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The Shared Housing Program in Covina from Masonic Outreach Services was inspired by co-housing programs that are gaining popularity across the United States. These novel living situations give seniors an opportunity to age in a supportive, social community. Learn more about shared housing here.

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When it comes to expressing thankfulness for wonderful people and good fortune in your life, are you speaking from the heart? If so, you are taking an important step in supporting your cardiac health. Learn more about how gratitude is healthy for the heart!

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It’s normal around this time of year, with short days and cold nights, to experience feelings of loss or loneliness. If you are feeling down, here are some simple ways to get yourself through the season and embrace the opportunities of the new year.

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Affordable housing can be difficult to find in California, especially for older adults.  Now, the Masonic Homes in Covina is offering the new Shared Housing Program on its beautiful campus, and eligible members, wives and widows in need are welcome to apply.  Learn more.

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While decreased efficiency in the lungs is, unfortunately, a normal part of aging, it doesn’t mean that seniors can’t take steps to protect their lungs from greater threats. Below are a few tips that senior clients can follow so that they continue to breathe easy.

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Our Masonic Homes campuses invite all members of the Masonic family and local community to join us for our Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Parties!

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Many of our brothers and communities are once again reeling from the devastation of wildfires in the north and south. Please know that Julie and I are among those in your California Masonic family who are sending you thoughts, prayers, and hope during this difficult time. Read more.

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Especially during the autumn season, colder temperatures, the presence of influenza, and even fallen leaves can put seniors’ wellbeing and independence at risk. Here are a few tips and best practices you can do to stay safe and enjoy everything that the autumn season has to offer.

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Seniors can maintain healthy mouths and reduce their risk of cavities, gum disease, and everything in between, all by following a few best practices. Here are a few that senior clients can incorporate into their routines.

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On Saturday, September 22, the Masonic Homes campus welcomed community members from throughout the Tri-City region to recognize the fall equinox with a festive campus-wide celebration.

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