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Angels have been around since the beginning of time. They are mentioned throughout the Bible. Some people have studied the angel realms. They believe that we each have a guardian angel and angel guides. The folks who have studied angels believe there are several levels of angels. Famous archangels include Archangel Michael (people pray to him for protection), and Archangel Raphael (people pray to him for good health or healing). In the study of angels, one learns how to be aware of messages the angels are giving you.
Exercise Slows the Effects of Aging
Exercise is effective in stalling or even reversing the body’s natural tendency to lose muscle cells and fiber as we age, says Gary Angstadt, exercise physiologist, St. Luke’s Health and Fitness Center.
Gary will be one of the speakers at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus Senior Expo on Saturday, June 11, a free event designed for people 60 and older. Call St. Luke’s InfoLink at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537) for more information.
Ensuring Your Care
One of the things that frightens most boomers and seniors is the prospect of becoming sick and saddling children with their care. The loss of independence is scary, but becoming a burden to a child is petrifying. Fortunately, there is peace of mind for this worry, and it is offered by one of the Lehigh Valley’s most respected organizations – Phoebe Ministries.
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- Beach Property Drawbacks
- Benefits of Using Senior Real Estate Specialist
Getting the Right Help for Your Move
When you’re ready to move, are you going to call your friends with pickup trucks to come over and...
- Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?
- Preventing Medicare Fraud
- What’s a Geriatric Assessment?
- Benefits of Playing an Instrument
- Colonoscopy Saves Lives
- Dealing With Neck Pain
- Earth Angels
Find Care Directory
Looking for retirement, eldercare or senior care services? Find one near you.
Celebrate Older Americans Month
To celebrate Older Americans Month all older adults are encouraged to blaze a trail to civic engagement. Civic Engagement means working to make a difference in the lives of your community and its members. Community service and volunteering are common ways to refer to the act of helping others. No matter what you call it, older Americans are doing it, and in higher numbers than ever before.
Preserving Our Land’s Heritage
Did you know that Wildlands Conservancy protects land across 10 counties in our area covering over 54,000 acres? It protects these lands for us, the public.For over 40 years its mission has been to acquire and preserve land and its habitat.
Downsizing Your Home Tips
Got too much stuff, too much house, too many bills? Here are some quick tips for downsizing:
1. Access your needs
What do you really need? Walk around your home and see what you’ve used in the past year and how often. One tip is to take everything out of your closets, cabinets and shelves and only put back what you actually use. If you like to hang on to your stuff, you may want to ask your spouse or children to do this for you. Don’t throw away anything valuable. If something might be worth a good amount of money, sell it. If not, be sure to recycle or dispose of it properly. Do not flush or throw into the trash any expired/unwanted medicines. They will contaminate the water supply. Any drugstore will dispose of these items responsibly, free of charge. You can also see if your city has a hazardous waste disposal facility.