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13 Essential Tips for Decreasing Fall Risks for Seniors

Senior living facilities do not always have the resources to accommodate residents properly. Some of the most common issues are associated with falls. Falls are a common risk factor because of changes in balance, vision, or cognitive impairments. This blog post provides ten essential tips for decreasing fall risks for [...]

By |September 30, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Taking a Closer Look at Dementia Wandering and How You Can Help

What Is Wandering? Wandering is one of the symptoms of dementia. It can occur anytime but is more often seen over time. Wandering is when a person gets up from a place they’re supposed to stay and starts walking around, often looking confused or lost. This usually happens when [...]

By |September 18, 2022|Memory Care, Senior Health, Senior Living|

The Best Brain Healthy Foods for Residents of Palm Springs Memory Care

Eating good foods isn’t just about maintaining a healthy body and giving us energy. As a matter of fact, what we eat has a direct impact on our brain health as well, including helping to improve memory and overall cognitive function. For seniors who have been diagnosed with or at [...]

By |August 12, 2022|Memory Care, Senior Health, Senior Living|

5 Fun Sports For Seniors to Try in Retirement

Staying fit and active is very important, especially as we age. While we might feel inclined to slow down, retirement is the perfect time to try something new! With your newly found downtime, you might be wondering how you’re going to fill the gaps. Our Palm Spring senior living community [...]

By |August 5, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

The Top 6 Ways That a Skilled Nursing Community Can Help Your Senior Loved One

Sometimes after a serious illness, fall, or other type of hospitalization, some seniors need to make the transition into a skilled nursing facility. This senior care option is extremely beneficial as it provides round the clock care by a licensed nursing staff. While we understand that many seniors want to [...]

By |July 20, 2022|Uncategorized|

7 Practical Tips to Helping Seniors Get Better Rest Each Night

Getting enough sleep each night is important to people of all ages, but it especially matters for the residents of assisted living in Palm Springs. As we age, our energy levels naturally diminish, meaning that we need good, quality rest in order to function and feel our best. Plus, prolonged [...]

By |July 8, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

8 Common Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease You Need To Be Aware Of

It can be difficult at first to discern the difference between age-related changes and the early onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. There is a lot of information out there to wade through. However, if your senior loved one is beginning to exhibit some behaviors such as forgetfulness and increased [...]

By |June 13, 2022|Memory Care, Senior Health, Senior Living|

Is Your Senior Parent Hesitant to Move to Senior Living? Here’s What You Can Do

When it comes time to make a move to Palm Spring senior living, it can be a tough decision. There are a lot of factors that go into consideration prior to making the move. Namely, it boils down to the fact that it is a better and safer option for [...]

By |June 6, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Senior Health and Hydration: How to Increase Water Intake During the Summer Heat

May is upon us and while the temperatures are bound to stay mild throughout the month, once Memorial Day comes around, things will inevitably shift. The increase of heat is right around the corner, meaning that it is all the more important to prioritize hydration. While everyone should increase their [...]

By |May 16, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

6 Ways Seniors in Palm Springs Memory Care Can Combat Isolation

Senior isolation is a huge concern among older adults, especially in the times of COVID-19. For those who do isolate, they run a greater risk for developing mental health concerns, such as depression and anxiety. Not only that, but they are more prone to contracting physical ailments, such as heart [...]

By |May 9, 2022|Memory Care, Senior Health, Senior Living|

10 Ways to Ease a Parent’s Transition to Memory Care

Making the decision to transition to memory care in Palm Springs is a huge step. For most families, it consists of a lot of talking, navigating through various concerns and questions, as well as time spent doing research on the perfect senior living community for your loved one. However, we [...]

By |April 14, 2022|Memory Care, Senior Living|

Senior Living Debunked: 9 Common Myths That Just Aren’t True

Many people have their own ideas of what assisted living in rancho mirage must be like. Also, many people think that the term "senior living community" is interchangeable with the phrase "nursing home," however, these are two extremely different living choices.  While plenty of the top assisted living in Rancho [...]

By |April 7, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

5 Simple Solutions to Help Seniors Feel More Energized

For many Americans, having the adequate amount of energy to get through the day can be a struggle. We often find ourselves reaching for the coffee refill or wanting to take a nap by the time the afternoon rolls around. This is especially true for older adults and seniors who [...]

