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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading When is the right time to consider personal care?
When Rose, at age 78, suffered a debilitating stroke, she found her path back to near-normalcy through therapy—but not physical therapy alone. Her condition required a combination of physical, speech, … Continue reading Short-term rehabilitation for seniors: physical, speech, occupational, and respiratory therapy
Senior residential living at the best continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) offers independent older adults multiple choices in how they want to live and spend their time. At Brethren Village, … Continue reading Boredom is not an option here: the joy of senior residential living
People of all ages today, including seniors, can rely on the proven benefits of rehabilitation therapy to help them regain physical mobility and ease back into a normal life at … Continue reading Short-term rehab increases independence and enjoyment of daily life
Colder temperatures don’t have to mean winter hibernation for retirees with so many indoor exercise options available. Today’s seniors have the advantage of handy fitness opportunities to help maintain their … Continue reading As cooler weather comes, a senior living community offers indoor fitness and fun
“The beautiful spring came; and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” (Harriet Ann Jacobs, American writer) What is it about spring that seems … Continue reading Is spring fever real? Yes, judging by senior enthusiasm for outdoor wellness activities
If you stop by for a visit to Brethren Village during autumn, you likely will see our resident seniors outdoors during temperate fall days—walking, biking or sitting and chatting with neighbors. You might also find some practicing on our putting green, competing on our bocce court or doing some pre-winter gardening.
From spring through fall, many retirees enjoy spending time outdoors, savoring either the mid-day sunshine or the cooler air of dawn or dusk. Newcomers to senior residential living soon discover that their new home offers an array of outdoor recreational activities, with various interests in mind.