Senior Housing Connection

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]

Why Seniors Need to Work Harder to Stay Hydrated

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Drinking plenty of water every day is essential for everybody, but it’s particularly important for older adults. As you enter your golden years, it becomes increasingly difficult to stay adequately hydrated—and the need for water becomes ever more pronounced. These are some facts tha [READ MORE]

Fun Activities for Our Residents

Thursday, January 18, 2018

When you’re exploring senior living communities that can cater to more active lifestyles, you’ll want to pick a campus that offers a wealth of activities to enjoy. At Parkwood Heights, you will find exactly that. Our community (http://www.parkwoodheights.com/experience/parkwood-heights-features) [READ MORE]

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors in 2018

Friday, January 05, 2018

The first step to accomplishing goals is setting them, and even in retirement, it’s important to stay physically and mentally active (http://www.parkwoodheights.com/media/keep-your-mind-active-with-memory-boosting-games-and-activities) with some personal resolutions for the New Year. If you [READ MORE]

Using Technology to Stay Happy and Healthy

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Technology is constantly advancing and changing the way we live our lives. From cell phones to tablets to home automation systems, technology makes it easier than ever to enjoy a happy and healthy life. There are many benefits that technology can offer residents of senior living communities, whi [READ MORE]

Holiday Health Tips: Tasty and Nutritious Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Fall has arrived, which means Thanksgiving is on its way! Along with sharing time with loved ones and giving thanks for what we have, Thanksgiving also marks a day to eat a lot of delicious food. If you’ll be hosting this holiday meal in your senior community home, then you can combine taste and [READ MORE]