November 23, 2020

Easy & Hearty Soups for Winter

Few things are better on a blustery winter afternoon or evening than a steaming bowl of homemade soup. However, most people associate winter soups with spending hours in the kitchen, and many simply can't spare the time from their busy schedules...

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November 17, 2020

Caring for Arthritic Joints in Cold Weather

If you have arthritis, you may have noticed that the weather can impact how your joints feel. In this blog, we’ll talk about why weather changes may have an effect on arthritic joints and some remedies to try at home to beat the pain.

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November 11, 2020

Does My Loved One Need Help? 9 Signs to Watch For

The need for additional help as your loved one ages can be a sensitive subject, and it's common for others to notice the signs before your loved one expresses concern. One of the most common questions we hear at Vista Springs is, "How do I know...

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November 2, 2020

Safe Ways to Stay Connected With Your Loved One in Assisted Living

COVID-19 has changed the world. It's changed the way we buy groceries; the way we celebrate; the way we learn; and even the way we communicate with those we love the most.

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October 27, 2020

Appetite Loss: More Than a Sign of Aging

Loss of appetite is considered common among seniors, but this phenomenon shouldn’t be chalked up to "just getting older." In this blog, we’ll talk about some of the reasons seniors experience loss of appetite, such as medication side effects,...

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October 20, 2020

7 Ways to Help Manage Osteoarthritis Pain Without Medication

Osteoarthritis pain can prevent you from doing the things you love. This common form of arthritis affects the very structure of your joints to cause pain, stiffness and swelling in your hands, hips and knees. Treatment for osteoarthritis pain...

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October 13, 2020

What is a Medication Review & When Do I Need One

Being prescribed new medications as we age is common. In fact, 91% of adults over 80 are on prescription medications and the average number of medications for this age group is twenty-two.

These medications help improve quality of life and slow...

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October 8, 2020

Tips for Wearing a Face Mask with a Hearing Aid


As COVID-19 has continued to spread throughout the United States, more and more businesses are requiring patrons to wear face masks at all times while on their premises. We believe in the efficacy of face masks, but we also recognize how they...

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October 5, 2020

What Is a Patient Advocate and How Do They Help Seniors

Helping senior loved ones out with their healthcare often includes assisting them with understanding medical costs, billing, and similar information or finding the right type of healthcare provider. Handling these healthcare tasks can be...

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