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Encouraging a Senior to Embrace Life in an Assisted Living Community

Moving to assisted living can change a senior’s life. It ensures that they have the support, comfort, and safety they need to thrive. It puts them in close proximity to their peers for socialization as well as staff for care. While it may sound like giving up independence, assisted living facilities encourage residents to retain …

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Why Seniors in Assisted Living Should Take Up Gardening This Spring

Gardening is an enjoyable and rewarding pastime that people of all ages can enjoy. For seniors in assisted living facilities, gardening offers numerous physical, mental, and social benefits. Older adults who garden are motivated to move more. Exercise helps reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. They are also more …

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8 Things You Can Do Now to Alleviate Arthritis Pain

If you ask anyone what health condition they associate with aging, arthritis will probably come up a lot. It’s a general term that refers to over 100 conditions that cause joint inflammation. The most often discussed are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis usually occurs in the knees, hips, and hands. The cartilage breaks down and …

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7 Fall Activity Ideas for Seniors in Assisted Living Communities

The start of autumn marks the beginning of the holiday season in the United States. Families around the country look forward to gatherings, events, and the traditions that make these occasions so special. Moving into an assisted living community doesn’t change a person’s desire to celebrate and enjoy the season. Most facilities plan activities that …

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