Senior Housing Connection

Fall Activities and Crafts for Seniors

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The chilly temperatures are a nice change after the hot summer we’ve had. It’s refreshing to dress warmly and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa by the fireside. But just because the weather is cooling off doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun! Stay engaged this autumn with these simple fall acti [READ MORE]

Activities to Do When Your Grandchildren Come to Visit

Monday, August 27, 2018

It’s truly exciting when the grandchildren come to visit. All that youthful exuberance and energy is so much fun, but let’s be honest: it can also be a little overwhelming if you don’t have a plan. Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered, with tons of fun activities to keep the kids engaged,  [READ MORE]

Exercising Safely During Summer Months

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

There are many reasons to exercise: Prevent chronic disease (i.e. heart disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, cancers, etc.) Manage weight Manage stress and mood Improve sleep quality Build muscle Boost immunity Improve brain function Strengthen bones The list of bene [READ MORE]

Outdoor Activities for Seniors

Friday, July 13, 2018

As the weather starts to warm, everyone wants to spend more time outside. The sunshine, fresh air and gorgeous scenery are perfect for enriching your senses and uplifting your soul. Just a little bit of time outside each day is physically and emotionally beneficial, especially for s [READ MORE]

Independent and Enriched Living at Parkwood Heights

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

As our loved ones age they often have difficulty living as independently as they once did. It’s certainly not easy to determine exactly at what point our aging parents or loved ones can no longer fully care for themselves. Many seniors are afraid to admit they need help and that usually com [READ MORE]

The Origin of Memorial Day

Friday, May 11, 2018

The Origin of Memorial Day For most of us, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer: a good excuse for a day off and some fun in the sun. The day, however, is about more than just the opportunity to wear white again without judgment. Memorial Day is a day set aside to honor the sacrifices [READ MORE]

How to Talk to Your Adult Kids about Your Health

Friday, April 06, 2018

Building a relationship with your adult children can be tricky, because you will need to change the way that you communicate and have a shifting dynamic in your relationship as your health needs change. If you are getting to a place where you may need senior care or new l [READ MORE]

Springtime Hobbies that Are Perfect for Active Seniors

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Seniors who stay mentally and physically active tend to enjoy longer, fuller lives with fewer health issues to get in their way. During the spring, it is a particularly beautiful time to pick up new hobbies and revisit old ones, since the weather is just warming up, flowers are in bloo [READ MORE]

Tips for Decorating Your New Patio Home

Friday, March 09, 2018

If you have just purchased a patio home in the active senior community (http://www.parkwoodheights.com/community/patio-homes) of Parkwood Heights, then you are probably excited to move in and get to know your new neighbors. Before you start socializing, however, you’ll probably want to dec [READ MORE]

Does Living Longer Mean Aging Well

Monday, February 26, 2018

Life brings change, and every passing year means that your body, your mind, and your health will be slightly different than in the past. Many people understandably find themselves wondering how their bodies will react to the passage of time. This is even truer in 2018, when the average [READ MORE]