By |March 18, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Do Memory Problems Always Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease? Important Things You Should Know

Are you having difficulty remembering things? They might not be signs of dementia and could be just memory loss as a normal part of aging.  Note from memory care in Rancho Mirage: Please keep in mind that the information in this post should not be used as a diagnostic tool, [...]

By |March 7, 2022|Memory Care, Senior Health, Senior Living|

6 Effective Ways to Help Seniors Who Lack An Appetite

For many people, they find that their appetite diminishes as they age. Over time, we are prone to become less interested in food and eating. This can be frustrating for both the caregiver and the senior, especially if they reside in independent living in Rancho Mirage. So you might ask, [...]

By |February 14, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

The Best Valentine’s Day Activities for Residents at Palm Springs Senior Living

February is upon us and that means it is time for the holiday all about celebrating love: Valentine’s Day! While it can be very commercialized and made out to be a time only for celebrating couples and romantic partners, that simply isn’t true! Valentine’s Day can be for anyone and [...]

By |February 7, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

The Move In Process at Assisted Living Palm Springs: What Does It Look Like?

If you’ve chosen assisted living in Palm Springs, then your journey is just beginning! It’s time to make some decisions about the following: How to downsize and pack What to move into your apartment What to give away What to sell What to store away Maybe you also plan to [...]

By |January 28, 2022|Senior Living|

Quick, Easy Ways to Help Seniors Eat Healthier and Meal Plan

So you or your loved one want to eat healthier. Great! That's the first half of the battle – having the right motivation. Now, the second half of it is mostly having the right knowledge about what healthy eating really means. So let's talk about that. Make healthy eating easy [...]

By |January 14, 2022|Senior Health, Senior Living|

What is Reiki and What Health Benefits Does It Have for Seniors?

Because of our advancing years, our bodies may no longer be the same as they were when we were younger. Most seniors have difficulty dealing with the inconveniences and diseases of aging. Accidents, discomfort, slowness, rheumatism, and other conditions may negatively influence a senior’s health.  Reiki, a Japanese energy healing [...]

By |December 27, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

The 8 Best Natural Supplements for Helping Manage Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, or OA, may be excruciatingly painful, particularly when it interferes with your ability to live your life the way you want to. Whether you're trying to get through the day at work or play with your grandchildren, joint stiffness, edema, and decreased range of motion caused by OA may [...]

By |December 9, 2021|Senior Health|

The 5 Benefits Seniors Can Get from Regular Exercise

When people think of their senior years, they often picture a life free of job or employment responsibilities. They also believe that they would dedicate their full attention to their family, friends, and hobbies with their newfound freedom. However, to make this goal a reality, seniors must maintain their health [...]

By |November 23, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

What You Should Know About B-12 Deficiency and How It Affects Your Senior Loved One

It is more important to take care of your body as you get older than when you were younger. This is because with time, the body's ability to absorb and create key vitamins and minerals declines. Vitamin B12 is one such vitamin. Vitamin B12 is vital for good health. It [...]

By |November 12, 2021|Senior Health|

How to Stay on Top of Your Heart Health in Assisted Living

Since 2002, heart disease has been one of the leading causes of death for seniors aged 65 and up. Until now, it is still considered America’s number one killer and major contributor of disability for older adults.  Some of the most common heart problems that warrant hospital visits and confinement [...]

By |October 28, 2021|Senior Health|

How to Choose Between Independent and Assisted Living Communities

When looking for senior care, you’ll most likely hear the terms ‘independent living’ or ‘assisted living’. Some might use these terms interchangeably, but there are distinct differences between the two. Therefore, if you’re searching for the best senior living option, either for you or your loved one, you must first [...]

By |October 19, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

5 Tips for Staying Active with Arthritis in Assisted Living

Everyone knows the huge impact that exercise can contribute to improving one’s overall health. It actually becomes more essential as you start to climb the ladder of adulthood and reach your golden years while residing in the best assisted living in Palm Springs.  However, staying active is not always easy, [...]

By |September 30, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

6 Things You Need To Know About Dementia

Stats as of 2015 revealed that roughly 47 million people in the United States were diagnosed with dementia. That number could increase by 71% in 2050 – and that's not a scare tactic. Did you know that about ten million new cases of dementia are reported yearly? These stats are [...]

