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The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Why is Healthy Aging so Important?

As we age, it’s natural to experience many changes in our lives. From children leaving home, retiring from your job, to starting to notice physical changes to your body, the way one handles all these adjustments is the key to healthy aging.  This is why along with proper senior nutrition habits, daily exercise for seniors is so important to maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Aging doesn’t have to mean declining health, ...Read More

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Tips for an Easy Transition to Assisted Living

Why consider a transition to an assisted living facility?

If lately you’ve been noticing that your aging loved one is having difficulties around the home, seems socially isolated or is having memory issues, it might be time to consider looking into a transition to an assisted living facility. Your loved one’s safety and quality of life should not be at risk if they want to continue to age independently in their home.

Making the move into assisted living

Change is not eas...Read More

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The Importance of Occupational Therapy for Seniors

Why take part in occupational therapy treatment?

Occupational therapy is a treatment that focuses on improving life skills, often by utilizing adaptive tools. Participating in an occupational therapy program for seniors usually takes place after an injury, illness, or a mental health condition. The treatment is designed to help people live more independent and productive lives by incorporating meaningful activities to promote participation in everyday life.

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Smart Moves Event

We are excited to announce a new senior wellness program, Smart Moves, which promotes health and fitness in our community. RehabCare, our therapy partner, will be providing a senior wellness program including a variety of fitness and educational activities to appeal to the different interests and abilities of our residents. The well program for seniors will include standardized fitness testing and educational classes. The e...Read More

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The Benefits of Physical Therapy For Seniors

Did you know that one in four Americans currently age 65 will live to be at least 90 years old? It’s vital that aging seniors stay active to maintain their health and mobility to be able to enjoy life to the fullest extent. However, as people age, losing strength, flexibility and balance becomes a common problem. This can make maintaining a healthy level of fitness a challenge. The goal of physical therapy for all ages is to help restore a person’s functionality, reduce pain, and increas...Read More

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Visiting Aging Loved Ones Over the Holidays

Visiting Aging Loved Ones over the Holidays

Things to keep in mind as you spend the holidays with grandparents and/or elderly parents

The holiday season is a special time to get together with friends and family. It’s a happy time of comfort and cheer, and everyone looks forward to the holiday visit to grandma or grandpa’s home. If your aging loved ones live a distance away and are still living independently, use the upcoming visit to make some observations regarding t...Read More

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