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Elderly woman with young woman shopping

Are you looking for the perfect place to enjoy your golden years? As you explore senior living communities, be sure to evaluate their neighborhoods. Consider their amenities, from restaurants and parks to grocery stores and pharmacies. Luckily for you, at the Shores of Lake Phalen, our community – located on Lake Phalen in Maplewood, Minnesota ...

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If you think aging means slowing down, you clearly haven’t checked out the numerous programs and activities geared toward seniors in Roseville, Minnesota, which is located near our home in Maplewood. One hot spot of activity is the Roseville Area Senior Program. Better known as RASP, the program offers everything from educational materials and community ...

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Adult students working together in a library

You’ve heard it before: “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Fortunately, this popular adage has been disproven again and again. From social connections to emotional well-being, lifelong learning has several proven benefits. With a good teacher, solid study habits, and an engaging subject, it’s entirely possible to learn new things as an adult. ...

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Green-Veggies

There’s a reason kale became the leafy green darling of both the culinary and fitness worlds: This common and affordable supermarket staple is a powerhouse of nutrition. According to the Mayo Clinic, kale is packed with calcium, potassium, copper, manganese, and vitamins A, B6, C, and K. Of course, kale isn’t the only valuable vegetable ...

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Canadian Days in Little Canada is a special time of year. Since 1977, Little Canada and Thunder Bay, Ontario, have dedicated a weekend to celebrating the international friendship between the two communities. The 2018 celebration kicks off on August 3rd and ends on the 5th, and we encourage you to explore the activities available during the ...

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History

Do you love discovering stories of the past? Can you spend countless hours scouring the local history archives at the Ramsey County Library? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you might enjoy a visit to the Little Canada History Center operated by the Little Canada Historical Society. You’ll get to swap stories ...

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A happy senior couple enjoying a moment of love

Elizabeth Gilbert sums up the quest for happiness in her book Eat, Pray, Love. “People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate,” she writes. “But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, ...

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Senior Couple Hiking Together

When you’re young, it’s easy to take the ability to walk without a care for granted. And when you’re older, it’s easy to feel frustrated with your slow legs and tired feet. However, think about how many miles your body has carried you over the years. It’s pretty incredible how durable our bodies are, but unfortunately, stiff ...

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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure or are tired of managing your hypertension with medications, you’ll be pleased to learn that there are many natural ways to lower blood pressure. In fact, simple lifestyle changes like exercising and eating a healthful diet can help you manage and lower your blood pressure. Natural ...

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Tired senior woman in the bed

Do you snore? You’re in good company – 37 million Americans snore on a regular basis (source). And if you’re a snorer, there’s a good chance someone has told you about it (or complained about it) at some point in your life, whether a spouse, a roommate, a sibling, or a parent. Although you might ...

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