Living Longer, Living Better

Living longer is both a goal and a reality for many people these days. But we all know that living better is just as important as living longer. Make longer living better living by staying connected to your community, being mindful of your physical and emotional health, and engaging your mind in positive, productive tasks each day.

Members of the Sun City crew include (from left) Marilyn Navarro, Ken Ayers, Karen Leonard, Robert Leonard and Ted Stone.

Retirees to the Rescue: Senior Volunteers Staff Sun City's Emergency Crew

For this team of volunteers, retirement is an opportunity to save lives

Art Barg and his seasonal green tomato pie.

A Pie-Making Centenarian

Content provided by Good Samaritan Society. Well past the century mark at age 103, Art Barg continues making his seasonal green tomato pies. Watch the video to see him at work — and tasting the final product.

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Stacy Kahri, Director of Operations for Generations, accepts a check from Northwood Retirement Community Office Manager Jennifer Wilson and administrator Diane Jones. The money, a grant from the Good Samaritan Society, will help fund the Meals on Wheels.

This Grant Kept Meals on Wheels Rolling

Homebound seniors don't have to wait for a hot meal thanks to a generous donation.

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A recipe book with various utensils and ingredients.

6 Steps to Start a Meal Plan

Meal planning can sound intimidating. Here are the steps you need to help you on your way to a nutritious diet.

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Balsamic salmon with pears and pecans

The Winning Recipe: Balsamic Salmon with Pears and Pecans

How a new menu idea offers an alternative to meat and potatoes

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6 Surprising Benefits of Doing Jigsaw Puzzles

How puzzles can help you relax, improve your memory, bond with family and more.

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Navarro, Ayers, and Leonard with volunteers standing in front of one of their two ambulances.

These Volunteer Retirees Are Ready to Save Lives

The Sun City Center Emergency Squad is a volunteer organization that provides the Sun City Center, Florida senior living community with Basic Life Support (BLS) services and ambulance transportation – as well as wheelchair, crutch, and cane lending. Guideposts spent the day with one of their teams, while members answered phone calls, practiced CPR and more.

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4 Simple Keys to Ensure a Happy Retirement

Retirement expert Eric Thurman on how to find lasting joy in retirement.

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8 Ways to Cultivate Positive Relationships

8 Ways to Cultivate Positive Relationships

These practical tips are sure to boost the meaningful connections in your life

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Playing music for health

Want to Boost Your Brain? Play Music

The more you learn and play music, the more your brain can whistle a happy tune.

Think Positive Today, Be Healthy Tomorrow

Think Positive Today, Be Healthy Tomorrow

New research suggests that optimism has long-term health benefits.

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Making a positive list

How to Reap the Benefits of Positive List-Making

Get inspired by lists that are so much more than “to-do.”

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A mother and her young daughter work together to prepare a healthy meal

5 Tips for Healthy Eating

Check out these strategies to feed body and soul 

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Diane and her trusty sous-chef, her son Caleb

How Baking Simple Desserts Changed Her Life

Diane Hill Roark never thought her basic baking skills would land her on Today or earn her a spot in the World Food Championships

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