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“Attitude of Gratitude”

Posted on February 4, 2021 - We often hear that feeling thankful is good for our emotional well-being. This interesting study from the University of Exeter in the UK looks at the way Japanese attitudes about gratitude and meaningfulness promote healthy aging.

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Preserving Our Sense of Purpose—Even Now

Posted on February 2, 2021 - Gerontologists tell us that feeling we make a difference in the world provides a powerful healthy aging boost. A 2019 study of 7,000 older adults published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science showed that those who engaged in activities they consider worthwhile have more positive health outcomes. Study author Prof. Andrew Steptoe of University College London (UCL) said that the effects include better personal relationships, healthier lifestyles, better mental and physical health, and higher rates of exercise and socialization.

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Majority of seniors have been targeted by a Social Security scam in the past three months. Here’s how to protect yourself

Posted on January 28, 2021 - This number is unbelievable! CNBC reports that over half of older adults have been targeted by scammers pretending to be from Social Security.

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Gout Is No Longer “The Disease of Kings”

Posted on January 26, 2021 - Gout is a painful type of arthritis that most commonly affects the joints of the big toe, but might also affect the ankle, heel, knees, wrists, fingers, or elbow. Like other joint diseases, gout can be painful and disabling—yet people with this condition sometimes fail to seek treatment due to misinformation.

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Governor McMaster visits Trinity on Laurens' COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Posted on January 21, 2021 - Today Trinity on Laurens hosted Governor McMaster to promote the long-term care COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at their community. Trinity's residents are excited to receive the vaccine on-site without having to leave home.

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