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Loss of Transportation Independence one of Many Issues

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.” ― Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns Fifty Studies have found that as we age, the fear of losing our independence far outweighs any fear […]

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A Circle of Experts

The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has declared May 14-20, 2017 National Senior Move Managers Week. During this recognition week, NASMM and NASMM members around the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia will be promoting the value of Senior Move Management and Senior Move Managers’ commitment to assisting older adults and their families […]

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Self-Care through Mindful Movement

Thanks to this month’s guest writer Sandy Warren, Yoga Instructor and Body Centric Life Coach! Mindful movement trains you to deeply relax, move and breathe slowly, calm your mind, and fully attend to the present moment. Mindful movement is a way of cultivating peacefulness, joy, and presence in relation to self, others and the world. How […]

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Go Slow and Be Mindful

Thanks to this month’s guest writer Sandy Warren, Yoga Instructor and Body Centric Life Coach! How nice it is to think about slowing down in our fast-paced world. Mindful, or meditative movement is a form of exercise incorporating slow, repetitive movements, as well as a focus on the body and breath, with the intention of deep relaxation. […]

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Tax Day is Just Around the Corner

Just a reminder that TAX DAY 2017 is just around the corner and, interestingly, it falls on Tuesday, April 18th this year. (When April 15 falls on a Saturday or Sunday, tax returns are due the following Tuesday!) So, if you haven’t already begun to assemble and organize 2016 receipts, documents, W-2’s, 1099’s, etc., you […]

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Heart Health Goes Beyond Diet & Exercise

How are you doing with keeping the resolutions we talked about last month? Hope you have stuck with your plan and are seeing good results. Many people resolve to lose weight and, in general, live a more healthy lifestyle. We thought we would take the opportunity in Heart Healthy Month (as designated by the American […]

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January, A Perfect Time to Make a Fresh Start

I don’t know about you, but every year around about January 1, I start getting the itch to reorganize and reduce my STUFF! What is it about the holidays that gives us that feeling of “whew, that’s over, time to take stock and simplify?” Maybe it’s the fact that many of us spend so much […]

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New Years Resolutions….Whose Idea was that?

Ahh, it’s that dreaded time of year again…(and I’m not talking about the task of putting all the holiday paraphernalia back in the box)…when we may feel societal pressure to make personal resolutions for the New Year. We must confess that we are not typically very good at making resolutions, much less keeping them! We […]

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An Attitude of Gratitude on Thanksgiving & Beyond


Thanksgiving celebrations in the “New World” began as harvest celebrations as early as the 1500’s. The first official Thanksgiving celebration occurred in 1621, as the Pilgrims and Native Americans came together to celebrate their first harvest after settling in Massachusetts. From that time, the observance of Thanksgiving took place, off and on, and was designated […]

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The Charlotte Mecklenburg Aging Coalition Recently Celebrated 20 Years!

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As members of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Aging Coalition, we were delighted to share in the celebration, recently, of CMAC’s 20 years of advocacy on the behalf of older adults. This group of professionals and advocates works tirelessly together to promote issues important to the aging population. The mission of CMAC is to facilitate community and agency […]

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