All Smiles At The Springs
All Smiles at The Springs
Caregiver Simpsonville SC, Company News & Announcements, Coronavirus/COVID-19

All Smiles at The Springs

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On January 22, 2021 there were 101 residents, health care staff and partners of The Springs of Simpsonville who were vaccinated by CVS. Peggy Masterson stated it is the first time we have been on the offensive in this fight against COVID-19. Staff and residents celebrated as they received the vaccine that starts them on a process of achieving herd immunity and then slowly reuniting with families and friends. Many staff and residents gave testimonials of how the vaccine is vitally important to changing the way we live and to stop people from getting ill.

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10 Important Facts About The COVID-19 Vaccine
10 Important Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine
Assisted Living Simpsonville SC, Company News & Announcements, Coronavirus/COVID-19

10 Important Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine

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10 Important Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Assisted Living Simpsonville SC - 10 Important Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine1. How many vaccines have been approved in the US? There are two as of Jan 5, 2020 Pfizer and Moderna but there are many more in use in other countries and in the pipeline.

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Is Your Senior Affected By Seasonal Depression?
Is Your Senior Affected by Seasonal Depression?
Senior Care Five Forks SC, Seniors & Health Issues

Is Your Senior Affected by Seasonal Depression?

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The long, dark winter months can bring with something with them called seasonal depression. This is a specific type of depression that becomes worse in the darker months and lessens a bit in the spring and the summer. Anyone can be affected by seasonal depression, but it can be especially damaging for older adults.

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While Families Still Need To Maintain Distance With Seniors, It’s Still Possible To Spend Time Together
While Families Still Need to Maintain Distance with Seniors, It’s Still Possible to Spend Time Together
Assisted Living Easley SC, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Senior Living

While Families Still Need to Maintain Distance with Seniors, It’s Still Possible to Spend Time Together

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Many assisted living communities across the country have gone into what some might consider “lockdown” mode. This basically means visitors are not permitted on the grounds, at least not without a careful and thorough check to ensure they are not sick.

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Is Assisted Living Responsible For Getting Residents To Eye Appointments?
Is Assisted Living Responsible for Getting Residents to Eye Appointments?
Elder Care Greenville SC, Home Care

Is Assisted Living Responsible for Getting Residents to Eye Appointments?

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As people age, they run an increased risk of dealing with certain health issues, such as vision-related problems. In fact, by the time a person reaches 80, it is nearly a certainty they will have some form of vision related problems, most commonly cataracts.

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Getting Out And About At Assisted Living Isn’t Like Normal These Days
Getting Out and About at Assisted Living Isn’t Like Normal These Days
Elderly Care Mauldin SC, Home Care

Getting Out and About at Assisted Living Isn’t Like Normal These Days

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People are often talking about the ‘new normal’ in light of the shutdowns. The main focus has been to keep people healthy, especially protecting the elderly and more vulnerable population, but whether this ‘new normal’ is truly how things will operate from here on out or things go back to the way they once were (eventually), winter is here and that means a major draw to stay inside. For seniors at assisted living, they may very well be struggling to understand this new normal.

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Monthly Company News From Springs At Simpsonville
Monthly Company News from Springs at Simpsonville
Company News & Announcements, Memory Care Simpsonville SC

Monthly Company News from Springs at Simpsonville

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November 23, 2020

Subject: Springs at Simpsonville Monthly Newsletter

Dear Springs Residents and Family Members (or as I like to say “Our Extended Family”),

Happy Thanksgiving & and early Merry Christmas! I am pleased to continue to report that The Springs remains COVID FREE. This is a wonderful blessing and something we are especially grateful for this Thanksgiving.

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How Will Life At Assisted Living Change Even After Coronavirus Is In The Past?
How Will Life at Assisted Living Change Even After Coronavirus is in the Past?
Coronavirus/COVID-19, Senior Care Fountain Inn SC, Senior Living

How Will Life at Assisted Living Change Even After Coronavirus is in the Past?

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Everything changes. That’s the overall theme of life, isn’t it? No matter how much we wish things stayed the same, the passage of time and the natural process of aging force us to deal with change. Coronavirus roared into 2020 and has changed American life as we know it. For those seniors at assisted living, many of those changes have been unsettling, to say the least.

So now looking forward, how might things be permanently different even long after coronavirus is well in the past?

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The Stress Of Caring For Mom Can Be Overwhelming: That’s Why Assisted Living Is A Great Alternative
The Stress of Caring for Mom Can Be Overwhelming: That’s Why Assisted Living Is a Great Alternative
Assisted Living Simpsonville SC, Stress

The Stress of Caring for Mom Can Be Overwhelming: That’s Why Assisted Living Is a Great Alternative

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Perhaps you never imagined you would be caring for your elderly mother, but that’s what’s happening now. As a family caregiver, you are experiencing a tremendous amount of stress. That stress can be affecting your career, relationships, and your health. You don’t have to continue down this road, though. Assisted living is a wonderful option.

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