Senior Housing Connection

Warning Signs You or Your Loved One Shouldn't Live Alone

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

For most seniors, living at home is a priority. Almost 90 percent of people over the age of 65 want to live in their own homes as long as possible, and that’s understandable, in a way. Familiar surroundings and a supportive community are beneficial to a senior’s well-being, but what h [READ MORE]

Summer Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Did you know that as our bodies age, they become less able to adequately respond to summer heat? This can be a serious problem, putting older people at a much higher risk of heat-related illnesses than younger people. These illnesses include heat stroke, heat edema, heat syncope, heat cra [READ MORE]

Villa Spotlight

Friday, May 17, 2019

You may have heard about the picturesque community of Parkwood Heights, where independent living is enhanced by abundant amenities and dedicated staff available to assist at all times. Parkwood Height’s spacious, beautiful facilities create a welcoming environment, and residents are t [READ MORE]

How to Combat Spring Allergies

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Spring is a beautiful time of year, bursting with new life and fresh promise. It’s a great time to shake off the winter doldrums and get out in the fresh spring air, enjoying the weather and spending time with friends and family. If you suffer from spring allergies, though, this time  [READ MORE]

How to Get Involved at Your Retirement Community

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Moving to a retirement community may feel overwhelming at first. You might not know anyone yet, and you could be unsure of the best way to adjust to your new living situation. Fortunately, with a little effort, you can make social connections that improve your quality of life,  [READ MORE]

The Dos and Don'ts of Winter Healthcare

Thursday, February 21, 2019

In winter, as temperatures drop and bad weather compels us to stay indoors, many people find it challenging to stay healthy and active.For seniors, in particular, the “winter blues” can often set in, making a dreary season seem all the more difficult. Take heart! Spring is just around th [READ MORE]

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]