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Masterpiece Living | Health & Aging

The Top 5 Reasons Why Retirement Stinks

By: Emily Shoemake
June 6th, 2019

Have you reached retirement age? Perhaps you have already retired, but you're finding that it's not all it's cracked up to be. Everyone says that once you retire, you'll never look back. They say retirement improves health and well-being. They even say it's the best decision you'll ever make. Well, here's what we have to say to that, "Not true!"

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Masterpiece Living | Health & Aging

The Secret to Staying Healthy

By: Emily Shoemake
March 27th, 2019

It has been well publicized in recent years that a sedentary lifestyle can increase the likelihood of adverse medical conditions. Some of these conditions include diabetes, heart attack, certain cancers, stroke, cognitive decline, and osteoporosis.

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Lessons in Happiness: An Interview with Barbara Herrera

By: Emily Shoemake
March 20th, 2019

The following is republished with permission from the Masterpiece Living Mosaic. To learn more about Masterpiece Living at Presbyterian Senior Living, click here. Written by: Danielle Palli

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Children and Seniors: How Intergenerational Programs Bridge the Gap

By: Emily Shoemake
March 13th, 2019

Seniors and children may be at opposite ends of the age spectrum, but they still have plenty in common. Recent studies have found evidence that points to the profound mutual benefits of intergenerational interactions between these two groups. There are many advantages of promoting relationships between children and seniors, and Presbyterian Senior Living is passionate about providing activities to bridge the generation gap.

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Masterpiece Living | CCRC

Senior Living in Baltimore: Helping Residents Ignite Their Passions at Glen Meadows

By: Stephen Juliano
January 29th, 2018

“There is no passion to be found playing small--in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." -- Nelson Mandela We all have things we are passionate about. From hobbies and interests to family and friends, our passions are what drive us each day, and they can provide us with a sense of fulfillment and purpose. Which is why the staff at Glen Meadows Retirement Community just outside of Baltimore, MD, wanted to help Independent Living residents who were having trouble following their passions.

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Masterpiece Living | Caregiver Support

Merry Stressmas: How to Handle the Stress of the Holidays

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
November 30th, 2017

The following is republished with permission from the Masterpiece Living Mosaic. To learn more about Masterpiece Living at Presbyterian Senior Living, click here. "Merry Stressmas!” It should come as no surprise to learn that the holiday season (November through December) is often considered the sixth most stressful life event. Of people surveyed in a national study, 65% admitted to being anxious during the holidays, and 45% would rather skip it altogether. What can we do when the “most wonderful time of the year” is anything but? Brain expert, Dr. Rob Winningham, weighs in with some valuable tips for staying calm during the busy season and preserving memories in the process.

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