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Along with laughter, vegetables are key to longevity, so why not march to a healthier beat with some of these tricks!

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As part of its memory care program, the Masonic Home at Union City incorporates a brain-and-heart-healthy food regimen based on the “Blue Zones”—regions of the world with the highest concentration of centenarians, where elders thrive, with few degenerative diseases.

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If you’re planning for an upcoming surgery that will require skilled recovery care, it’s important to take the time to research your options to identify the provider that is best equipped to meet your specific needs. Here are some questions to consider.

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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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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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