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The Newark Senior Center is a Great Resource for Aging Parents in Northern Delaware

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This week I’m spotlighting a major force in New Castle County – the Newark Senior Center https://newarkseniorcenter.com/. The organization is celebrating its 50th Anniversary, and offers the following services for members who pay $33 a year or $300 for a lifetime membership:

CHEER is Another Great Service for Seniors Who Want to Stay in Their Homes

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This week I’m spotlighting another great resource for folks who live near Greenwood, Georgetown, Milton, Lewes, Long Neck, Frankford, Roxana and Millsboro. Like Village Volunteers, the CHEER organization fosters independence for those who are age 50 and older by providing a range of services, including:

Volunteer to Help Seniors Stay in Their Homes

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One of my favorite New Year’s resolutions is my commitment to volunteer more, give more, and do more to spread kindness through everyday actions. This year, as I think back on the posts I’ve done about Independent Living options for seniors https://www.activeadultsdelaware.com/blog/posts/2023/11/01/take-a-luxury-cruise-or-move-into-the-lodge-at-truitt-homestead/, I’d like to spotlight one of the best ways to support older folks who want to age in place in the homes they love.

Don'tt Let Yourself be Ambushed by Flooding that Your Homeowner's Policy Doesn't Cover

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As a result we have tremendous flooding in low-lying areas, with long stretches of roads either closed or significantly limited in the amount of traffic they’ll accommodate. On days like this it’s fairly easy for us to convince homebuyers to get the facts about flood insurance because these familiar places are literally underwater.

Check Out These Ideas for Relaxing New Year's Celebrations

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Unless you’re looking for something different. A quiet evening with a smaller group of friends and family, perhaps, with a special dinner and simpler entertainment . . . or even a bigger group of friends and neighbors brought together for a more reflective experience.

Ramp Up Your Gift-Giving with Help from the Cape Gazette Holiday Guide

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​What’s always mattered most about our life in Delaware is the broad range of opportunities we have to enjoy nature, entertainment and culture, and the simple pleasures of good friends and neighbors. That’s why my last two posts about the winter holidays have focused on parades, performances, gorgeously decorated homes and other wonderful experiences.

Off-Season Life at the Beach is Even Better with Wonderful Restaurant Discounts

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Earlier I had the pleasure of posting about ways to simplify Thanksgiving by dining at a restaurant or ordering all kinds of dishes from restaurants and grocery stores offering carry-out options. This post is even more fun for everyone who wants to cook a little less and enjoy all kinds of wonderful cuisine throughout the off-season months at the beach. 

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