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 …

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 …

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- …

Maintain The Magic of Christmas: Making the Most of the Holidays with your Memory-Impaired Loved One

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When most of us hear the word “Christmas,” we are flooded with memories and fond recollections of past holidays spent feasting and feting with those we love most. These memories of holiday traditions make us anticipate the moment we can do it all over again. But what if you had no recollection of Grandma’s famous sweet potatoes, or you couldn’t …