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]

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]

SOCIALIZING PROMOTES WELL-BEING FOR SENIORS

Saturday, January 14, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/imagesCA8V0E0S.jpg) 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 o [READ MORE]

10 WAYS TO ACHIEVE A HEALTHY, HAPPY NEW YEAR

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

When we cry out “Happy New Year!” we mean it! Everyone wants to be happy in the new year. As we grow older, we need to understand that happiness stems less from material possessions and more from health, good relationships, and fulfilling activities which keep us engaged in life. In  [READ MORE]

7 BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

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: In a recent study published in Geriatrics and Gerontology International, researchers found that laughter therapy reduced depression in the elderl [READ MORE]

PUT LIFE INTO YOUR YEARS (Part 2)

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Good fat; Boost brainpower with brain-healthy fats. Research into the importance of omega-3 fatty acids continues to pour in, and researchers have begun to better understand the vital role these fats play in brain health. According to neurologists, two thirds of your brain is composed of fats. [READ MORE]

Active as you Age …

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Activities for senior citizens can include hobbies like cabinet building, cake decorating, painting, crafting, swimming and a host of other things. Hobbies have a mind body connection that benefits active seniors aging in place by promoting their physical and mental well being. Who knew that hav [READ MORE]

Pets for Seniors

Monday, July 18, 2011

You’ve probably noticed that when you pet a soft, warm cat or play fetch with a dog whose tail won’t stop wagging, you relax and your heart feels a little warmer. Scientists have noticed the same thing, and they’ve started to explore the complex way animals affect human emotion [READ MORE]