By |September 16, 2021|Memory Care, Senior Living|

How Aromatherapy Helps Seniors In Dementia Care Assisted Living

Don't you know that different scents evoke different emotions? Scents have a way of influencing our mood and even our state of mind. With that being said, aromatherapy is recommended as part of a holistic care treatment for seniors in dementia care assisted living.   What Is Dementia? A lot [...]

By |August 31, 2021|Memory Care, Senior Living|

6 Ways to Practice Mindfulness at Rancho Mirage Senior Living

With the current surge of the COVID-19’s delta variant, it’s becoming a stressful time again for everyone, especially for older adults who are more vulnerable to this infectious disease. Just when everything seems to be going back to normal, Rancho Mirage senior living communities may face, yet again, another lockdown [...]

By |August 16, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Why Practicing Self Care is Important for Seniors

The term “self-care” was coined decades ago, but it has only been widely used now as people become more emotionally intelligent and open. You probably already heard it countless times on tv, social media, and from your Millennial kids and grandkids. Mainstream media often depicted self-care as caring for oneself [...]

By |July 8, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

6 Senior Hobbies That Keep you Active in Senior Living

Retiring and living in the best Rancho Mirage senior living community will give you plenty of free time on your hands to fulfill your bucket list. However, your retirement can only be good and exciting if you put in the effort of staying healthy and active. One effective way of [...]

By |June 22, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Tips for Making a Smooth Transition into Palm Springs Memory Care

Finding the best Palm Springs memory care and moving a loved one into the facility takes a great deal of preparation, planning, and consideration.  Seniors with dementia often have a hard time dealing with any kind of stress, especially one that involves them leaving their beloved home and community. They [...]

By |June 10, 2021|Memory Care, Senior Living|

6 Benefits of Walking for Seniors and How to Get Started

Many people spend hundreds of hours (and dollars) in gyms or enrolling in fitness programs so that they can find the best exercise routine for their health. But according to science, the best form of workout has been right under our noses all this time—walking! Who would have thought that [...]

By |May 26, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Why You Should Consider Moving Into Memory Care

Almost all families want their senior parent or loved one to age in place with them. They want to be hands-on in giving care and support for their senior loved ones as much as possible. However, this decision becomes hard when elderlies have health conditions that make it harder for [...]

By |May 11, 2021|Memory Care, Senior Living|

How to Stay Motivated and Work Out in Senior Living

Regular physical activity is a vital part of every person’s routine, especially if you are already in your golden years. It allows older adults to significantly improve their physique and achieve their desired weight goal.  Moreover, it plays a huge role in ensuring life longevity by strengthening the heart and [...]

By |April 29, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Is it Parkinson’s Disease or Something Else?

Older adults need to watch out for signs of chronic diseases that typically appear during old age. One of these is Parkinson's disease, a fairly common disorder in seniors but mostly unknown to many. This April, let us celebrate Parkinson’s Awareness Month by spreading awareness to seniors like you, families [...]

By |April 13, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

Obesity in Seniors and How to Stay Healthy

Residing in senior living in Rancho Mirage means you get to discover a healthier version of yourself. That is because senior living prioritizes wellness. Old age places you at high-risk for developing several diseases, such as heart disease and arthritis.  If you are not careful with your lifestyle choices, you [...]

By |March 29, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

6 Tips for Caring for a Senior in Dementia Memory Care

Dementia is a damaging disease that significantly impacts the physical and mental well-being of an affected senior. However, it not only inflicts damages to the person experiencing the illness but also to the family and caregivers of the patient.  Caring for someone with dementia can feel rewarding, especially if your [...]

By |March 16, 2021|Memory Care|

8 Tips for Seniors to Boost Their Immune System

Are you over age 65? If so, then this post is for you! Flu season lasts eight months in the US. However, the virus doesn't discriminate – it affects people from all age groups every year. Symptoms of the flu can include a runny nose, chills, headache, coughing, body pain, [...]

By |February 28, 2021|Senior Health, Senior Living|

How to Keep Your Mind Sharp as You Age

You might have noticed that your thought patterns have changed. Maybe you’ve found yourself losing your keys more often, or you struggle to come up with the right word in a conversation. But how do you know the difference between the effects of getting older or something more sinister (like [...]

By |February 14, 2021|Memory Care|
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