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Mindfulness Meditation

Social Services Director Kim Coder has been leading monthly guided mindfulness meditation groups with residents that include body scans – a way to get more in touch with your body…

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Fitting Into Your Parents’ Genes

Aside from eating well, exercising regularly, and not smoking, another factor that determines whether we will age well is the influence of our parents’ lifespans. Recent research shows that those…

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Board Beacon – Dick Schramm

The near-disaster in Copiapo, Chile — 33 miners were trapped underground for more than two months — made headlines in August 2010, not only as a result of every man’s…

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Fiber-Rich Diet Promotes Healthy Aging

We know that eating a diet that is rich in fiber provides numerous health benefits.  The latest research indicates that intake of dietary fiber may actually help people reach old…

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Old Game, New Venue

Barclay Friends’ 15th Annual Golf Classic was a great success.  Golfers and residents enjoyed the beautiful weather at our new venue, Whitford Country Club.  Participants were treated to a great…

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Voices in Our Ears, Portals to the Past

What’s your favorite song? Every decade in history has fostered its own collection of Billboard hits. Movie soundtracks, religious music, Broadway shows — our memories and emotions are deeply tied…

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Barclay Staff Interviewed for “County Lines” Magazine

Our very own Recreation Director, Elsabet, was interviewed for a piece in the August 2016 issue of County Lines Magazine in a section entitled “Services at Private Communities”: There’s a…

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Taking Up a Collection

If you are looking for an intellectually stimulating activity that will boost your brain power and unleash your creative potential, start a collection. Whether you choose to collect tea cups,…

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Using Music & Memory to Improve Quality of Life for Those with Dementia

Click here to listen to Dan and Sarah’s podcast on Boomer Generation Radio!   Dan Cohen is Founder and Executive Director of Music & Memory, which connects those with cognitive…

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