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Keeping a Healthy Mind with Lifelong Learning

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Mar 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Learning is an important part of our lives from childhood through adulthood.  Research at the University of California, Irvine tells us the brain continues to grow and thrive through continual learning.

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Topics: Lifelong Learning

3 Ways to Continue Learning in Retirement

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Mar 2, 2015 3:10:34 PM

Learning takes place throughout a lifetime beginning in childhood, It takes place in different situations in and out of the classroom through interactions with others and the world around us. It is a fact that healthy lifestyle habits include brain fitness, and opportunities for new learning experiences challenge and stimulate the brain.   

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Topics: Lifelong Learning

Are You Looking for Creative Outlets in a Retirement Community?

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Feb 9, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Retirement gives us an opportunity to continue the pursuit of our passions and also discover a few new ones. Choose to live in community with opportunities to develop your creative talents. At Kendal, you’re encouraged to seek the creative outlets you’ve always enjoyed and we make certain there is no shortage of avenues to do so.

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Topics: Lifelong Learning

6 Apps Every Senior Should Have

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jan 31, 2015 2:15:37 PM

 

Thanks to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, the world is literally at our fingertips. These portable devices are often easier to use than desktop computers. Smartphones and tablets work with a simple touch of a finger and can be loaded with very helpful applications (or apps). There is literally an app out there for everything; from games to travel guides to cooking to weather, the possibilities are endless when it comes to portable devices.

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Topics: Lifelong Learning

5 Ways Social Media Can Benefit Older Adults

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jan 30, 2015 12:32:00 AM

When social media initially came onto the scene, many viewed it as simply a fad. It wasn’t. Social media is now a part of many people’s lives, and it seems to be everywhere you look. And contrary to what some believe, many older adults are utilizing social media on a regular basis; of the 59 percent of adults over 65 who use the internet, 49 percent of them use social media in some way.

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Topics: Lifelong Learning

Terms to Know if You’re New to Social Media

Posted by Molly Kavanaugh on Jan 28, 2015 1:43:01 PM

Social media platforms are excellent ways to stay social as you grow older, yet there are some older adults that do not use them. Their hesitation often comes from a lack of understanding: not only not knowing how each one works, but also being unfamiliar with the lingo that social media users employ. Hearing words such as “tweet,” “hashtag,” and “hangout” may be like trying to decipher a foreign language.

Terminology Behind Social Media

To help you reap the benefits of social media, we’ve put together a list of terms associated with three of the most-used social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter and Google+. These should make it easier to get started using social media.

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Topics: Lifelong Learning

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