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Wind Crest
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Nearly everyone gets the “winter blues” now and then. The days are shorter, the nights are longer, and the cold air nips at your nose, making isolation more common during winter months. But some people suffer from a more severe form of depression.

Tallgrass Creek
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A flip of the calendar and the New Year is here again. But while Americans are toasting with champagne, scribbling resolutions we won’t keep, and eating black-eyed peas for good luck, others around the world are celebrating in their own traditional ways. 

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Tallgrass Creek
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With an on-schedule November opening, Creek’s continuing care neighborhood continues to welcome new residents to its beautifully designed assisted living apartments. 

Tallgrass Creek
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href="http://www.ericksonliving.com/kansas-city-area/kansas-city-area-senior-l"> Creek Director of Dining Services Lea England and Executive Chef Marc Lewis are all about cooking for a crowd. 

Highland Springs
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Springs resident Joyce Kleinert signed up for a Facebook account in 2008, four years after then-Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg developed the social media site.

Highland Springs
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Springs, the Erickson Living community in North Dallas, recently welcomed Lana Van Giesen as director of resident life. In her new position, Van Giesen oversees the departments of community resources, pastoral care, fitness, social work, and home health. 

Highland Springs
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“Dallas is the only city in the world where you can talk all day and get paid for it,” says Joy Davis, a professional book reviewer who’s been on the speaking circuit for more than four decades.

Joy’s career got its start in the mid-1960s, when her husband Jewell, an electrical engineer with LTV Corporation, was transferred to Dallas.

Fox Run
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Retirees living at Fox Run were especially active this past autumn. For example, many of them took part in a color run, a popular style of 5K race in which participants are doused in a different color paint after each kilometer. 

Fox Run
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Pat Morgan spent her career as a teacher. She’s retired now, but in a unique way, she is still helping people learn. 

Pat leads Fox Run’s Arts a la Carte committee, which organizes monthly outings for residents to take advantage of Detroit’s vibrant arts and culture scene.