Category: Health and Fitness

Run Helga, Run!

Vista del Monte resident has laced up her running shoes for five decades During her time as a competitive runner, Vista del Monte resident Helga Carden estimates she has amassed about 25 trophies and medals. For anyone who has competed in this exhilarating sport throughout his or her life, that number of awards would be

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Embrace the Five Pillars of Aging Well in Celebration of Healthy Aging Month

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can significantly improve an individual’s quality of life. At our Front Porch retirement communities, we embrace a holistic approach to healthy aging and wellbeing that focuses on the mind, body, and spirit to help residents find meaning and enjoyment in life. In honor of Healthy Aging Month, September, 2020, these five

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Old Men and The Sea

In August 2014, my lifelong friend, Dave Radcliff, invited me to join a 20-plus-mile swim relay across Catalina Channel.  As it had never been attempted by 80-year-olds, we would set an international record.  I feared I wouldn’t measure up, but I accepted. Dave swam in the 1956 Olympics.  Our teammates, all Masters Swimmers, compete in

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