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8 Benefits to Look Forward to in Retirement

Many adults long for the day to retire and finally be free of their 9 to 5 office jobs. But once you get closer to your retirement age, anxiety can suddenly creep up on you. You might feel anxious, struggle with self-worth, and feel less valuable to society. But to be honest, there’s nothing to [...]

By |2021-02-15T15:28:08-05:00February 15th, 2021|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

What Caregivers Need to Know About Senior Mental Health Challenges

According to the CDC, 20% of the older adult population (55 years old and above) battles with a specific type of mental health disorder every day. Depression is the most common one, followed by anxiety, bipolar disorder, and dementia.  These mental health diseases occur because of several factors, some of which are: An underlying medical [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:36:20-05:00January 29th, 2021|Blog, Senior Health|0 Comments

Making the Tough Decision to Move into an Assisted Living Community

Many things change when adults transition to their senior years. Some may struggle financially or get diagnosed with a disease. Others may experience emotional changes like the passing of a loved one or an adult child moving somewhere distant. The fast changes happening in their lives make them cling to the constant things in their [...]

By |2021-01-25T14:52:35-05:00January 14th, 2021|Assisted Living, Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

Why Moving to an Independent Living Community Is a Good Thing

With many senior care facilities sprouting here and there, it can be a little challenging to decide where you should spend your golden years. But for healthy and able seniors, the perfect retirement place for you is no other than in an independent living community! An independent living community refers to a senior living facility [...]

By |2020-12-30T17:55:31-05:00December 30th, 2020|Blog, Independent Living, Senior Living|0 Comments

7 Tips for Seniors to Stay Active This Winter

The cold, crisp air of winter calls for late mornings wrapped up in a cozy blanket or an afternoon by the fire while drinking hot cocoa.  With the “bed weather” season, you can give in and get coaxed back into bed or start the holiday right by maintaining your healthy regimen of daily exercises. Seniors [...]

By |2020-12-17T12:23:39-05:00December 17th, 2020|Blog, Senior Health|0 Comments

Can Assisted Living Improve Quality of Life?

After spending your whole life caring for the welfare of others, it is now time for you to take that much-needed rest and satisfying retirement through assisted living.  An assisted living facility refers to a senior residential option that assists with the daily needs of older adults while still encouraging independence.  They can give you [...]

By |2020-11-19T15:53:40-05:00November 19th, 2020|Assisted Living, Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

How to Add Protein to Your Diet

Everybody-not just a growing teen or an aspiring bodybuilder--needs an ample amount of protein in their diet. It is an essential macronutrient involved in almost every body system processes, such as: Muscle build-up Keeping the bones strong Strengthen the immune function Maintains vision Regulates body fluid Balances the hormones and enzymes Repairing cells Protein makes [...]

By |2020-11-09T14:04:10-05:00November 9th, 2020|Blog, Senior Health|0 Comments

7 Signs of an Unhealthy Heart   

Many health experts agree that heart health should be a top priority of older adults during their golden years.  Aging brings about many consequences to the physical body, including changes in the heart and blood vessel structure and function. Thus, increasing the risks of seniors in developing mild to severe heart conditions like: Heart attack [...]

By |2020-10-26T15:30:30-05:00October 26th, 2020|Blog, Senior Health, Senior Living|0 Comments

What Types of Foods Are Good for Senior Nutrition?

No matter what stage of life you are in—teen, young adult, senior—proper diet must be at the forefront of your life priorities. It is the one lifestyle that can affect the overall quality of your life. Moreover, it will dictate what kind of life you will lead in the future—long and healthy or disease-ridden. Many [...]

By |2020-10-13T12:05:47-05:00October 13th, 2020|Blog, Senior Health, Senior Living|0 Comments

What to Look Forward to When You Retire

Retirement is a significant turning point that everyone has been looking forward to after spending many years in the workforce. Many are eager to get out of their stressful work situation and experience the blissful years of senior retirement. However, as you age and get closer and closer to retirement, you can feel a bit [...]

By |2021-02-03T10:37:26-05:00September 21st, 2020|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments
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