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Purim Traditions at Lester Senior Living

One of the most fun and joyous holidays is approaching fast: Purim! Here at Lester Senior Living, we really cannot wait for the festivities to begin. We are starting some new activities this year that weave in the age-old traditions of Purim, like

Your Senior and Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day can be difficult for anyone who has lost a loved one, but that doesnt mean the day has to be filled with sorrow. Spending Valentine’s Day with a senior who has lost a loved one is often a more special and meaningful experience. It’s a chance to remember that this holiday is more than a Hallmark card and chocolates, it’s about showing and...

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3 Ways for Seniors to Find Meaning in Life

The phenomenon of seniors losing interest in life is called anhedonia and it is not a condition to take lightly, as it can easily lead to depression or other mental health disorders. This issue is vitally important to shed light on as Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches. One key legacy of the Holocaust survivors was their ability to take a step each day towards their...

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The Benefits of Meditation for Seniors

Mindfulness, coupled with meditation, is all about being in the moment. Through practicing meditation, seniors can maintain full awareness and acceptance of their own thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surroundings. When we are truly mindful, we notice and accept our thoughts on what’s happening around us without immediately reacting to them. One of the...

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