The Difference Between Continuing Care Retirement Communities & Assisted Living

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You may have heard the terms Continuing Care Retirement Community and Assisted Living used interchangeably. They mean two different things and offer different benefits. Assisted living is for those who require assistance for daily living, which includes activities such as bathing, dressing, eating, and toileting. While assisted living centers offer 24/7 support of daily living …

Swimming Pool Benefits

Swimming Pool Benefits Blog - Retirement Community Orange County, NY - Glen Arden

The sounds and smells of summer can bring back fond childhood memories. Whether you remember playing in the pool with your friends, laying on the beach listening to the ocean waves, or going to your friend’s lake house for the summer, the feeling you get from being in the water is unlike any other. Not …

Insomnia in Advanced Age – How Retirement Communities Could Help

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For seniors, sleeping can be a challenge. Some believe altered sleep patterns occur naturally as we age. Another possible cause of sleepless nights is a lack of melatonin. Whatever the cause may be, at Glen Arden we believe it is important to stay active during the day to create the ideal environment for falling asleep …

Senior Nutrition Guide

Senior Nutrition & Wellness - Retirement Community Orange County, NY - Glen Arden

Healthy eating is of utmost importance to living a long, healthy life. Eating a well-balanced meal is easy when you have access to restaurant style dining, but when you cook for yourself, think of integrating the colors of the rainbow (not artificial colors, of course!) into the meal. Each meal should include: Fruits and Vegetables …