Senior Housing Connection

Staying Safe in the Hot Weather

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

During the summer months we are all at risk for developing heat-related conditions.Older adults and those with chronic medical conditions, such as cardiopulmonary conditions and high blood pressure, are at increased risk for heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and heat cramps. Be aware that some m [READ MORE]

Summer Activity Ideas for Seniors

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Senior communities offer their residents a variety of features that can enrich their lives in many different ways. With summer coming up, now is a great time to learn about the features that your community offers and discover ways to enjoy your time during the hotter months of the year. Check out so [READ MORE]

How Seniors Benefit from Downsizing

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Your family home holds a lot of memories, but that doesn’t mean it’s always going to be the best space for you. As you get older, it is a good idea to think about selling your home and moving into a senior community. Downsizing in this way can bring many benefits for seniors, such as: Having [READ MORE]

Keep Your Mind Active with Memory-Boosting Games and Activities

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Memory loss might be a normal part of aging, but it doesn’t have to be! There are many ways to maintain and even improve your memory while you’re living in a senior community. The following games and activities can help you boost your memory, either on your own or with friends, family, and neigh [READ MORE]

7 Benefits of Laughter

Friday, March 24, 2017

Laughter truly is the best medicine. And, now science proves some of its many benefits. Here are seven reasons to laugh longer, harder, and more often: 1. In a recent study published in Geriatrics and Gerontology International, researchers found that laughter therapy reduced depression in th [READ MORE]

Why Seniors Should Declutter

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Why Seniors Should Declutter: For many seniors, their home literally contains a lifetime's worth of memories. These memories can include photos, children's artwork, holiday decorations, knickknacks, furniture, old clothing among other things. There are several reasons seniors sho [READ MORE]

Walk A Mile In My Shoes

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

“Walk a mile in my shoes Hey before you abuse, criticize and accuse Walk a mile in my shoes” We all know of Elvis Presley. He sang a song called: “Walk a mile in my shoes” Through my eyes: I was reading this morning about how someone related to another or their si [READ MORE]

Active Senior Living Residents Report Less Physical Decline

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Active Senior Living Residents Report Less Physical Decline (http://seniorhousingnews.com/2014/06/15/active-senior-living-residents-report-less-physical-decline/) Senior living residents who stay active, be it at the community’s fitness center or via engaging programming activities, re [READ MORE]

Socialize

Friday, February 19, 2016

Socializing Promotes Well-Being for Seniors Most of us enjoy spending time with others. But is socializing just a pleasant way to pass a few hours? Research shows that socializing plays a vital health role throughout life, no matter what a person's age or condition. Gerontologists [READ MORE]

Winter Health Watch

Friday, January 22, 2016

Winter Health Watch At Parkwood Heights Senior Living Campus Elders are a lot more sensitive to the cold and often neglect some essentials during the winter. You can help keep them healthy and happy by just paying attention to a few life essentials. Sunlight The golden r [READ MORE]