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By Design: Creating Spaces That Connect Us

By Design: Creating Spaces That Connect Us

September 17, 2020

Can warm surroundings spark closer friendships? Does your outlook improve in a room with a view? Possibly, yes. Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors, and scientific research suggests our surroundings can shape our lives more than we think. “Buildings and cities can affect our mood and well-being,” writes Michael Bond for the BBC….

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Words from the Wise: Never Stop Learning

Words from the Wise: Never Stop Learning

September 2, 2020

“Intellectual stimulation is like physical exercise. To stay healthy, you need both,” says Dr. Rita Bornstein, former president of Rollins College and a resident at The Mayflower. It’s a lesson we can all benefit from: While formal schooling may be well behind you, education doesn’t have to be. Science supports the idea that humans are…