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Benefits of Swimming

Benefits of Swimming

  The residents at Veranda of Pensacola love our swimming pool. It’s used throughout the day in a variety of ways  – from water aerobic classes to the leisurely afternoon swim. The healthy benefits to swimming are well-known, but is swimming better than other exercises, walking for […]

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The Median Age of Florida

The Median Age of Florida

A recent story by US News listed a number of states where the median age is declining. Spoiler alert, Florida wasn’t one of them. :) The (youngest) states listed in the story are: North Dakota Alaska Hawaii Montana Wyoming South Dakota Oklahoma Where is Florida in this […]

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Seniors Are Using the Internet

Seniors Are Using the Internet

Today, 59% of seniors (ages 65 or older) report they go online- a six percent increase since April 2012 according to the Pew Research Center. This is quite understandable as the internet is an increasingly vital piece of our culture. Seniors are using the internet for news and information, government […]

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When Should You Stop Driving?

When Should You Stop Driving?

One of the hardest decisions for seniors to make is knowing when to hang up the car keys. Driving means independence, yet no one wants to have an accident and hurt another person. Growing older doesn’t automatically mean you’re a worse driver, but health issues may hinder […]

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When Is It Time to Retire?

When Is It Time to Retire?

  I found an interesting blog post recently from a gentleman describing exactly how he knew it was time to retire. Here’s a quote: Overcoming my biggest fear. I have always felt one of the biggest risks of entering retirement is not having enough to do to keep busy, engaged […]

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Best Retirement Community

Best Retirement Community

Discover why The Veranda of Pensacola is the Best Retirement Community for you… Regular water aerobics classes in our indoor heated pool and, because it’s heated, it gives a therapeutic benefit as well. Our classes provide for a great workout, minimizing the risk of injury.  It is an […]

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