As an older adult or the caregiver of one, you may be wondering how much exercise is required to maintain certain aspects of health, such as weight, flexibility, or balance.
Dear Resident and/or Family Members:
As many of you may know, the recent spread of the coronavirus around the world is justifying significant concern among the public and health professionals. Our commitment never wavers when it comes to the health and safety of our residents, and we are actively monitoring any developments of the new strain of coronavirus or COVID-19.
Caring for a senior parent or loved one can be challenging, but what about when you live a distance away? How do you assist them when seeing him or her on a daily basis is not an option? You can help and care for your loved one from afar. However, there may come a time when the day-to-day caregiving must be provided by someone local.
As we age, our metabolism changes and our bodies require different minerals and nutrients. Having a lack of these vitamins and nutrients in your diet as an older adult can cause low energy, low appetite, and a lower immunity level.
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.
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.
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,…
We know that Alzheimer's can be a devastating diagnosis, especially for a loved one. The final data collected by the CDC (2010) and the National Center for Health Statistics (2007) showed that Alzheimer's is now the sixth leading cause of…
The world is evolving and becoming more challenging for seniors to navigate with the rise of online scams. While scams are nothing new, modern scams are targeting more than just your personal information. There are hundreds of fraudulent companies out there that may pose risks and take advantage of your financial security, so it’s essential to be aware of them to prevent being taken advantage of.