February 27, 2020

Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Seniors

There are times in our lives where we feel stressed and anxious, and while this is normal, consistent feelings associated with anxiety are unhealthy and can disrupt the lives of people experiencing them.

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February 20, 2020

5 Tips for Staying Active in the Winter for Seniors

The American Heart Association dedicates every February as American Heart Month, promoting heart-healthy actions we can take at all ages and raising awareness of cardiovascular disease. One important aspect of heart health is our activity level,...

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February 18, 2020

5 Tips for Self Care When You’re a Caregiver

Many of us are or will become caregivers for senior loved ones in our lives. Caring for a senior loved one is a rewarding experience as well as an important service, but many caregivers are stressed and overwhelmed navigating care as well as...

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February 6, 2020

How the Mediterranean Diet Supports Heart Health

We know that taking care of our heart is extremely important, and lots of factors influence our heart health, like our diet, activity level, and even mental health. When it comes to our diet, eating heart healthy comes with visions of bland food,...

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January 31, 2020

Levels of Care in Assisted Living


Assisted living communities often refer to “levels of care” when talking about the care needs of their residents. While these levels are important to understand how best to meet the needs of community members and their families, it can be...

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January 29, 2020

The Best Winter Vacation Spots for Traveling Seniors

Winter in the Midwest is beautiful, but it’s also chilly, and icy conditions can make outings dangerous. Many Midwesterners take a vacation during winter months to trade ice and snow for sunshine and greenery. Taking a winter vacation is a great...

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January 23, 2020

What is a Plant-Based Diet?


Do you remember the times when a vegetarian diet was the only commonly-discussed alternative eating method? Nowadays there are new diet buzzwords, phrases, and trends that are constantly thrown around. With everything from vegan to keto diets...

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January 17, 2020

7 Benefits of Respite Care at an Assisted Living Community


Being a full-time caregiver is a challenging and strenuous activity that takes a lot out of us. However, many of us still take on this task to provide care for our loved ones. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t take advantage of respite care...

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December 23, 2019

How to Keep Seniors Warm: 8 Solutions for Cold Midwest Winters


Winter in the midwest is no joke! Sudden storms and freezing temperatures can make life difficult for anyone who lives here—especially for seniors. It’s important for seniors to have a steady internal temperature, as their bodies aren’t able to...

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