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Staying at Home versus Moving to a Senior Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Jun 13, 2018 2:04:39 PM

As we age, we face a lot of tough decisions, but the toughest by far is how long to stay in our homes. If you or a senior loved one are currently facing this decision, there are a few things to consider before finalizing your plans. Read on to learn about which option might be right for you.

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Common Myths About Aging

Posted by Frank Herold on Jun 6, 2018 10:08:40 AM

Seventy may be the new fifty, but the old myths about aging are still being told and retold. If you do not believe them, your children may. Here, to set the record straight, are the truths behind some common misconceptions about aging:

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Nurture Your Health Holistically With These Tips

Posted by Frank Herold on May 30, 2018 4:07:07 PM

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important for all of life's stages. Whether you are 38 or 78, keeping healthy is a daily choice, and it is sometimes a challenge. Often times when we think of good health, we think in terms of our physical well-being. While this is definitely a big part of it, health has many facets of which the physical is only one. Here are three other areas of health that you can nurture for a more fulfilling life:

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5 Benefits of Living in a Senior Living Community

Posted by Frank Herold on Apr 13, 2018 11:27:00 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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When is the Best Time to Move to a Senior Living Community?

Posted by Frank Herold on Apr 5, 2018 3:15:00 PM

It's not always easy to know when the it's the best time to move into a senior living community, and there is no one right answer for everyone. Overall, there are two big factors that should be considered when making this decision: healthcare and social support.

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The Perfect Community for Independent Living In Venice, FL

Posted by Frank Herold on Feb 21, 2018 9:05:00 AM

When it comes to moving to a retirement community, especially if you are seeking an independent living situation, it is important to pick a community you could see yourself living in. And in this sense, community is both the retirement community itself, and the surrounding community which it is a part of.

At Jacaranda Trace, we are a luxury independent living community in Venice, Florida. And we pride ourselves in both the community we have created here at Jacaranda Trace and the community at large that we are a part of here in Venice.

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10 Best Attractions in Venice, Florida

Posted by Frank Herold on Feb 14, 2018 9:05:00 AM

Venice Florida, located on the Gulf Coast, is known for its pristine beaches and coral reefs. This beautiful picturesque area has many green spaces including multi-use trails which follow the Intracoastal Waterway in Venetian Waterway Park. 

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Why Having Pets May Be Good for Our Health

Posted by Frank Herold on Jan 31, 2018 1:06:29 PM

You reach out your hand and gently pet the head of an eager pup. Immediately, you start to feel happier and less stressed. There's a reason why: Spending time with a furry companion can help release brain chemicals that are linked to well being. What's more, spending just 5 minutes with a dog can lower your levels of cortisol, a hormone that is released when you're under stress.

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The Senior Lifestyle Checklist: Is It a Good Fit For You?

Posted by Frank Herold on Jan 17, 2018 11:45:29 AM

More Americans are getting older, working longer, and staying healthy and active as they age. The number of services available to those 65 and older are also increasing, including senior living communities offering multiple levels of care, from minimal assistance with occasional chores to full-time nursing help, and long-term medical care and home help.

As the number of Americans over 65 increases, the need for varying levels of senior living lifestyles will increase. The over-65 population will double from the current 46 million to 98 million by the year 2060.

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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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