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A Place We Call Home: Aging in Paradise

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Aging in Paradise is a senior resource center in the heart of Long Boat Key.

The average resident on Long Boat Key is a little over 71 years- old. And this senior center focuses on their needs. They bring in a lot of doctors and other experts to speak on various subjects.

"Everything from exercise to mental health and advance planning for end of life."

They also focus on subjects that concerns seniors and offer educational workshops on everything from improving your culinary skills to wills and trust and using your iPhone and memory screening. They have a therapy group called Shifting Sands. Its led by a professional.

Bridge is an ongoing favorite activity that is offered several times a week. There is no membership but there is a small fee for some of the programs.

Aging in Paradise is trying to provide seniors with the three things that are proven to help them lead a longer and happier life.

"Being engaged with other people, straining the brain and continuing to learn new things ."