Senior Housing Connection

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]

Reasons Independent/Assisted Living is Better Than Home Care

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

It can be a hard decision for you to choose between living at home and receiving care there, or moving to an independent/assisted living facility. It’s important to examine the benefits of either. Let’s explore the benefits of moving to an independent/assisted living facility. Peace  [READ MORE]

ACTIVE SENIOR LIVING RESIDENTS REPORT LESS DECLINE

Friday, August 07, 2015

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, report less physical decline than their peers, new research shows. Researchers tested residents’ wa [READ MORE]

YOU CAN WALK YOUR WAY TO A HEALTHIER HEART

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

You Can Do It: Walking is an ideal way to get fit. Walking is low impact and inexpensive and can be done indoors or out. Best of all, research consistently shows that walking is great for your health, lowering blood pressure, helping with weight loss and weight maintenance and improving blood  [READ MORE]

Myths of Senior Assisted Living

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Parkwood Heights senior assisted living community is designed to empower individuals to maintain the independence they have come to enjoy. At the same time, community living provides friendship and companionship. Parkwood Heights provides seniors with many options to make sure they feel right at [READ MORE]