Every Step You Take: PrimeFit Senior Fitness
Being more active is one way to immediately improve your outlook and your attitude throughout the year. Fortunately, residents of Leisure Care communities have plenty of options when it comes to getting fit and maintaining fitness. PrimeFit is Leisure Care’s signature fitness program designed exclusively for seniors. We recently sat down with Lindsy Johanson, PrimeFit...
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UTIs and Dementia
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is painful and worrisome in a healthy person, but when that person is a senior with dementia, the effects of a UTI can be even more concerning. UTIs tend to affect people with dementia differently, manifesting symptoms in behavior changes, rather than the typical physical symptoms. Knowing how UTIs affect...
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Leaves are changing and the weather is cooling off. Along with the welcome changes of the fall, comes an unwelcome season – flu season. Beginning in October and sometimes stretching into May, flu season is the period of time when the influenza virus is most active. It’s a time to step up self-care and flu...
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Just like they have in every phase of life, Baby Boomers are redefining every phase of life. Now, as many boomers begin to hit their senior years, they are changing what it means to retire. According to a national survey of adult travelers conducted by the AARP, Baby Boomers travel more than previous generations, with...
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Engaging Activities at Canfield Place
Oregon is known for its stunning landscape, especially as the seasons change. Recently, Canfield Place residents took to the great outdoors with a trip to the Columbia River Gorge to view the cascading Multnomah Falls. Learn more about our outing and how Canfield Place encourages residents to make the most of every day by engaging...
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We’ve all seen our senior loved one sleeping through a family gathering, going to bed earlier, resting more. So, what is it about aging that brings more sleep? And, is it healthy to sleep that much? Learn more about how sleep benefits seniors and how to help your loved one maintain healthy sleep habits through...
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There’s no doubt that Van Mall is a special kind of retirement community. We celebrate our residents and their families, creating a dynamic activities schedule that has a place for every family member! Read more about how Van Mall encourages family members to stay active and involved in the lives of our residents. Van Mall...
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tips-for-visiting-loved-one-memory-care
You know moving your loved one into a memory care community was the right move. It was good for your loved one, it’s good for your family. You trust the community to care for your loved one well and you feel comfortable about your decision. So, why do you still feel uncomfortable when you visit?...
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when-should-seniors-stop-driving
Talking to a loved one about handing over the car keys is a difficult conversation. Because driving is so closely associated with freedom, agreeing to stop driving can feel like a loss of independence. It’s a hard decision, but it’s an important one, and the life of your loved one and the lives of others...
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