senior meal plans

3 Benefits Of a Good Meal Plan for Seniors

Eating healthy is beneficial for everyone. It helps keep you healthy both physically and mentally. A good, nutritious meal can ensure that you feel good and have energy to keep you moving throughout the day. A big reason that so many people do not eat as well as they should, is because they do not…

a man eating from dietary menus at assisted living

Are There Dietary Menus at Assisted Living?

Seniors in assisted living deserve the very best, and that includes their dining options. High-quality dining services can improve quality of life for those in senior living communities. At Summer’s Landing, the seniors in our care enjoy resident-centered dining services. All of our dietary menus for seniors are approved by a registered dietician, and we…

Seniors getting rid of the holiday blues

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…

Seniors enjoying a sense of community

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…

women participate in fitness classes for seniors

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…