Get in the fall spirit and show off your skills in Residences Senior Living’s annual scarecrow contest! Who Can Participate? Schools, nonprofit and community organizations, youth groups, local businesses, and clubs are all welcome to participate. When is the Contest? Groups can construct and set up their scarecrow display from Oct. 19-21 at the Residences… Read more »
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Residences at Deer Creek celebrated their first annual Gorgeous Grandma Day! The national holiday is an opportunity to treat the special ladies in our lives to a day of luxury and appreciation. “We wanted all of our amazing ladies here to have a day of fun, so we invited our residents, whether or not they… Read more »
There’s an easy way to manage your weight, help reduce your risk of heart disease, banish stress, and improve your outlook. Oh, and it’s free. All you have to do is lace up your sneakers and head outside. That’s right – walking, and especially walking outdoors, comes with a plethora of mental and physical health… Read more »
The Duneland Chamber of Commerce presented Residences at Coffee Creek the New Business Construction award at its annual luncheon on Wednesday at Sand Creek Country Club. Presenting the awards was Julie Paulson of Harris Welsh & Lukmann. “Independence with Assistance” is the motto of the Residences at Coffee Creek. Paulson said, “They have implemented 21st-century… Read more »
On average, Americans spend more than an hour each day eating. And while mealtimes are necessary for getting the nutrients we need, they’re also important social and cultural occasions. For people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, mealtimes can be difficult due to physical and mental changes. But it’s vital to make… Read more »
You may have heard a lot about the new Medicare changes taking place this coming October. PDPM? LOS? Per diem adjustment? NTA? What does it all mean? Break It Down In layman’s terms, skilled nursing providers are being incentivized to cut the average length of a resident’s stay (“Length of Stay” or “LOS”) to 20… Read more »
No matter what stage of life you’re in, you most likely enjoy music. But have you ever thought about the value music brings to people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? In fact, music may be the best medicine. Back to the Beginning According to Today’s Geriatric Medicine, therapists have long been using music therapy to… Read more »
Like any disease, dementia is intensely personal. It never plays out the same way in different people – and that’s why Residences Senior Living’s memory care program isn’t one-size-fits-all.
Moving is a part of life. At one season or another in our lives, most people have moved out of their homes and created a new home elsewhere. What is always astounding is no matter how long you have lived somewhere it is easy to accumulate a lot of stuff. Clothing, trinkets, boxes and books… Read more »
Is your senior loved one living at home, but beginning to show signs they might need more help with daily activities? Or are you concerned that they could be healthier physically, emotionally or socially? It might be time to explore care options.