Bringing History to Life at Fairwinds - River's Edge
In May of 1804, Captain Meriwether Lewis and his friend Second Lieutenant William Clark set out on what was then known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition. The first American expedition to cross the western United States, their journey is now famously known as The Lewis and Clark Expedition. Residents from Fairwinds – River’s Edge...
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Transforming the Landing of Long Cove
Leisure Care acquired The Landing of Long Cove in December of 2017 and has been hard at work on transforming the physical appearance of the senior living community to better align with the spirit and culture of the community. Learn more about the remodel at The Landing of Long Cove. Redesigning Retirement at The Landing...
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Why Do Seniors Fall?
Falls are a scary topic for seniors and their caregivers. The National Council on Aging reports that falls is the leading cause of fatal injury as well as the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admission for seniors. The risks associated with falls are great, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that...
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Why Should Seniors Learn a Second Language?
You’ve always wanted to learn a new language, but you’ve never been able to find the time to balance family responsibilities, house management, and your career. Maybe retirement is bringing you new travel opportunities, and you want to be better equipped to see the world. For these reasons and many more, retirement is a great...
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Pursuing Passion at Van Mall
Van Mall Resident Dorothy Jacob, 94 is a dedicated knitter and has turned her lifelong passion into a project of compassion. Dorothy knits hats for chemotherapy patients in the oncology department at Peace Health Medical Center in Vancouver, WA. Learn more about Dorothy’s project and how she gives back to her community. Turning Passion into...
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10 Must Read Books for Seniors
Nothing beats a good book. Books can take us places we have never been, help us relive another time, and take us on great adventures – all without ever leaving home. Stimulating conversations across generations, bringing people of all walks of life together, books and the discussion surrounding them are powerful tools in improving the...
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Why do Seniors Love Bingo?
It’s almost a stereotype to walk into a retirement community or senior center and see seniors playing bingo. While today’s senior living communities offer a whole lot more than a weekly game of Bingo, it turns out that Bingo may actually be good for your health. From engaging the brain to hand-eye coordination and more,...
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Springfield Place Luau
Springfield Place recently celebrated summer with a community luau. Residents, staff, and family members joined us at our community for a feast, celebrating all the fun of summer. Learn more about our luau and make plans to join us for our next event! A Spirit of Aloha at Springfield Place Most people know that “aloha”...
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Why do seniors want to stay in their homes?
Most seniors want to stay in their homes as they age. Moving comes with both physical and emotional stress, and many seniors are afraid of leaving behind beloved neighbors and a family home full of memories. Add the fear of the unknown to those concerns and a move to senior living can be downright overwhelming....
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