Category Archives: Of Special Interest

How Seniors Can Encourage The Younger Generation To Get A Start In Life

The US Census Bureau projected that Americans aged 65 and above will outnumber the younger generation by 2035. This could require more senior organizations that  cater to the needs of the elderly. But aside from serving other seniors, they are also … Continue reading

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Caring For Aging Skin

Caring For Aging Skin There’s no getting around the fact that as we grow older, our skin begins to lose some of its youthful vigor. Over time, you may start to notice more fine lines and wrinkles, uneven pigmentation, or … Continue reading

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AARP Smart Driver Course, Monday, August 5th & Tuesday, August 6th

The AARP Smart Driver Course will be held Monday, August 5th and Tuesday, August 6th between 9:00 am to 1:00 pm each day (you must attend both days to get a certificate of completion.) United Baptist Church 7100 Columbia Pike … Continue reading

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Yoga For Seniors: A Better Way To Good Health

Photo credit by Pexels While it may seem counter-intuitive, yoga can be an excellent choice to help seniors improve physically and mentally. This low-impact exercise has the added benefits of mindfulness, relaxation and meditation as well as showing people how … Continue reading

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My Home Companion Gives The Elderly An Option To Access Spiritual Care

When Michael Rodia’s mother was not able to receive the sacraments and participate in church activities, she found solace in My Home Companion’s faith-based initiative. The company arranged for a home visit from an extraordinary minister of holy Communion, someone … Continue reading

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Pet Care Advice for Seniors

According to some statistics, the rate of pet ownership stays consistent for people aged 25 to 54 (around percent), but then drops off for older adults (down to 32 percent for people over 65). That may be due to the … Continue reading

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Metro Senior SmarTrip® Cards

The bright yellow Senior SmarTrip® card for citizens age 65 and older enables seniors to get the discounted fare on Metrobus and Metrorail. A SmarTrip® card is easy to use and faster than a farecard. Just touch it to the … Continue reading

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