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Alissa Sauer
Fairwinds - Rivers Edge Happy Hour
Every day at Fairwinds – River’s Edge is five-star fun! Nothing like a traditional retirement community, Fairwinds – River’s Edge is a close community that values fun while creating meaningful memories and forming lasting connections. Every Friday from 3:00 to 4:00 pm our community joins together for Silver Coin Happy Hour. We have live entertainment,...
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Fighting the Alzheimer's Stigma
People who live with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia experience stigmas and stereotypes every day. Stigma is a condition which causes an individual to be labeled by others in an undesirable and rejected stereotype. More than just negative thoughts about a person with the disease, the stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s is a barrier...
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National Senior Health & Fitness Day at Canfield Place
Canfield Place equips residents with healthy educational tools, increasing the quality of life of residents and leading to an increased desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle. National Senior Health and Fitness Day is an important reminder to residents of what they should be incorporating into their daily routines and this year’s National Senior Health and...
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Important Differences Between Medicaid and Medicare
Medicaid and Medicare are two distinct programs that can help seniors pay for healthcare expenses. Knowing the differences between the two can help you pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses. Simply put, Medicaid is a public assistance program based largely on financial need and paid for with tax dollars. Medicare is a health insurance policy specifically...
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Diabetes and Seniors
There is an alarming number of Americans living with diabetes. Nearly 10% of the population in the United States has some form of the disease, including 12 million adults 65 and over. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death worldwide by 2030 and the number of...
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Fitness Trackers for Seniors
Fitness trackers are a great way to help seniors stay healthy and active. Giving users a comprehensive look at daily fitness goals, while also tracking sleep patterns and more, fitness trackers can play a huge role in aging well. Learn more about the benefits of fitness trackers for seniors and the best ways to use...
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Summer is quickly approaching and with it comes family vacations, outdoor barbecues, long days at the pool, and a lot more time outside in the sun. It’s a time to celebrate being with friends and family, but it’s also important to remember that summer brings unique challenges and dangers to seniors. From extreme heat to...
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Dining at Markham House
When it comes to living well, we all know we must eat well. Every aspect of life at Markham House is exceptional and that is especially true of our dining program. Eating at Markham House is truly an experience – and one that we would love to share with you! Learn more about dining at...
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The Ackerly at Sherwood Job Fair
There’s no doubt that we are a community committed to our people. The Ackerly at Sherwood is special and we know that it’s our people that make it such an incredible place to work and live. We work hard but we play harder. We do fulfilling work in a fun way. And by doing so,...
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Fighting the Alzheimer's Stigma
Fighting the Alzheimer’s Stigma
June 12, 2019
National Senior Health & Fitness Day at Canfield Place
Canfield Place Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day
June 10, 2019
Important Differences Between Medicaid and Medicare
Important Differences Between Medicaid and Medicare
June 6, 2019
Diabetes and Seniors
Diabetes and Seniors
June 4, 2019