Social Health Tips

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AS WE AGE, IT IS IMPORTANT
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TO STAY SOCIALLY HEALTHY.
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IT IS SOMETHING EXPERTS SAY IS
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A SECRET TOO LONG AND HEALTHY
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LIFE.
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SUSIE CLOYD IS HERE TO SHOW US
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HOW WE CAN DO THAT.
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HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO STAY
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SOCIALLY HEALTHY FOR THOSE WHO
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AGE?
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IT IS VERY IMPORTANT.
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THE LARGEST SENIOR LIVING
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SOLUTION COMPANY IN THE NATION,
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WHAT WE TRY TO DO IS HELP
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PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THAT BEING
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HOME ALONE IS NOT ALL IT’S
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CRACKED UP TO BE.
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THERE ARE SO MANY RISK FACTORS
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THAT COME WITH ISOLATION.
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THINGS SUP WISH — SUCH AS
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INCREASED RISK OF DEATH.
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HERE IS A FACT THAT WE LEARNED
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THAT PROLONGED ISOLATION IS THE
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EQUIVALENT OF SMOKING 15
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CIGARETTES.
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I DO NOT THINK PEOPLE REALIZE
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THE EFFECTS OF ISOLATION ON THE
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PERSON IS ON — AS WELL AS ON
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THEIR HEALTH STATUS.
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WHAT I WAS WANTING TO DO IS USE
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THE WINTER MONTHS AND HOLIDAY
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SEASON TO ENGAGE WITH PEOPLE
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WHO ARE HOME ALONE.
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HELP THEM UNDERSTAND THE
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IMPORTANCE OF SOCIALIZATION AND
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BY DOING THAT WE ARE DOING A
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KICKOFF AGING WELL OF
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SOCIALIZATION. YOU MENTIONED
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RISK FACTORS, THEY CAN LEAD TO
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SERIOUS ISSUES WITH THOSE WHO
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ARE SENIORS.
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YOU ARE LOOKING AT HEART
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DISEASE, ARTHRITIS, DEMENTIA,
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DEPRESSION, ALKALINE —
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ALCOHOLISM, THESE ARE ALL HIS
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FACTORS.
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— HUGE FACTORS.
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WE WANT TO BE THE JUMPSTART TO
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ANY SENIOR WHO IS HOME ALONE.
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WE WANT TO BE THE CHANGE IN
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THEIR LIFE.
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YOU ARE DOING THAT WITH
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COFFEE CUPS.
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TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THIS
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IDEA THAT YOU HAVE.
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WE WILL START THE CHANGE IN
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THEIR LIFE.
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WE WILL VISIT THEM, WE WANT
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YOUR VIEWERS, PEOPLE WHO ARE IN
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THE CHURCHES, COMMUNITIES,
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GROCERY STORES, WHEREVER YOU
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ARE AT AND WHOEVER YOU KNOW, IF
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YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS HOME
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ALONE WHO IS NOT GETTING THE
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SOCIAL INTERACTION OR THAT
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HUMAN FACTOR THAT THEY
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DESPERATELY NEED, WE WILL MAKE
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THAT VISIT WITH THIS CUP OF
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COFFEE.
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THIS CUP HERE IS AN INSULATED
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COFFEE CUP AND WE ARE BRINGING
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TO YOU SOME FLAVORED TEA,
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INSTANT COFFEE’S, ALL OF THE
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THINGS THAT GO WITH A NICE CUP
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OF COFFEE.
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WE WILL VISIT WITH YOU, TALK TO
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YOU ABOUT YOUR INTERESTS, WHAT
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YOU WANT TO DO, WHERE YOU STEAL
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— WHERE YOU SEE YOURSELF GOING
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IN YOUR AGING PROCESS.
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WE ARE HOPING THAT THEY WILL
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COME OUT INTO THE COMMUNITY,
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CHURCH, AND EVENT, AND THEY
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WILL GET THERE COFFEE CUP
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REFILLED EVERY TIME. WHAT YOU
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ARE TRYING TO DO IS CREATE A
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CHAIN REACTION FOR THAT PERSON
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TO BE MORE INTERACTIVE
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SOCIALLY.
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YES.
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WHY IS THIS SO IMPORTANT FOR
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THESE SENIORS HERE IN OUR
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REGION TO BE INVOLVED WITH
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SOMETHING LIKE THIS AND FOR THE
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COMMUNITY TO REACH OUT TO THESE
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SENIORS?
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TO ME, THE COMMUNITY SHOULD
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BE REACHING OUT TO EVERYBODY.
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WE ARE ALL NEIGHBORS, IT IS THE
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HUMAN TOUCH THAT REALLY MAKES
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THINGS STIMULATE.’S THE
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IMPORTANCE OF BEING IN A
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SENIORS LIFE IS MAY BE THEY
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HAVE LOST SOMEONE DURING THE
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HOLIDAYS, THEY MAY HAVE HAD
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FAMILY MOVE AWAY, THEY MAY NOT
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KNOW HOW TO HANDLE BEING ALONE.
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THE IMPORTANT THINGS —
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BROOKDALE BEING THE CATALYST TO
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START THIS, IT COULD BE ANYBODY
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IN THE COMMUNITY, ANYBODY CAN
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REACH OUT TO A SENIOR AND SAY
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HEY, I CARE ABOUT YOU, I WANT
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YOU TO BE BETTER.
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HERE’S WHAT WE WILL DO TO HELP
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YOU.
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AND MAKE THEIR DAY, AND MAKE
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THEIR HOLIDAY SEASON.
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DOWN IN THE BOTTOM OF YOUR
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SCREEN IS A PHONE NUMBER AND

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