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Exercise Routines for Seniors Help Improve Mobility and Maintain Independence

Posted by Frank Herold on Dec 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Older adults generally need to be more mindful of the amount of exercise they get, as well as making sure that they are committing themselves to the right kinds of exercises. Exercise helps to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and also reduces the risk of major diseases. Exercise strengthens the body, keeps it limber, which in turn, decreases the risk of falling. The overall result of a good exercise program is remaining as independent as you can, while continuing to partake in the activities that you love.

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6 Routine Tasks that Senior Living Communities Can Take Care of For You

Posted by Frank Herold on Nov 22, 2017 10:20:00 AM

Why do people move to senior communities? Is it downsizing, better weather, active communities, to be closer to family and friends? One reason why moving to a community is very beneficial for seniors is that it allows them to let go of the painstaking tasks that hold them back from living a life they worked so hard to have. 

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Topics: senior living community, moving to senior living, living well

What are the 6 Dimensions of Wellness?

Posted by Frank Herold on Nov 8, 2017 10:54:28 AM

What does wellness mean on a personal level? How do you know when you are well and how can you promote the wellness for others? These questions are even more important in a retirement community where the goal is to ensure that every resident is able to maintain a pleasant state of wellness in a community that is supportive of one another.

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How to Involve the Whole Family in Your Retirement Decisions

Posted by Frank Herold on Oct 25, 2017 2:47:06 PM

When you or a family member are thinking about where to retire, discussing it with the whole family will help you navigate your decision. Family members will have questions and want to help you find the right location close by. If you have already made your decision, be prepared with information before you start and it will go smoothly. If you are still deciding, consider these questions to help you nail down the right location and to help your family navigate your decision:

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Topics: Retirement Venice, Senior Living Florida, Retirement Community Venice, senior living community, active senior living florida, active senior living, carefree retirement, moving to senior living, retirement community, moving to a retirement community, connect with family from retirement community

What Does a Good Physical Environment Mean For Senior Residents?

Posted by Frank Herold on Oct 11, 2017 2:43:02 PM

A good physical environment is a place where seniors are given all the tools they need to achieve longevity, purpose, and fundamental health. Just as you create a safe and happy environment in your home, your elderly parents can enjoy the same while living in a retirement community dedicated to a good physical environment. There are numerous ways to help maintain a healthy physical environment for the seniors in your life, for example:

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, senior living community, active senior living florida, active senior living, moving to senior living, living well

5 Benefits of Living in a Senior Living Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Sep 27, 2017 9:28:00 AM

Finding the ideal senior living community isn't always easy. It isn't unusual to be resistant to the idea of a senior living community or assisted living, and some people would prefer to continue spending their retirement years at home. There are, however, distinct advantages to community living, and the right senior living community can greatly enhance quality of life.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, Retirement Community Venice, Independent Living Venice FL, senior living community, active senior living florida, active senior living, living well

Best Communication Practices when Discussing Senior Living Options with Your Loved Ones

Posted by Frank Herold on Sep 14, 2017 12:01:17 PM

Adjusting to the possibility that it is time to consider senior living options for your loved ones can be difficult. Most seniors feel comfortable and attached to their homes, and the decision to move out and adapt to a new environment can be challenging for them. This is why it’s so important to have a clear communication strategy when talking with your loved ones.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, retirement community, moving to a retirement community

The Mental Health Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 30, 2017 11:05:08 AM

Everyone wants what’s best for their loved ones, which includes living a full and healthy life, regardless of age. However, it can be difficult to convince a senior family member to move to a retirement community because people tend to feel strong connections to the homes they have lived in for so many years. If you feel that a retirement community is the best place for your loved one to live a happy, comfortable life, you could make convincing them easier by communicating the numerous benefits that retirement communities offer to them.

Regardless of age, people need social interaction for them to lead a balanced happy life and one of the major benefits of retirement communities is the social interaction opportunities that they offer.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, retirement community, moving to a retirement community

How to Help Mom Plan for a Move to a Retirement Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 16, 2017 1:09:08 PM

Planning a move for your mom into a retirement community can be a difficult process for everyone involved. Approaching the topic with understanding and sensitivity is key to helping them make a decision that works best for them.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, Independent Living Venice FL, independent living comunity, moving to senior living

Tips for a Stress Free Move into Your Senior Living Community in Venice, Florida

Posted by Frank Herold on Aug 2, 2017 11:49:16 AM

Moving can be a challenge. You have to sort through every item in your house, pack and label all your belongings, and transport them safely to your new home.

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Topics: Senior Living Florida, Independent Living Venice FL, independent living comunity, moving to senior living

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