Senior Housing Connection

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]

WINTER HEALTH WATCH

Monday, December 03, 2012

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 rays of the sun are vital  [READ MORE]

EAT HEALTHY THROUGH THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Provided by: Marsha Fuller, RD, CDN, Dietary Consultant for Parkwood Heights Senior Living The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Sometimes, for many it becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eat [READ MORE]

20 SECONDS THAT MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. If clean, running water is not accessible, as is  [READ MORE]

SEPTEMBER IS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain condition that affects memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer’s ranks as the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., and one in eight older Americans has the disease. After age 65, the risk of developing Alzheimer’s doubles approxi [READ MORE]

CATARACT SURGERY MAY HELP REDUCE RISK OF FALLS

Thursday, August 02, 2012

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) — Cataract surgery may help some senior citizens reduce their risk of fall-related hip fractures, a new study suggests. A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens; symptoms can include blurry vision, glare  [READ MORE]

STUDY FINDS AGING PROCESS ACCELERATED BY LONELINESS

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/imagesCA6IX3BP3.jpg) Lonely Hearts Club: Instead of belonging to the ‘lonely hearts club,’ a new study makes a case for seniors to consider moving into a designated retirement community like Parkwood Heights. Many seniors pr [READ MORE]

DARK CHOCOLATE CUTS HEART DEATHS

Friday, June 08, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/images11.jpg) Australian researchers have found that eating a block of dark chocolate daily over 10 years has “significant” benefits for high-risk cardiac patients and could prevent heart attacks and strokes. A study of 2,01 [READ MORE]

SIMPLE WAYS TO CREATE A NO FALL ZONE

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/images51.jpg) The facts about falling might make you lose your balance… so you might want to sit down for this. One in three over 65 fall each year. At least 1/3 or falls are the result of hazards in the home. Almost 60% of pe [READ MORE]

THE BENEFITS OF MOVEMENT

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

By: Dr. Kevin O’Neil, Brookdale Senior Living One of the most important things you can do for yourself to maintain and/or improve your health is simply daily movement. Not only can movement cure chronic conditions, but research also suggests that it can slow or even reverse the aging p [READ MORE]