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  • By: Danielle Palli  If Nancy Criswell were being honest (and, she always is), she would tell you that the only reason she attended the Vertical 360° class when it was offered at Friendship Village of South Hills was because she was intrigued by the name. At age 98, she’s been an active resident at the […]

  • “If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.”  ~Dr. Robert Butler  In Dr. Roger Landry’s award-winning book, Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging, Dr. Roger shares a great tip for adding more purposeful movement into your day.  Here’s […]

  • By: Dr. Rob Winningham, PhD There are many well-documented reasons to get more physical activity, including reducing the chance of stroke, heart disease, or diabetes. Physical activity can also help mitigate depression, mood disorders and improve sleep. However, physical exercise has also been linked to improved cognitive abilities, including the ability to stay focused and […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry For over ninety-nine percent of the time we humans have walked the earth we lived in small groups: closely connected and with a common purpose. This cooperation made us powerful, allowed us to survive, and it made a difference that alone we could never make. Recently in our history, just some […]

  • Masterpiece Living® (MPL) is a well-known authority in Senior Living for its successful aging initiatives. Each year, MPL challenges its more than 80 partner organizations around the country to share how they are “Living It!” Living It® is a four-week campaign designed to inspire and challenge people to try new pursuits in the four components […]