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The Importance of Stretching for Older Adults

February 1, 2023 — Achy joints, stiff muscles, and a chorus of pops and creaks when you move. You exercise the recommended 30 minutes per day, five days a week. So why are you struggling with sore muscles and a lack of flexibility?  As we age, our muscles and joints weaken, and our range of motion deteriorates. Most of... Read More
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Myth vs. Fact: Do You Know the Truth About Weight Loss?

January 17, 2023 — January is a time when “diet culture” is at peak visibility, as many people start the new year off with resolutions about their health or their weight. It’s sometime difficult to avoid these ads when they invade your television, your radio, and your social media feeds. But it’s important to remember that everybody is different... Read More
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What We Have Done About the Coronavirus

January 17, 2023 — If you have any questions or concerns please call us at 800 291 5900 Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our greatest concern. Our facilities have been and are following recommendations of the CDC, state and local health departments with regards to COVID-19. We will continue to stay up... Read More
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The Science Behind Behavior Change

January 4, 2023 — Many people make resolutions in January to set their intentions for the year and take steps to reach their goals. And taking any step to have healthier habits is a good goal to have! More than seven in 10 deaths in the United States are caused by chronic conditions that might have been prevented by... Read More
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Healthy Aging Resolutions for 2023

December 15, 2022 — It’s almost time to close the books on 2022. No matter how your year went, many people find themselves reminiscing about the ups and downs of the past year and thinking about their goals for the year ahead.   Getting to see another year is a gift for which we can be thankful. Aging is a... Read More
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After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

December 1, 2022 — Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is a life-changing event for the person experiencing symptoms and their loved ones. There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, and treatment options are limited. There is, however, a lot that the person with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s—and their loved ones—can do to make sure the path ahead... Read More

Improve Your “Eye-Q!”

November 15, 2022 — While “grannies in glasses” is an ageist stereotype, it is true that our eyes change as we get older. It’s important for older adults to get regular eye exams, because some age-related vision changes can be hard to detect. With regular exams, your ophthalmologist can detect problems early when treatment is more likely to be... Read More

Memory Loss: What’s Normal and What’s Not

October 15, 2022 — Everyone has moments of occasional forgetfulness. Maybe we forget where we left our glasses or misplace our cell phone. And increasing forgetfulness can be a normal part of getting older. Our bodies make lots of changes as we get older, and that includes our brains. It can take longer to learn new information, such as... Read More
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Preserving Our Sense of Purpose

October 1, 2022 — Why are we here? What do we owe our communities and future generations? Is it worth it to contemplate our existence? These may seem like philosophical questions, but they are the type of questions pondered by people with a sense of purpose. Having a sense of purpose is generally defined as having goals, an aim... Read More
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Music for Healthy Aging

September 15, 2022 — Almost everyone loves music. We use it as a soundtrack to our lives, in both happy moments like weddings and birthdays, and in more somber moments. Music can recall powerful memories of important moments in our lives. Our love of music is innate. Babies will bop along to a song that catches their ears, and... Read More