• April is Occupational Therapy Month

    April is Occupational Therapy Month

    If you’ve had surgery or suffered an injury or illness, you may face some challenges as you try to return to daily activities. With the help of occupational therapists, many seniors overcome physical barriers to resume the tasks that make it possible to live independently. April is Occupational Therapy Month, and it’s a good time […]

  • Tips for Seniors Who Want to Dive into Social Media

    Tips for Seniors Who Want to Dive into Social Media

    Think seniors don’t use social media? That’s so 2013. In 2017, seniors are adopting social platforms for a wide variety of uses well beyond keeping tabs on grandchildren. A recent study from Michigan State University found that online networking can reduce loneliness in seniors and may even give their health a boost. More than 95 […]

  • How Does Spiritual Wellness Fit into the Holistic Wellness Concept?

    How Does Spiritual Wellness Fit into the Holistic Wellness Concept?

    True wellness focuses on much more than just the physical. Holistic wellness considers the whole individual, including emotional, social, vocational, intellectual and environmental factors — along with physical well-being. In many of the categories that constitute the holistic wellness concept, spirituality plays an important role. For some people, spirituality can refer to religion, but it […]

  • Community Programs Connect, Combat Ageism

    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/

  • Seniors Can Reap Benefits from Spending Time Outdoors

    Seniors Can Reap Benefits from Spending Time Outdoors

    Few pastimes restore the body and soul like spending time in nature. Research has confirmed that being outside does more than just lift your spirits; it also provides a boost for your physical and mental well-being.

  • The Benefits of Owning a Pet

    The Benefits of Owning a Pet

    Dogs, cats and other types of household pets work hard to earn our esteem by serving as affectionate, protective, loyal and comical companions. Did you know that for seniors, pets can help improve mental and physical health?

  • How Can Music Benefit Seniors in Assisted Living?

    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 […]

  • Top Types of Low-Impact Exercises for Assisted Living

    Top Types of Low-Impact Exercises for Assisted Living

    As seniors age, it’s more important than ever to maintain an active lifestyle. By exercising regularly, you greatly increase your chances of remaining independent, improving your overall energy, managing pain, boosting your memory, and warding off serious health problems like diabetes, heart disease and some forms of cancer. As seniors age, it’s more important than […]

  • Benefits of Using Technology for Assisted Living

    Benefits of Using Technology for 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 […]

  • Bring Your Hobbies: Assisted Living Offers Stimulating Hobbies and Activities

    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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