Senior Living Facilities in Lincoln Park Can Help Make Health and Fitness Fun

Posted May 9, 2017
Senior Living Facilities in Lincoln Park Can Help Make Health and Fitness Fun
Staff At Lincoln Park Senior Living Facilities Keep Residents Healthy and Happy Most people know that physical activity is good for them. Often, they don’t like exercising but do their best to stick to a routine. Keeping active is an important key to staying healthy and fit. As people age, movement can become painful and sometimes dangerous. Their quality of life decreases and they no longer engage in activities they used to enjoy. They can end up sedentary and depressed. Senior living facilities recognize that their residents need to enjoy physical activities. Their recreational therapists plan stimulating physical and mental ...
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Holidays with Seniors

Posted December 13, 2016
Holidays with Seniors
Celebrating the holidays with seniors can be challenging. Senior Living Experts is sharing these ideas for gifts for seniors and activities for the seniors in your life. Holidays with Seniors in Long Term Living Facilities If you’re loved ones are in a senior living facility (assisted living, nursing home, etc.) we have some great ideas for gift giving and activities. These ideas can be adjusted to the needs and abilities of your loved one. Gifts for Seniors in Long Term Living Facilities Personal Services – If the facility offers personal services like hairdressing, barber shop, spa facilities, housekeeping services and ...
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Holiday Tips and Ideas for Seniors

Posted November 29, 2016
Holiday Tips and Ideas for Seniors
The holidays are quickly coming upon us, so Senior Living Experts would like to share some holiday tips and ideas for seniors in order to make it fun for everyone! Holiday Tips and Ideas for Seniors – Chicago Outings It can be difficult to take senior family members out during the holiday season; especially with winter weather to deal with. Besides a holiday care package, taking your loved one out for some time outside of their living facilities is another great way to enjoy the season! These ideas may help you find a way to get them out and enjoying ...
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Ways to Honor Senior Veterans

Posted November 1, 2016
Ways to Honor Senior Veterans
We would like to take the time to help you discover ways to honor senior veterans in your life & community. November 11, 2016 is Veterans Day. It’s a great time to let someone know that their service mattered. How to Honor Senior Veterans Honoring veterans of any age is important. However, to honor senior veterans is especially important because many may not have received the thanks they deserved. The USO – The USO has played a big role in many of our veterans’ lives. Senior vets will be able to tell you about USO dances, USO Shows & more. ...
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Screening for Depression in Seniors

Posted October 11, 2016
Screening for Depression in Seniors
Thursday, October 16, 2016 is the official day set aside for screening for depression. Our article on geriatric depression discusses the very real problem of seniors who face depression. Screening for Depression Screening for depression is extremely important. In today’s society you are no longer stigmatized by depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues. Online Screening – The DBSA offers private, free online screening that can help you determine if you need to further address problems such as depression. Take their online test without any worries to help you determine if you should seek further help. Mindful Meditation – The ...
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Gifts for Assisted Living Residents

Posted September 27, 2016
Gifts for Assisted Living Residents
Do you have trouble finding gifts for assisted living residents that are useful and appreciated? These ideas are helpful for any time of year; the holidays, birthdays, or simply to say “I’m thinking of you.” Affordable Gifts for Assisted Living Residents Photo Calendar – Creating calendars with pictures of friends and family is one way to help your loved one “see” everyone on a daily basis. This can be especially helpful for those with dementia or who have family that lives out of town. Walgreens, Wal-Mart, local photography shops & online photo shops all offer a variety of calendar options. ...
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Healthy Aging Month 2016

Posted August 30, 2016
Healthy Aging Month 2016
September is Healthy Aging Month! It’s a time to celebrate aging well and healthy living; created to remind us that we can age with a smile on our face. Tips for Healthy Aging Eat Well – A healthy diet is important at every age but, we often find that as we age we tend to ignore our needs and opt for quick, less healthy options that are easier to fix and eat. Fixed incomes create a need to find ways to eat healthy on a budget; but it can be done! Proactive Medicine – It’s important to stay proactive when ...
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Celebrating Mother’s Day

Posted May 3, 2016
Celebrating Mother’s Day
Over the years Mother's Day gifts can become more and more complicated. Mom's change and macaroni picture frames are no longer "acceptable" gifts; but you always want her day to be special. Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Senior Moms One of the biggest things to remember about most mom's is that it's truly not the gift that counts as much as it is the time you give them. Remember that each of these gifts depends upon the health and abilities of your mother, along with their cognizance level. Pedicure/Manicure - A great gift for a mom either homebound or in ...
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Springtime Activities for Seniors

Posted March 22, 2016
Springtime Activities for Seniors
It's important to keep our minds and bodies busy as we age, which is why we've decided to offer some springtime activities for seniors in today's blog! Keeping active helps us age with better quality of life. Springtime Activities for Seniors Not everyone can get outdoors and garden or enjoy physical activity in large amounts. However, being active includes both the mind and the body. Bubbles - Nothing can bring out the joy and laughter of life like a bottle of bubbles; whether you're a child or an adult! Sit out on a porch or even remain indoors as you ...
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