Senior Housing Connection

COFFEE LINKED TO LOWER DEMENTIA RISK

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Drinking coffee may do more than just keep you awake. A new study suggests an intriguing potential link to mental health later in life, as well. A team of Swedish and Danish researchers tracked coffee consumption in a group of 1,409 middle-age men and women for an average of 21 years. During [READ MORE]

SOCIALIZING PROMOTES WELL-BEING FOR SENIORS

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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 tell us that maintaining human relationships pr [READ MORE]

Senior Living … Enriched Housing… Assited Living. What’s the difference?

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

“Senior Housing” is a broad term that covers an array of living programs from Independent to Skilled Nursing. And there are a lot of terms in between that can be confusing to seniors and their loved ones. You may have heard terms like “assistive living,” “adult ho [READ MORE]

Six Lifestyle Choices to Avoid Dementia

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/senior_lifestyles_dementia.jpg) No longer does Alzheimer's or dementia have to be a fate for the aging over which they have no control. Although our genes may predispose us to memory impairment, there are lifestyle choices that can greatly [READ MORE]