The global pandemic has made safety an even greater factor in evaluating senior living communities. As you begin your search for a skilled nursing care center or nursing home for yourself or a loved one, here are some important safety guidelines and questions you should ask during your search.
Category: Physical Wellness
What is the answer to the question: Which is best - independent living or assisted living? Simply put, it boils down to which is the right fit for your needs and the lifestyle you want. In order to determine that, start by understanding the differences between the two.
Ready to start a new exercise regimen or add something new and exciting to your existing routine? The following 7 apps will help you track your progress and reach your fitness goals.
Looking for quick and easy meals for older adults that are as healthy as they are delicious? We have eight recommendations we think you’ll love.
Assisted living is ideal for older adults who need a little help with activities of daily living but are still independent and relatively healthy. But what happens when your parent in assisted living no longer fits that definition?
Only 28% to 34% of adults aged 65 to 74 are physically active, and only 35% to 44% of adults 75 years or older are physically active, according to statistics obtained by the Centers for Disease Control.
Activities of daily living are a helpful measurement of someone's ability to live on their own. If you have doubts about your parent living on their own, assessing their ability to complete activities of daily living is a good place to start.
Assisted living is a residential option for older adults who need a little assistance with daily living. Assisted living communities provide meals, housekeeping, health care support from trained staff members, assistive services, and amenities.
For the sixth year in a row, The Esquiline has claimed the Belleville News-Democrat’s Reader’s Choice designation of Best Retirement Community in the Metro-East for 2018.
Retirement is the perfect time to travel and try new things, but winter can sometimes make that hard as the Midwest winds start to carry a bit of a bite. Never fear, there are still plenty of things for older adults to do in St. Louis and the surrounding area.