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5 Fall Activities for the Entire Family

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 30, 2016 3:04:56 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness, Social Wellness

As autumn approaches, temperatures creep down, leaves change colors and fall, and family fun runs in abundance.

In Belleville, there are so many places to discover with your family and friends of all ages. There’s something here for everybody.

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6 Gorgeous Photos from The Esquiline Grounds

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 28, 2016 3:23:25 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

Immersing yourself in nature is one of the best things you can do for your body and soul. The fresh air, the beaming sun — it makes you feel better, through and through.

And it’s not just a fluke — multiple studies prove this. Being outside boosts our vitamin D levels, inspires us to exercise and lose weight, and reduces stress to make for a happier self.

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9 Hidden Costs of Living at Home

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 27, 2016 11:54:29 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Some might consider staying home the cheaper option when opposed to an independent living community.

But there may be some expenses that come along with home ownership that you may overlook.

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4 Unique Volunteer Opportunities in Belleville This Fall

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 23, 2016 11:02:22 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

We’ve talked about it before and we’ll say it again — volunteering is great for not only spiritual wellness, but it can also have a positive effect on your mind and body. You know that good feeling you get after you’ve done something to help other people? That feeling isn’t just that — it can improve your overall wellbeing.

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The Benefits of an In-Person Visit With a Loved One

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 21, 2016 4:30:14 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

When you have a loved one in a retirement community, it’s important to stop in for in-person visits, no matter how far away you live.

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Staying Connected with Mom at a Distance

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 19, 2016 1:18:47 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

As the world becomes more mobile every day, sometimes we live further away from our families than we ever have before. Luckily enough, it’s easy enough to travel back and forth to keep the connection alive with our loved ones.

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Cholesterol: Know Your Numbers and What They Mean

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 16, 2016 10:56:56 AM

Categories: Physical Wellness

Everyone knows that you want to have good cholesterol levels, but what does that really mean?

September is National Cholesterol Education month, so now is a good time to find out!

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Behind the Scenes with the Maintenance Staff

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 14, 2016 3:30:23 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

On our blog, we like to take a moment or two to recognize all the wonderful, warmhearted, hardworking people that are on our The Esquiline team. Every single person that works here is essential to keeping this community running.

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Top 5 Spiritual Reads from Our Leadership Team

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 12, 2016 1:41:28 PM

Categories: Spiritual Wellness

Spirituality is an important part of overall wellness, and from time to time we all need a little spiritual guidance.

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Less is More: Making Your Home in a Smaller Space

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 9, 2016 3:43:39 PM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

The choice to move from your long-time home to something smaller is not easy, but it may end up being the best choice in the long run.

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What to Expect in Your First Week at The Esquiline

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 7, 2016 12:25:23 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

The first week after anyone moves into their new home, the emotions are run high! One may feel excitement and joy, and quite honestly a little anxious and overwhelmed as well. One may even experience a bit of grief after leaving their previous home…especially if it was a home where many memories were made over the years. This is all very understandable, normal and, frankly, expected.

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September 2016 St. Francis Center for Assisted Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 6, 2016 1:20:00 PM

Categories: Assisted Living

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

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September 2016 Independent Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 6, 2016 1:08:22 PM

Categories: Independent Living

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

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September 2016 Dammert Skilled Nursing Center Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 6, 2016 12:54:31 PM

Categories: Skilled Nursing Activity Calendars

Click here to view and download September skilled nursing activities calendar.

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How Heart Healthy Foods Help Your Mind

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 6, 2016 12:03:08 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness

We all know it; eating healthy helps you stay healthy. As you age, it’s especially important to eat things that are healthy for your heart. Why is that?

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