How Meditation Helps Seniors To Lose Weight

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The journey to lose weight can be a challenging one, especially for seniors who are looking for effective and sustainable methods to shed those extra pounds. While various diets and exercise regimens abound, there’s one often overlooked but powerful tool in the weight loss arsenal: meditation. In this article, we will delve into how meditation can be a game-changer for … Read More

How Assisted Living Helps Your Loved One Maintain Healthy Eating Habits During Holidays

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As the holiday season approaches, the focus often turns to festive feasts and indulgent treats. For aging adults residing in assisted living communities, this time of year can present unique challenges when it comes to maintaining healthy eating habits. However, with the right support and guidance, your loved ones can continue making nutritious choices even amidst holiday celebrations. In this … Read More

How A Memory Care Facility Meets Residents’ Spiritual Needs

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Moving into a memory care facility can be a significant transition for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. While these facilities primarily focus on addressing cognitive and physical needs, they also recognize the importance of meeting residents’ spiritual needs. In this article, we will explore how a memory care facility plays a vital role in providing … Read More

How An Assisted Living Facility Designs Social Spaces For The Residents

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When it comes to selecting an assisted living facility for yourself or a loved one, the emphasis is not solely on physical care and medical attention. Equally important is the quality of life and social engagement that a retirement community offers. For aging adults seeking an engaging and active lifestyle, finding a place that excels in providing top-notch assisted living … Read More

Does Smell Therapy Really Prevent Memory Loss And Dementia?

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In the quest to find effective strategies to combat memory loss and dementia, researchers and healthcare professionals are exploring various approaches beyond traditional treatments. One unconventional yet intriguing avenue is smell therapy. In this article, we delve into the world of smell therapy, its potential benefits, and whether it can truly play a role in preventing memory loss and dementia. … Read More

15 Kind Ways To Tell Your Parents That They Have Dementia Disease

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Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be a challenging and emotional experience, both for the individual and their loved ones. However, how you communicate this diagnosis can significantly impact the person’s understanding and acceptance. Here are some kind and effective ways to approach this conversation: Choose the Right Time and Place Select a quiet, comfortable, and private environment for the conversation. … Read More

Gloria is Livin’ the Dream!

Gloria has lived in our community since the summer of 2017. She loves socializing with her friends and staff, and she is always excited to meet new people. She is always willing to help around the community in any way she can. Whether it be planting flowers in our raised garden beds, baking in our activity room, or making decorations, … Read More

Congratulations to Our Love Story Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone that entered our Love Story Contest and congratulations to our winners! The Loadman Love Story Bob & Helen Loadman Married 2/11/1949 In the beginning they only had eyes for each other.  The future was bright and beckoning and the hard times of the past were behind them.  They were children of the Great Depression whose families … Read More

92 Year Old Dorothy Williams Goes Indoor Skydiving!

With the help of her granddaughter, 92-year-old Dorothy Williams slipped her left foot into the leg of her royal blue and red flight suit followed by her right foot. Then she zipped the flight suit all the way up to her neck before donning a shiny blue helmet – her silver hair peeking out of the bottom. It was going … Read More

Life is Just Getting Started

At 84, Greg Robertson is determined to get the most out of life each and every day. But he isn’t alone. alone. He intends for his wife, who has dementia, to celebrate every day as well. Mr. Robertson knew he could no longer care for his wife on his own so together they entered assisted living. When Shavano Park Senior … Read More