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Navigating Difficult Conversations with Your Parent

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 30, 2016 8:22:37 AM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

As your loved one starts to get older, the need for difficult and sometimes sensitive conversations arises. Your parents might not like having to discuss a future where they no longer will be living in the home that they love and have lived in for years or even decades. As an adult child and caregiver, however, it's important that you start to understand and become aware of your aging parents’ future health care needs.

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July 2016 Independent Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 29, 2016 9:30:48 AM

Categories: Independent Living

Click here to view and download July Independent Living activities calendar.

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July 2016 Dammert Skilled Nursing Center Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 29, 2016 9:16:41 AM

Categories: Skilled Nursing Activity Calendars

 

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Signs It’s Time for Independent Living

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 24, 2016 4:19:44 PM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

You’ve worked hard for many years so that you would one day have the time to experience the pleasure of a life unburdened by labor. The time has come for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of all that toil. These are a few signs that now is the time to make your move to a vibrant independent living community.

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6 Myths about Independent Living

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 20, 2016 7:08:25 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

After building a long life for yourself and raising a family, you might not have given it a thought to move into an independent living community. After all, you’ve made a home for yourself and the idea of leaving it may be something you’ve never considered before–especially in light of all the myths you’ve heard over the years about independent living.

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How The Esquiline Can Help You Continue to Grow In Your Faith

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 13, 2016 4:59:41 PM

Categories: Spiritual Wellness

Over the years, your faith has bloomed, wilted, and bloomed again. Perhaps more than a few times. You’ve weathered many storms—some by the skin of your teeth and the strength of your faith. Because you’ve endured so much to get to where you are today, you may be looking for ways to edify your faith and your relationship with God. The Esquiline can help you with your efforts to do just that.

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Convincing Your Family It’s Time to Move to Independent Living

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 10, 2016 2:29:32 PM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

Conventional wisdom tells us that we all would like to continue living in our own home as long as possible.  However, living in an independent living community can be just as life enriching for a parent, if not more so, than staying in their own home. There’s always something going on in an independent living community, whether it’s volunteering opportunities, exercise classes, or bus trips.

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5 Easy and Fun Ways to Stay Active as You Age

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 9, 2016 9:37:39 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness

Everyone knows that it's important that you stay healthy as you age. To do this, you need to stay active. There are fun ways to get your exercise in so that you don’t put off being active. Staying healthy is key to be able to grow and handle these types of life changes.  No matter what your age, you can follow some of the tips below to live life to the fullest and delight in the good things.

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Why is Everyone Talking About Holistic Living?

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 7, 2016 1:27:55 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness

When it comes to living healthy, holistic consumerism is a new trend. Individuals want to buy products and participate in activities that make them feel good all over—their minds, their bodies, and their souls.

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June 2016 St. Francis Center for Assisted Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 7, 2016 9:25:00 AM

Categories: Assisted Living Activity Calendars

Click here to view and download June Assisted Living activities calendar.

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June 2016 Independent Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 7, 2016 9:18:58 AM

Categories: Independent Living Activity Calendars

Click here to view and download June Independent Living activities calendar.

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June 2016 Dammert Skilled Nursing Center Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 7, 2016 9:06:28 AM

Categories: Skilled Nursing Activity Calendars

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Activities Near Belleville, IL This Summer

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 2, 2016 6:12:53 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

Being active, physically, socially, and intellectually has a myriad of benefits for those of any age. It keeps your brain from getting rusty, helps you to connect with others, and aids your overall physical and emotional health. Research suggests staying intellectually stimulated, socially involved, and physically active can help maintain cognitive function, boost your immune system, and even potentially reduce your risk of developing certain health conditions, including high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and more.

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