Senior Housing Connection

Common New Year’s Resolutions and How to Stick to Them

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Once the decorations are packed up and stored away, and the family visits come to a close, it’s normal to fall into a post-holiday slump. Give yourself a fresh goal to work toward by setting a New Year’s resolution. If you have had years of failed attempts to achieve the goals yo [READ MORE]

Fun things to do with Family for the Holidays

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The holidays are a wonderful, warm time of year, in which families gather and memories are made. In the age of apps and screens, though, it can be hard to hold the interest of your family members long enough to have a meaningful conversation, much less a meaningful holiday. This year, make  [READ MORE]

How to Keep the Holidays Healthy

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The holidays are a warm and wonderful time, in which we come together with friends and family to celebrate what’s truly important. They’re also a time of peril for your diet when feasting with family turns into an unhealthy event. How can you keep that fuzzy holiday feeling without pi [READ MORE]

Why Seniors Love Living at Parkwood Heights

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

As we age into our golden years, our day to day routine can get a bit boring and monotonous. Being retired does provide the freedom of not having to work and having lots of time for leisure, but it can also quickly turn to boredom and longing to have a more fulfilling lifestyle. The [READ MORE]

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]