Senior Housing Connection

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 ( 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 ( [READ MORE]