Too Blessed To Be Stressed: Reduce Stress Levels Through Kindness

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Did you know that November is the month that both World Kindness Day (13th) & Stress Awareness Day (Nov. 1st) occur in? People of all ages often suffer from physical and mental strain that stress can place on the body. However, chronic stress has proven to be most harmful to seniors, as it can cause inflammation that drastically lowers the aging …

“Why I Walk”: The Personal Stories That Shed Light On Alzheimer’s Disease

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September through November is a very important span of the year in the fight against Alzheimer’s- all over the country, the disease’s biggest fundraising and awareness-building event is held in most major cities: The Walk to End Alzheimer’s benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. As a specialized memory care provider, Schonberg Care is passionate about each of our communities being heavily involved …

WE ARE FAMILY: National Assisted Living Week Celebrates The Special Bonds Residents Form Within Their Communities

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We are always very excited for September to roll around at our communities, as it is the month that we officially celebrate NATIONAL ASSISTED LIVING WEEK, which kicks off on Grandparent’s Day Sunday, September 10th and goes through Saturday, September 16th.  This celebration was established by the National Center for Assisted Living in 1995, who has chosen “Family is Forever” as this …

Live Like You Were Dying: The Benefits of Building & Checking Items Off Your “Senior Bucket List”

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It’s probably safe to say that we all have a bit of a “bucket list” going in our heads, those far-fetched dreams or adventurous goals that we hope to accomplish during our time here on Earth: things that require courage (skydiving), money (a trip around the world), time (getting another degree) or some other factor that makes it more difficult …

Thank You For Being A Friend: The Important Role Close Connections Play In Senior Health

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Friendship Day falls in the month of August, and it is an apt reminder of the vital role that friendships play in our happiness, self-esteem, and emotional/physical wellbeing throughout every stage of our life. It has been scientifically proven through a myriad of social studies that people with strong connections to family, friends, and their community are happier, healthier, and …

Attention, Seniors: Being Up To Date On Your Immunizations Could Make Or Break Your Health

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It’s National Immunization Awareness Month, and it is especially important that seniors take note of the important immunizations that could be instrumental in protecting them from certain illnesses that can have a major impact on their health in their later years. When someone hears the word “immunization,” they tend to automatically think of babies and children, as immunizations play such …

Seniors Looking To Improve Your Memory- Stop & Smell the Rosemary!

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It is common knowledge that as we age, we tend to get a bit more forgetful. While all of us can fall victim to faulty memory issues (blanking on the name of the great new restaurant you tried last week, forgetting where you set down the keys), it becomes a more regular occurrence the older one gets. Our “future memory,” …

Summer Heat Waves Pose Danger For Seniors: How To Prevent Heat Exhaustion & Stroke

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Summer evokes images of bright sunshine, ice cold lemonade, juicy watermelon slices, and a hammock on a beautiful beach. However, the dangers of overheating in the summer heat aren’t quite so picturesque. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. When heat stroke is serious enough, it can be fatal- …