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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The value of friendships as we grow older and ideas for how to make them

Friends can play many roles in our lives. Some we count on when times are troubled. Others are always ready for a good time. One friend may have the best advice to offer when we’re faced with a difficult decision. While another shares our passion for reading historical novels or attending the symphony.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

How independent living communities challenge these 5 cliches about growing older

Growing older is something we all do from the day we are born. Yet as we leave the work world behind and begin retirement, a number of cliches seem to arrive along with the birthday wishes.

The trouble with cliches is that they’re not necessarily true. Or challenged. Becoming part of a society’s belief system, they often masquerade as a joke. But the danger is that they can easily become accepted without being questioned for their validity.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

3 realities of aging that may make independent living the better choice

Smart aging recognizes both the possibilities and challenges of growing older. It’s not necessary to give up favorite activities just because you’ve reached a certain age, but it’s also important, to be honest.

The years do bring changes to our bodies and our minds. And it’s true that we may not be able to do everything we used to or not at the same level or speed. But the one commonality between those who won’t shortchange what they want out of life?

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