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
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As cooler weather comes, a senior living community offers indoor fitness and funBy Neil Fair / November 8, 2018 Lifestyle, Senior Living, Wellness
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
Six tips to help seniors communicate more when seeing their doctorsBy Sawsan Zamman, MD / August 31, 2018 Health Care, Wellness
Most seniors today are members of what sociologists call the Silent Generation, born between the years 1925 and 1945. They are called the “Silents” because they were raised to quietly … Continue reading Six tips to help seniors communicate more when seeing their doctors
Water activities at retirement communities can be key to wellness for seniorsBy Becca Carver / March 14, 2018 Lifestyle, Senior Living, Wellness
More and more seniors are finding aquatic exercise to be their favorite and most beneficial way to maintain fitness. While physical activities in water can have advantages for anyone, they … Continue reading Water activities at retirement communities can be key to wellness for seniors
Fitness and wellness options for seniors abound at Brethren VillageBy Neil Fair / May 31, 2017 Community, Lifestyle, Residential Living, Senior Living, Wellness
Brethren Village Residents find it rewarding to stay active in the sports and activities they enjoy. They understand the importance of keeping the body energized and strong during senior living. So, we would like to recognize the efforts and achievements of some of our most physically active Residents.
Rehabilitation services improve physical functioning and wellness for seniorsBy Michelle Schlegelmilch, B.S., NHA / May 22, 2017 Caregivers, Health Care, Personal Care
Rehabilitation services assist older adults in improving their quality of life by helping them recover from the effects of injury, illness or surgery and regain their independence. Rehabilitation is focused on making the daily activities of life easier—getting out of bed, bathing, walking, going up and down stairs, and shopping. “Rehab” can have significant value as part of an ongoing wellness program as well.
Seniors find wellness and fitness solutions at retirement communitiesBy Neil Fair / January 31, 2017 Community, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Health Care, Lifestyle, Residential Living, Senior Living
At Brethren Village Retirement Community, we have developed an environment centered on fitness and wellness for seniors to meet our residents’ physical needs. Along with our comprehensive wellness initiatives, our skilled staff helps Village residents improve their balance, strength, flexibility and cardiovascular abilities.