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Is Assisted Living Right for My Mom?

August 25, 2019

As we watch our parents grow into their golden years, tough decisions may come ahead. One of the most difficult decisions is moving a parent from the familiarity and routines of one’s lifelong home into an assisted living. Why Move Your Loved One Into Assisted Living? Residing in an assisted living community gives an aging... Read More

Help Your Loved One Cope with the Holiday Blues December 2, 2019 by Jill Record

When we think of the holidays, we think of warm fireplaces, sharing food and exchanging presents. For many of us, it’s a time when we visit with friends of family throughout the entire month. But for older adults, the holidays are not always so joyful. It can also be a time of loneliness and sorrow. With social and family pressures, one may feel the “Holiday Blues.”

What You Do Matters: Caring for a Person with Dementia or Alzheimer’s November 18, 2019 by Holly Watkins

Over 50 million people live with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and caregivers often experience a feeling called “caregiver burnout”. No matter what stage of life a person is experiencing, we all want to feel loved, supported, and that what we do matters.

10 Healthy Habits to Stay Fit at Every Age November 4, 2019 by Priority Life Care

We can all agree on one thing. The importance of health!  Sometimes it can be easy to take good health and vitality for granted.  As we age, it can become to try to look for different ways to stay healthy.  As minor issues become bigger issues, life can seem to become difficult at times, but… Read More

The Benefits of Socializing for the Elderly October 21, 2019 by Jill Record

From birth throughout all stages of life, humans need love and caring social interaction with friends and relatives in order to lead a fulfilling, healthy life.  In fact, numerous recent studies are proving that regular socialization can added five to six years and often more to one’s lifespan contrasted to people who reside in relative… Read More

Dancing to Benefit Your Health and Your Soul October 7, 2019 by Jill Record

Archaeologists have unearthed traces of dances from prehistoric times, including those on rock shelter paintings in India and Egyptian tombs determined as far back as 30,000 years. Historically, dancing has been used as a means of ceremonies, rituals, healing, method of expression, socializing, war, peace.  Recent studies indicate that dancing may well provide another benefit—longevity…. Read More

Seniors Reap the Benefits through Gardening September 23, 2019 by Jill Record

Not everyone can be a health and fitness like Jack Lalanne, who lived to the ripe old age of 96.  He was an avid exerciser and adhered to a healthy diet and shared his healthful lifestyle through television and the print media.  But, on the average, those who pump iron and regularly undergo aerobic exercise… Read More

Music Does Wonders for the Elderly September 9, 2019 by Jill Record

Research from numerous reputable studies has indicated music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure and pain in addition to improving sleep, moods, mental alertness and memory, proving most beneficial to the elderly. YOu can find many additional benefits here. Despite the advance of age, our brains are constantly building connections whenever new stimuli are introduced and… Read More

Is Assisted Living Right for My Mom? August 25, 2019 by Jill Record

As we watch our parents grow into their golden years, tough decisions may come ahead. One of the most difficult decisions is moving a parent from the familiarity and routines of one’s lifelong home into an assisted living. Why Move Your Loved One Into Assisted Living? Residing in an assisted living community gives an aging… Read More

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