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 …

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 …

Do You Eat These Nutrients Every Day? – Important Foods for Seniors

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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 …

New Year New Lifestyle

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The New Year means it’s a great time to start focusing more on staying healthy! Being healthy in general is important, but it becomes critical as you get older. Our bodies need to be cared for so we can keep feeling our best. The biggest factors in staying healthy are making sure you maintain a …