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4 01, 2023

How to Protect Yourself from Contracting a Cold or the Flu in the Winter Season

2023-01-04T13:48:54-05:00Blog, Physical Health|

The heart of winter’s cold and flu season is upon us. It’s the time of year that seniors and their caregivers should take precautions from contracting a cold or the flu. In addition, COVID-19 continues to persist, adding another wrinkle to the winter illness season. It’s so important for older adults, their loved ones, [...]

4 01, 2023

Moving to a Senior Living Community in Winter Can Have Many Benefits

2023-01-04T13:47:36-05:00Blog, Physical Health|

Winter brings its share of outdoor hazards. Days that are shorter on light, the cold, snow, and ice. Roads are dangerous with ice and even black ice. Same for sidewalks. And going outside in the frigid cold just isn’t fun. Throw in a global pandemic and new COVID-19 variants and it definitely can bring [...]

29 11, 2022

Celebrate Milestones and Support Independence to Help Your Loved Ones

2022-11-29T14:47:04-05:00Blog, Physical Health|

Stay positive. Have gratitude. Give thanks for the little things and celebrate milestones with your loved ones who have memory loss.  In some ways, it may seem counter-intuitive to celebrate milestones in difficult times. But that’s exactly the point.  Even as holidays, anniversaries, birthdays, or any other special occasion have their complications with loved [...]

29 11, 2022

Reminiscing Over the Holidays Can Help Senior Memory Care

2022-11-29T14:45:22-05:00Blog, Mental Health|

Winter comfort food, or a dish your family always had for the holidays. Stockings hung on the fireplace, or a cozy night by a fire with a Christmas tree as a backdrop. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, or here comes Santa Claus, or lyrics to other songs you remember from the holidays.   [...]

31 10, 2022

How to Enjoy the Holiday Season With Loved Ones Who Have Alzheimer’s

2022-10-31T15:30:32-04:00Blog, Mental Health|

As we approach the holidays this November, it’s fitting that it is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and a time to help loved ones with the disease through the holidays. For you and your loved ones who have Alzheimer’s and related dementia, the holidays can be a struggle and painful reminder of times past [...]

31 10, 2022

For November’s National Diabetes Month, Here are Healthy Living Tips

2022-10-31T15:29:29-04:00Blog, Physical Health|

November is National Diabetes Month when seniors and elderly can focus on prevention and keeping diabetes controlled. It’s especially important now during the COVID-19 pandemic as the illness is expected to surge in the fall and winter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that patients hospitalized with COVID-19 were more likely to [...]

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