Category: Health, Wellness, & Lifestyle

Learn more about health, wellness & lifestyle for aging & get a closer look at Residences Senior Living.

The Good News about Stroke

Residences at Deer Creek recently hosted a seminar by Neurologist Sarah Song, MD, MPH, FAHA, FAAN, Associate Professor in the Section of Cerebrovascular Disease, in the Department of Neurological Sciences, of Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Song specializes in the study, prevention, and treatment of stroke. Her message by and large was that stroke is… Read more »

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) – What Does It Mean and How Can Residences Senior Living Help?

senior woman with granddaughter

Mild Cognitive Impairment (“MCI”) can cause a slight but noticeable and measurable decline in cognitive abilities, including memory and thinking skills. A person with MCI is at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. About Mild Cognitive Impairment MCI causes cognitive changes that are noticed by the individual experiencing them or… Read more »

Preserving Memories When Making a Move

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 »

Staying Young at Heart as We Age

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Things can certainly change as we age, and with each change comes a new norm. Children grow up and have children of their own. Health can change and sometimes downsizing or moves take place, as well as social circles becoming smaller. Socialization and meaningful interactions are so important as we age. Keeping our minds stimulated… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant-derived aromatic essential oils to promote physical and psychological well being. So what are some of the health benefits? Health Benefits of Aromatherapy Some studies have shown that aromatherapy can have some of the following positive outcomes: Relief from anxiety and depression Improved quality of life, for some people… Read more »