They say “with age comes wisdom,” but the youth of today can provide many benefits to seniors. It’s time to start building an intergenerational relationship — whether it’s with your grandkids or community members. Volunteering your time to younger generations can be truly rewarding.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Sleigh bells are ringing, snowflakes are falling and … a lot of people seem to be sniffling and sneezing just a bit more than usual. Unfortunately, winter is the most common time of year to feel under the weather, but you’re not powerless against the bugs that are circulating around the Northern Hemisphere. By adjusting your daily habits just slightly, you can increase your resistance to colds and flus alike.
Few groups deserve our recognition, respect and gratitude more than the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military. These upstanding individuals sacrifice so much so that we can preserve our way of life. This November 11th, on Veterans Day, we would like to extend our sincere thanks to veterans who have served so selflessly and courageously.
Transitioning to a senior living community is a major life decision that, for many, is accompanied by a great deal of uncertainty. What are all the necessities that Mom will need in her new home? Will Dad be able to keep up his exercise routine after he moves? What can be done to make our loved one’s new home feel as cozy and welcoming as possible? The list of questions goes on.
Henry Ford, world-famous businessman and founder of the Ford Motor Co., once said that “anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” Our senior living communities are proud to espouse the same philosophy, which is why many of our communities offer a variety of onsite educational programs throughout the year.