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Cooking Warm Dinners for Cooler Nights

As the cooler days and nights set in, the appetites of older adults turn to foods that were just too heavy for the heat of summer. Whether attending a potluck dinner or progressive dinner party in the active adult senior living retirement community, a football tailgate party, a fall get-together, or just planning a warm meal for visiting family, one of the best ways to make wonderful fall dishes is with the ever-popular slow cooker. From favorite soups and stews to new adventures in eating, here are some great ideas for making this fall a gastronomic success!

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Seeing the Cincinnati Area’s Fall Colors: A Guide for Active Seniors

As summer comes to an end, it will go out in a blaze of glory as the leaves on many trees transition from green to a range of colors from bright yellow to fiery reds, peaking in mid- to late October. So, while the long hot days wane, it’s time to embrace the cooler autumn weather and take a fall color tour. Thanks to the many beautiful places to witness nature around Cincinnati as well as throughout Ohio, the beauty of autumn is easy to find. Here’s a list of best places for active seniors to go within a short drive of StoneBridge at Winton Woods to make the most of a fall color tour.

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Enjoy the Fall: Evening Stroll Ideas for Active Older Adults

As summer comes to a close and the leaves begin to turn, it’s a perfect time for active older adults to take advantage of cooler weather and enjoy an evening stroll around the retirement community like StoneBridge at Winton Woods, or one of the many wonderfully diverse places Cincinnati has to offer. Here’s a look at some of the possibilities to enjoy with family, friends and neighbors to get a little exercise and reinvigorate after the long hot summer.

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Learn the Basics of Bridge – A How-to Guide for Older Adults

An entertaining and beloved card game

One of the most entertaining and beloved card games of all time, Bridge is the perfect game for all seasons, all genders and all ages. It can be an especially good choice for older adults living in retirement communities because finding a foursome for a game is easy! Playing Bridge is not only fun, it’s challenging and can help keep seniors keep their brains sharp and their social skills intact. Many seniors enjoyed playing bridge years ago, but even those who have never played the game before can learn. There is no one way to learn Bridge, but here are several options to consider.

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Football Season is Almost Here, Throw an Active Senior Driveway Tailgate Party!

Everyone is looking forward to pigskins flying again, so now is a great time to plan a tailgate to celebrate the return of football! No need to head to the stadium, tailgating at home (aka “homegating”) with friends and neighbors can be just as much fun and much less challenging. So set up the big screen in the garage, bring out the folding chairs, and fire up the grill, it’s time to tailgate!

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Beat the Heat: Pool Exercises Active Seniors Can Do to Stay Fit AND Cool

Staying cool and fit in the heat of summer is easy for active seniors who have a pool nearby. Even seniors with mobility concerns can enjoy the buoyancy provided by water and work on staying limber and healthy. Some enjoy just swimming laps while others can participate in organized water exercise classes. But to take advantage of the pool alone or with a few friends, try these easy and simple pool exercises.

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The Best Dining Guides for Eating Out in the Cincinnati Area

As more and more active seniors get vaccinated for COVID-19, and pandemic restrictions are easing, we can finally get back to enjoying life in the greater Cincinnati area. If you love dining out, or are just tired of cooking most of your own meals – and doing the dishes – for the past year, it’s a welcome sign that restaurants are getting back to business as usual. To help you find the perfect place to dine, check out these top online dining resources. Before you head out for dinner sure to check with the restaurant by calling or visiting their website for their current COVID-19 policy.

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Getting Started with Backyard Bird Watching

There’s something very satisfying about attracting birds to your yard. It’s a rewarding hobby for older adults in retirement communities that they can share with their family and friends. These daily visitors bring color, activity, and sounds to your property that you would otherwise miss out on. A strategically placed bird feeder within sight of a dining room or living room window will provide hours of enjoyment for the active senior throughout the seasons. Getting started is easy and affordable, we’ve collected some tips below to get you started.

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