Senior Housing Connection

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]

RELAXATION AND THE COMPLETE BREATH

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Do you ever think about breathing? - Relaxation and the complete breath Learning to breath deeply and fully has made such a difference. The slow, full, deep in and out breathing paces my moves and fills me with oxygen. The Complete Breath: The Complete Breath is a dynamic breathing ex [READ MORE]

EXCERCISE FOR ADULTS

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Exercises can help adults in keeping their body and mind healthy. Let's take a look at some exercises that they can perform. Adults are prone to various health hazards. Common senior health problems include obesity, indigestion, muscle weakness, stroke, panic attack, heartburn, diabetes, hig [READ MORE]

ASSESSING YOUR PARENTS NEEDS

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Whether you're a long-distance caregiver, or your parents live close by, it's important to really understand what their needs are. Here are some areas to consider when you know mom or dad is beginning to need some help. All of the following suggestions are done 24/7 at Parkwood Heights Senior Ca [READ MORE]

A THOUGHT FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Though wellness resolutions might be abundant this time of year, did you know statistics show that fitness resolutions on average, only last for 17 days? Yes, you read that correctly, 17 daysl In order for you to increase vitality and obtain greater wellness I have put together my top tips on ho [READ MORE]

DANGERS of SOCIAL ISOLATION

Monday, December 15, 2014

Social isolation has an impact on an older adult’s overall well being, physical health and even their lifespan. An older adult’s connections with others and needs for new or renewed connections to family and friends, can be identified by a quality of life assessment. Quality [READ MORE]

What Dad’s Think at their Daughters Wedding

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A DAD’S SPEECH AT HIS DAUGHTER’S WEDDING I thought I would start my speech by addressing you as the “new” family of my daughter. But I think it would be inappropriate because now that she is married, you are “the family” for her. Believe me; I don’t [READ MORE]