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30
Aug
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WEEK 23 OF ACTION: GO EXERCISE!

Proper nutrition and exercise are essential tools for both the young and old to keep their minds sharp and their bodies healthy.
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24
Aug

WEEK 22 OF ACTION: VOLUNTEER WITH A SENIOR

live united volunteerThe average life expectancy has grown by 30 years in some areas of the world. All sorts of factors contribute to long lives; but more and more, we are learning that volunteering contributes to a healthy and independent lifestyle no matter what our age, but especially for older adults.
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17
Aug
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WEEK 21 OF ACTION: DONATE (OR SHOP) – IT’S NATIONAL THRIFT SHOP DAY!

Not all donations have to be monetary. Next time you get in the cleaning mood, box up your used items and drop them off at a local thrift store. Most resale shops are run by unpaid volunteers and the profits go to a charitable organization. Your unwanted items might help fund dinner at a soup kitchen, tutoring for school children, or college classes for a single parent.
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10
Aug
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WEEK 20 of ACTION: ENCOURAGE, EMBRACE AND EMPOWER OUR YOUTH

When Zachary Bonner was 7 years old he became an advocate for homeless youth, and created the Little Red Wagon Foundation. And when he was 17, he broke the world record for “The Most Food Collected in a 24 Hour Period – One Location.”
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3
Aug
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WEEK 19 OF ACTION: DONATE BOOKS

Yesterday, I had the chance to go into my son’s room to declutter, since he was visiting his grandparents. He is starting school soon, and there are probably clothes that are too small and games that we can donate, just to make a little room for some new stuff.
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