We all dream of the day when we can retire, sit back, and truly enjoy life. However, as seniors grow older, they are sometimes faced with unexpected challenges. This may include children moving away and health issues. One solution is taking part in activities that can provide a positive balance to retirement living. Active senior … Continue reading Leading a happy, healthy life at an active senior living community
At every annual doctor’s checkup, we are told to eat healthily and exercise regularly. This, in turn, will keep blood pressure down and cholesterol in check. As we get older, this is what we are supposed to do to help prevent a stroke or heart attack. However, heart disease continues to be the leading cause … Continue reading How a visit to the dermatologist can reveal a lot about your heart
Featured Photo: Brethren Village Campus When you dream of retirement do you picture beautiful white sandy beaches, deep blue waters and the feel of a warm, sea breeze? For years, Florida has been ranked as the number one destination for retirees. In fact, in 2018, Sarasota, Florida was the number one place to retire in … Continue reading The best Senior living is in Lancaster, PA at a CCRC like Brethren Village!
Growing up, you always had a friend you could call to go to the mall at a moment’s notice. Or, a neighborhood friend who was ready for an impromptu game of one on one. But, as we get older, how we interact and make friends and social connections change. Fast forward 50 years and staying … Continue reading Shared hobbies and interests bring friends together in CCRC senior living communities
Falls are the main cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries in people age 65 and older. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one in four older Americans falls each year, often suffering dislocations, bone fractures, or head injuries. As seniors age, they become increasingly prone to falls for a number of reasons: … Continue reading Stay safe during senior living by following these 6 steps to prevent falls
The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s a good time to discuss dental health. Vibrant cheer and merriment hangs high in the air in senior living, along with acts of giving, spending time with loved ones, and yes—the promise of lots of sweets and treats. According to the National Center of Health Statistics, … Continue reading Quality dental care is essential for those in senior living communities
The growing population of today’s seniors is more active, healthier, and will live longer than any generation in history according to a 2019 Forbes magazine article, “A New Snapshot of Older Adults in the U.S.” But there are times when life brings change to active, healthy seniors requiring them to look for support in an … Continue reading When is the right time to consider personal care?
The beautiful season of fall has arrived, and it’s a great time to savor cooler outside temperatures before winter’s cold chases us indoors. So, enjoy this season of splendor with active senior living while being mindful of your health and safety. Although the striking colors of autumn leaves may awe and inspire, raking them can … Continue reading In glorious autumn, pursue active senior living safely when outdoors
Though people of any age can be afflicted with joint pain, it is far more common in seniors than in any other age group. Chronic joint pain in older adults is often related to arthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), half of people age 65 and older say they have … Continue reading Active senior living communities offer help for those with arthritis
Sleep issues might increase with age, but that doesn’t mean you must resign yourself to restless nights and tired days. In fact, sleep problems can seriously affect your health and disrupt active senior living, so finding a solution is important to your well-being. The National Sleep Foundation found that 44 percent of seniors deal with … Continue reading Sleeping better means feeling better: Follow these 7 tips for better rest