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6 Ways Seniors Can Volunteer Their Time – and Why They Should

With extra time on their hands, seniors may find it beneficial to look into volunteering in their community. From maintaining forests to working with at-risk kids, there are a variety of ways older adults can do good and feel good at the same time.

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Program Spotlight: Music Together Generations

Music Together Generations classes can provide a kind of substitute grandparent experience for the babies, toddlers and preschoolers who attend. Find out what you'll experience when you attend a class at a nearby Capital Senior Living community.

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Forming Intergenerational Relationships: Why It’s Beneficial for Seniors & Tomorrow's Youth

They say “with age comes wisdom,” but the youth of today can provide many benefits to seniors. It’s time to start building an intergenerational relationship — whether it’s with your grandkids or community members. Volunteering your time to younger generations can be truly rewarding.

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Seniors Can Maintain a Sharp, Healthy Mind

As important as it is for seniors to take care of their physical health as they age, it’s just as vital to look after their mental health. Learn about the different ways to keep a mind sharp.

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Playing Music at an Older Age: The Benefits and Instruments You Should Consider Picking Up

If you think it’s too late to pick up an instrument, it’s time to change your tune. From improved cognitive health to stress relief, the benefits of learning guitar, piano or any other musical instrument can breathe new life into your latter years. So, what instrument is right for you?

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