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Senior Activities That Can Keep the Holiday Blues Away

Feeling blue during the holidays is more common than you might think, especially as individuals grow into their elder years and accumulate decades of memories associated with this time. Participating in senior activities for the holidays is an effective path through the blues to the brighter prospect of enjoying all that the season has to…

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Holiday-Themed Arts and Crafts for Seniors

For many people, the holidays are a much-anticipated opportunity to engage in festive arts and crafts that brighten the spirits of the makers and those around them. Holiday arts and crafts for seniors can be a seasonal highlight and provide a wellspring of joy that lasts throughout the year. Summer’s Landing is your home for…

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The Importance of a Sense of Community for the Elderly

A sense of community for the elderly is crucial to overall well-being. Some of the younger generations have grown up accustomed to a certain amount of isolation. Technology can provide many types of community and we have adapted a great deal, but for elderly people, it’s imperative to cultivate a sense of community with other…

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Making the Holidays Special for Seniors

Assisted living can make celebrating the holidays more enjoyable than ever before by providing a sociable and family-oriented community. Enjoy specially planned events and outings that celebrate the best of these special days. Holiday cooking is a breeze when every delicious meal is planned and prepared under the guidance of a dietician, then served to…

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Thanksgiving-Themed Activities for Senior Residents

For many seniors in assisted living communities, the holidays can be bittersweet. Spending time apart from loved ones during these special days can be a challenge. Residents of assisted living communities enjoy a full spectrum of rewarding activities. An all-inclusive assisted living program with maintenance-free shelter, regular guided exercise opportunities, and nourishing meals is the…

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Are Fitness Classes Safe for Seniors?

Experts agree that older adults benefit immensely from engaging in moderate exercise and strength training multiple times each week. Regular aerobic activity and muscle-strengthening exercises can prevent health problems and contribute to maintaining independence. A surefire way to encourage maximal engagement in regular exercise is to choose an assisted living facility with on-site fitness classes…

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Ways to Keep a Sanitary Environment for Seniors

Cleanliness is synonymous with care when it comes to keeping an environment that is safe and welcoming. As you age, the tasks that used to feel normal such as housekeeping can quickly become burdensome. Senior housekeeping services are the perfect solution. With assistance in the tasks of keeping house, you are empowered to direct your…

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CDC-Compliant Senior Living Communities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has strict regulations for senior living communities to help slow down the spread of COVID-19 by protecting residents, workers, and visitors. This is especially because seniors are at a higher risk of contracting a severe case of the virus. So, it’s important to know whether these regulations…

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Recognizing World Osteoporosis Day in October

Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens the bones, causing them to break easily even from a minor fall. Another way to refer to osteoporosis is as “bone loss.” Osteoporosis is a silent ailment that happens gradually, as you may show no symptoms until you break a bone. This condition is common in older people from…