Knowing when the proper time to talk to senior parent(s) about moving into a senior living community can be difficult. If your parent(s) or loved one lives far away, it can make it even more challenging, as you likely don’t know how they handle their day to day activities.
Signs of depression can vary from person to person, making depression particularly challenging to recognize. Depression in seniors can be especially difficult to notice as many think it is a normal part of aging, which is not that case.
The Springs at Simpsonville’s October Resident of the Month is Carl! Carl is originally from Cambridge, Ohio, but spent the majority of his life in Charleston, SC which is where he calls home. He grew up on a dairy farm but joined the Navy after he graduated from high school. He was a medic (X-ray technician) attached to the Marine Corps. When he was 20 years old, he was stationed in Charleston, SC and remembers getting off the city bus on Calhoun Street and walking the city for the first time.
Our employee of the month for October 2019 is our fabulous resident care assistant, Caitlyn Kimbrell! Caitlyn is originally from Fountain Inn, South Carolina. She is the youngest of three girls in her family, all of which have names that begin with “C.” Her two older sisters are Chelsea and Courtney! Caitlyn graduated from Hillcrest High School in 2016 and joined the team at The Springs in 2018.
As we grow older, there may come a time where you no longer have a vehicle to transport yourself around your community, or perhaps you just no longer have the desire to drive. Whether it’s in the interest of downsizing on things you no longer use, or due to safety concerns, it’s not uncommon to leave traversing the open road to others.
The Springs at Simpsonville’s September Employee of the Month is Jessi Satterfield! Jessi is originally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She lived in a couple of other places in the state, such as Pelzer and Simpsonville, before moving to her current home in Belton.
One of the best things a senior can do for their health is finding purpose and engagement. From physical activities to mental exercises, the health benefits for seniors that push for increased engagement are prevalent. At The Springs at Simpsonville,…