Enjoy Fall in the Flathead Valley

Ask anyone who has lived in Montana for a while what their favorite season is, and we’d guess that you’ll get “fall” as the resounding answer. The cooling air, the vibrant colors and the ability to enjoy the sights without crowds of tourists are just a few reasons everyone loves the fall. Tucked away in …

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Dehydration and Seniors

Drink Up! Dehydration in Seniors With the summer sun and warm weather upon us, more and more of us tend to head outside for outdoor fun and activities. But, before you enjoy your fun in the sun, it’s important to make sure that you stay hydrated. Dehydration is extremely common, but seniors are at increased …

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Glacier National Park Hiking

Easy Hikes for Active Seniors in Glacier National Park Glacier National Park, located in the Rocky Mountains area of Montana, is a popular attraction for sightseers and outdoor enthusiasts. There are over 700 different trails to explore, each with their own unique views of different parts of the area. For the active senior who wishes …

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Stroke Awareness – Prevention and Recovery Tips

Did you know that stroke is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States? While over 800,000 people in the US experience a stroke each year, the good news is that over 80% of strokes can be prevented by making healthy changes to your diet and lifestyle. Learn some tips for stroke …

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3 Lower Back Exercises to Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

A common misconception about physical fitness is that it must involve strenuous exercises and long workouts in order to reap the benefits. But the truth is that even low-impact exercises and short stretching sessions can contribute to a healthier lifestyle and improved physical well-being. Some older adults may have flexibility or mobility issues, making some …

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Why the City of Kalispell is a Great Choice for Seniors

Since 1892, Kalispell has been the focal point of northwest Montana. In fact, Kalispell is considered the largest city and commercial center in the Flathead Valley, with a population of around 23,000 people. Kalispell provides its residents with a host of amenities to ensure a fun, relaxing and productive lifestyle. You’ll find top-quality restaurants for …

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Donating Your Household Items to Charity

Every year around this time, many of us get inspired to clean, declutter and throw away stuff that we no longer need. It’s spring cleaning season, and this is a great time of year to donate your unwanted belongings to a charity or local organization. Not only is donating a great way to eliminate clutter …

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Three Can’t-Miss Kalispell Wineries to Savor This Spring

Looking for things to do in Kalispell, Montana? Wineries are a great springtime and warm weather activity for seniors to enjoy. Many locations offer walking tours of their facilities, which means that not only do you get some exercise, but you also get to learn more about the wine industry and how your favorite spirits …

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3 Senior Cycling Tips for Active Adults

The days of bicycling being just an activity for children are long gone! Cycling for seniors is great exercise, and more and more older adults are putting pedal to the pavement and going for a ride. In fact, cycling among those 60 years and better is growing the fastest of all age groups, according to …

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An Interview with a Kalispell Chef

Do you know what’s in your food and where it comes from? The residents at Immanuel Lutheran Communities do – because the dining team not only feeds them, but educates them on what they’re eating. That’s one of the passions that came through when we spoke with Food and Beverage Director and Executive Chef, Andrew …

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