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Best Exercise Regimen for Seniors (65+)


January 28, 2019 in: Well-being, Senior Fitness, Senior Health,

Exercise for seniors is extremely important for elderly folks to keep their bones, joints, and muscles healthy. Less activity means overall mobility drops. This lack of activity contributes to several major and minor health issues among seniors.

Ideally, every elderly person should have about 150 minutes of moderate exercise incorporated in their weekly routine. The plan can include things like walking, some running, swimming, pedaling, and exercises to improve strength, flexibility, and balance.

150 minutes a week may sound like a lot but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regards this amount of time fit for American adults who are 65 or older. Elderly folks can manage their exercise goals the 150 minutes over 7 days  i.e. 20-25 minutes per day or 2 sessions of 10-15 min each every day.

What Does It Feel Like to Live in a Nursing Home?


January 21, 2019 in: Senior Housing,

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to living in a nursing home. In reality, nursing homes provide the elderly with a caring and friendly environment.

Many elders are reluctant to go live in a nursing home and leave their house. They believe that they will be lonely there and will have nothing to do. But once they experience the life of a nursing home, their opinions change.

What Do I Need to Know About Long-Term Care?


January 14, 2019 in: Senior Housing,

Are you searching for a long-term care facility for your loved one? Before setting out to explore the options available, you need to assess your senior loved one’s health condition. Does your parent require medical assistance at all times or are you looking for assisted living that will help your loved one with the daily chores such as dressing and bathing? 

Differences Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home


January 07, 2019 in: Senior Housing, Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Are you searching for a facility that will provide your loved one with the best care possible? The two options most people go for are assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Before choosing either one of these options, you need to assess the condition of your loved one.

January 2019 Calendar Events


December 27, 2018 in: Montecito Community Events, Events/Things to do,

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Top Five Secrets to Help the Transition to Assisted Living


December 21, 2018 in: Senior Housing,

Stepping out of a setting you have grown comfortable can be rather difficult. Assisted living comes with several benefits, but it is the initial stage of transition that is challenging for the seniors to get through.

They have a high possibility of developing adjustment disorder of various levels. This can project a number of challenges for the seniors to go through. Embracing the feelings of abandonment, getting frustrated about losing a substantial amount of freedom, adjusting to the new routine, and adapting to the new living situation can be concerning.

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