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Getting Your Second Wind

Late last month, winds in Chicagoland and the Great Lakes region got up past 60 miles per hour, downing trees and power lines and creating a chilling, eerie howl across the miles. Coming in like a ferocious lion this year, March is known for its gusty conditions,...

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The Arts are So Fine!

Chronic pain? Anxiety? Depression? People can easily research and convince themselves to stock up on supplements and medications to live a healthier lifestyle. Yet medical professionals increasingly agree that not every remedy comes out of a medicine bottle. While you...

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Bon Appétit!

Shrimp quesadilla, veal marsala, bourbon salmon, cavatappi pasta marinara? Yes, please! Sound like some entrees from your favorite fine dining establishment? It does! And if you live at Monarch Landing, it very possibly is! Fine, upscale dining, once a luxury, has...

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Beyond “OM” – Meditation is Good for Mind, Body and Soul

Some of us remember watching or hearing about former ABC World News Tonight anchor Dan Harris’ on-air panic attack. While unusual and embarrassing, what is truly remarkable about Harris’ experience is how he ultimately conquered his anxiety and the incessant chatter...

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Seniors Gain Big Benefits from Adopting Senior Pets

Pets help give form and function to the day with their regular demands for food, play, exercise and rest. They entertain us with their antics and keep us mentally engaged. Their friendly presence is a balm for those whose friendships and relationships have been...

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