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Mary McAleer

Mary is a graduate of Purdue University where she specialized in Restaurants, Hotels and Institutional Business Development. Mary uses her expertise to provide real-world and consultative solutions for senior nutrition congregate and home-delivered meal programs. With over 30 years of restaurant operations and senior healthcare experience, Mary enjoys helping Baby Boomers experience the lifestyle they desire!

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Celebrate Older Americans Month!

Posted by Mary McAleer on May 22, 2019 1:23:14 PM

Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) launches ways to help celebrate Older Americans Month.  This year’s theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. It’s designed to make it easy for everyone to get involved.

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Topics: Senior Health

Rethinking Senior Centers to Attract Baby Boomers

Posted by Mary McAleer on Jan 16, 2019 11:39:00 AM

 

This is part one of a four part series on socialization for older adults and attracting baby boomers to senior centers.

Like all forms of activity, socialization becomes increasingly more important as we age. From stress levels and self-esteem to fitness and overall health, an active social life directly affects an older adults’ mental, physical, and emotional state, making it key to a longer life. But what’s more, are the cognitive benefits. Consistent social interactions and positive relationships don’t just keep seniors stimulated, they keep them mentally sharp and intellectually engaged, helping to prevent declines in memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and various forms of dementia.

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Topics: Senior Nutrition

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