Holistic Wellness

Community Programs Connect, Combat Ageism

In this educational and insightful Senior Living News article, President & CEO Adriene Iverson and Memory Care Specialist Sean Caulfield share what Elder Care Alliance is doing to connect our communities, combat ageism and focus on the holistic wellness of older adults. Read the article: https://seniorlivingnews.com/community-programs-connect-combat-ageism/

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How Can Music Benefit Seniors in Assisted Living?

Music plays an important role in life for people of all ages, forging connections to pivotal events and fond memories. Research has found that music can promote relaxation, improve productivity and lower stress. For seniors, pleasing melodies can deliver even more benefits for physical and mental health, memory and important social connections. What are some…

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How is Technology Transforming Assisted Living?

Walk into an assisted living community these days and you may think you’ve entered an upscale resort. With positive changes in everything from interior design to wellness to amenities and services, assisted living provides a welcoming environment where seniors can thrive. Technology has played a significant role in the progress of assisted living in recent…

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Bring Your Hobbies: Assisted Living Offers Stimulating Hobbies and Activities

As you consider a move to assisted living, you may fear having to give up beloved hobbies and activities. But the truth is, assisted living communities encourage residents to continue the pastimes they love – and may even offer unexpected activity options. In modern assisted living communities, available activities and hobbies have expanded to fit…

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Staying Plugged In: The Importance of Social Engagement in Assisted Living

Are you doing everything you can to protect your health as you age? You may exercise, eat right and see your doctor regularly, but experts say another factor – social engagement – can help boost both your mental and physical well-being. If you’re looking for a way to stay young, creating and maintaining social connections…

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100 Years Young – Secrets of Centenarians

How would you like to blow out 100 birthday candles? More than 84,000 people living in the U.S. today have reached that mark, and the number of centenarians (100-year-olds) is expected to increase to 580,000 by 2040.* How would you like to blow out 100 birthday candles? More than 84,000 people living in the U.S.…

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Making the Transition to Assisted Living

There are many great things about getting older: You’ve gained extensive knowledge over the years, you have great stories to share and you’ve (hopefully) learned to not sweat the small stuff. There are also some big decisions as you age, including if and when to move from independent to assisted living arrangements. Making the Transition…

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Aging Safely, Prevent Falls

Aging safely – Prevent falls and help maintain independence Falls are unpredictable for nearly everyone, but more so for people age 65 and older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of people in this age category fall each year. In addition, those who fall once are two to…

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Assisted Living Community Checklist

Assisted Living Environment As you arrive at the community, do you like its location and outward appearance? As you enter the lobby and tour the community, is the décor attractive and homelike? Do you receive a warm greeting from staff welcoming you to the community? Does the executive director call residents by name and interact…

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