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As We Get Older, the Importance of Friendship Grows

importance of friendship July 25, 2023

There’s no denying the vital roles friendship plays at all stages of life. We learn from our friends, have fun with them, confide in them, celebrate our successes and victories with them and rely on them for emotional support when life challenges us. Friendship also benefits us mentally and [...]

Is Independent Living at The Variel the Right Choice for You or Someone You Love?

independent living right choice for you June 27, 2023

With countless opportunities for having a good time in and around our community — and more time to engage in all of those adventures and activities —  independent living may be just what you’re looking for. Ready to do some preliminary exploring? Let’s go! What Is Independent [...]

If You Want Your Brain to Age Well, Check Your Plate

senior dining options in Woodland Hills May 30, 2023

Ask any 10 people what they consider a healthy diet, and you’ll probably get 10 very different responses. Unless the 10 people you ask are nutritionists or dietitians, of course. If you’re familiar with the general guidelines for good nutrition, then you probably know these basics: [...]

Looking for a Simple Way to Improve Your Health? Move More!

simple ways to improve your health April 21, 2023

If you spend most of your time sitting, you probably already know that’s not good for you. Research shows a sedentary lifestyle can increase your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, depression and other [...]

4 Basic Tips on How to Stay Safe Online and Avoid Getting Scammed

how to stay safe online March 27, 2023

As people of all ages spend more time online, scammers and hackers are becoming more sophisticated. Consumers reported losing almost $9 billion dollars in scams last year, according to data released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) — an increase of more than 30% compared with [...]

Wondering What to Do in Retirement? Consider Hiring a Life Coach

consider hiring life coach for retirement February 23, 2023

You may have thought that life coaches are only for people who want help advancing their career or those experiencing some sort of existential angst. The truth, however, is that life coaching can benefit people in all walks of life — including older adults who are approaching retirement [...]