News from Meadow Ridge

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How to Write a Memoir

So, what’s your story? Everyone has one, and telling yours is a powerful way to share the lessons of your life. Writing a memoir is your chance to leave a legacy for your loved ones and future generations who might otherwise never get the chance to meet you. Imagine if you could read the stories …

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Moving Into Senior Living Doesn’t Mean You’re “Retired”

It’s not surprising Dan Sharp is a fine dinner companion. He’s led an interesting, globe-trotting life that’s provided him plenty of compelling stories. But when he and his wife, Revelle, moved to Meadow Ridge, they were thrilled to find they had joined a community chock-full of equally accomplished and fascinating people. “We’ve made so many …

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Where to Stay After Hospital Discharge: What Connecticut Seniors Should Know

Leaving after a hospital stay doesn’t always mean everything returns to normal. The month, or months, after a hospital discharge represent a high-risk period. Seniors who are coming home from the hospital often require care and support in the form of rehabilitation services, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy or nursing care until they’re fully …

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Pet-Friendly Places in Redding, CT, to Visit with Your Dog

If you’re a dog lover, you know a few things. Like, put your pet in the best-insulated room in the house on the Fourth of July. And that doggie bags really are for dogs. And especially, that you can never have enough fun new spots to enjoy with your pooch. Fortunately, Redding and the surrounding …

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Don’t Miss These Senior Living Tax-Deduction Opportunities

Senior Living and Taxes: Don’t Miss These Perks If you’re considering moving into a senior living community, you’re probably thinking about the financial implications of doing so and wondering if you’re eligible for a continuing care retirement community tax deduction. Fortunately for you, there are indeed tax deductions available for seniors who choose to live …

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The Benefits of Pilates and 5 Easy Pilates Exercises for Seniors

If you’re looking to strengthen your body’s core — abdomen, lower back, inner and outer thighs, and so on — as well as maintain, or achieve, good posture, then Pilates is for you. Pilates has been around since the 1920s, but only entered the fitness mainstream about a decade ago. It’s been gaining popularity ever …

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Mom, Dad, There’s Something We Should Talk About

With Thanksgiving just days away, and the holiday season on the horizon, the next several weeks are sure to include a cornucopia of festive meals, football Sundays, and enough family bonding to sustain the average person through a lengthy winter.

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