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31 05, 2022

The Longest Day is Your Chance to Help Millions Fight Alzheimer’s

2022-05-31T19:34:26-04:00Blog, Physical Health|

Every June, people around the world choose to fight the ravages and darkness of Alzheimer’s through a fundraising activity of their choice on “The Longest Day.”  What will be your choice this year? Will you join the millions of people who participate in The Longest Day? Here’s how it works. June 21 is the [...]

31 05, 2022

For Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, Be Aware and Take Action

2022-05-31T19:29:23-04:00Blog, Physical Health|

So many people’s lives are touched by the effects of Alzheimer’s and other dementias. A loved one, a relative, a friend, or someone you know.  An estimated 55 million people around the world are affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Alzheimer’s is a disease of the brain that causes a slow decline in memory, [...]

10 05, 2022

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a Time to Self-Check and Prevent

2022-05-10T15:01:35-04:00Blog, Physical Health|

The most common cancer in the U.S. is skin cancer, with more than 5 million cases diagnosed each year. Now that it’s May and it’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month, learn how to self-check and take prevention efforts against one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Skin cancer is largely the result of exposure [...]

10 05, 2022

In National Stroke Awareness Month, Learn About Stroke Prevention

2022-05-10T14:59:00-04:00Blog, Physical Health|

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a good reminder for seniors and aging adults in assisted living communities to know about the strokes and their causes and effects. National Stroke Awareness Day was officially started in 1989 on a proclamation by President George H.W. Bush. Over the years before and after the proclamation, the [...]

1 04, 2022

4 Ways to Improve Elderly Mental Health in Stressful Times

2022-04-01T17:30:47-04:00Blog, Mental Health, Physical Health|

As we age, stress, loneliness, memory issues and cognitive decline can make elderly people susceptible to mental health challenges. Whether it’s anxiety, or depress, or physical health issues, or a combination of them, seniors and the elderly can struggle with mental health. But there are many ways to treat and improve mental health. Here [...]

1 04, 2022

April is Stress Awareness Month and a Time to Take Care of Yourself

2022-04-01T17:27:54-04:00Blog, Mental Health, Physical Health|

Life is full of challenges, as you know so well. During the pandemic and as world events take center stage, you may feel stressed and overwhelmed. Whether you have physical or emotional symptoms, feeling stressed out may not be uncommon. But understand that feeling stress is natural and you’re not any different than anyone [...]

2 03, 2022

When It Comes To Good Elderly Nutrition, Eat Healthy By Cutting Back On Sugar

2022-03-02T11:45:28-05:00Blog, Physical Health|

For the elderly, taking part in “National Nutrition Month®” is as easy as making good choices at meals and snack time by cutting back on your sugar intake. As we close out the month of March and its celebration of a world of flavors, we have some tips for you to help you eat healthier [...]

2 03, 2022

March Is National Nutrition Month® And A Great Time For Healthy Elderly Living

2022-03-02T11:46:26-05:00Blog, Physical Health|

Spring is in the air and so are new flavors. At least we recommend new flavors that are nutritious in your meals. You probably didn’t know that March is “National Nutrition Month®” and that the theme of the month is “Celebrate a World of Flavors.” Now that you do, you should celebrate by experiencing [...]

1 02, 2022

February: Not Just for Valentine’s Day But All About the Heart

2022-01-31T18:39:40-05:00Blog, Physical Health|

February is a month with heart written all over it. Valentine’s Day on February 14 is the obvious heart reference. But the other big heart thing going on is that February is “American Heart Month,” marked every February in the U.S. The campaign is part of the Million Hearts® initiative. This year the Centers [...]

1 02, 2022

Make February the Month You Start Taking Care of Your Heart

2022-01-31T18:41:18-05:00Blog, Physical Health|

It’s all about love in February. Loving your heart. And you thought we were talking about Valentine’s Day. Every February in the U.S. is “American Heart Month.” The campaign is part of the Million Hearts® initiative and for this year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a campaign called “Start Small. [...]

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