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5 Risk Reduction Strategies for Dementia

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 24, 2017 3:47:37 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness

Dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, is not a normal symptom of aging. Most forms of dementia are not inherited. After all, dementia’s not a real disease; it’s just a description of symptoms that cause a decline in thinking or memory to severely affect a person’s day-to-day life.

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10 Reasons to Make Poetry a Part of Your Life

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 17, 2017 2:41:11 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness

“Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.”

— Thomas Hardy

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Prayer and Caregiver Stress

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 14, 2017 9:29:51 AM

Categories: Spiritual Wellness

Taking care of a loved one may cause an especially damaging form of stress called caregiver stress. Caregivers are also more likely to experience negative health effects and a lower standard of living. Here are some facts gathered by Caregiver Action:

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Capture the Moments of Your Life: A Guide to Using A Phone Camera

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 12, 2017 10:21:47 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Are you of the generation that forgets your cell phone is actually a multi-use gadget that can do everything from direct you to a friend’s house to videotaping your grandchild?

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April 2017 St. Francis Center for Assisted Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 12, 2017 7:49:12 AM

Categories: Assisted Living Activity Calendars

Click here to view and download April's Assisted Living activities calendar.

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April 2017 Dammert Skilled Nursing Center Activities Calendar

Posted by apartmentcommu on Apr 12, 2017 6:55:56 AM

Categories: Skilled Nursing Activity Calendars

 

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April 2017 Independent Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 12, 2017 6:53:50 AM

Categories: Independent Living Activity Calendars

 

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Why Develop Your Sense of Humor?

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 10, 2017 4:08:35 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

A recently rediscovered medicine can:

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Video Games That Improve Your Health

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 7, 2017 7:46:54 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Evidence abounds about the health benefits of video games. They include:

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Easter: Be an Instrument of Joy

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 5, 2017 7:23:57 AM

Categories: Spiritual Wellness

If we wish to follow Christ closely, we cannot choose an easy, quiet life. It will be a demanding life, but full of joy.

—Pope Francis

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Benefits of Playing Cards for Seniors

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 3, 2017 11:28:01 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Pinochle, euchre, bridge...card games are a leisure-time activity that brings people together to have fun.

The National Institute on Aging, however, says that card games do much more. Research indicates that strategic card games, such as pinochle and bridge, that exercise memory and concentration may prevent or reduce cognitive decline in older adults.

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