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For Alzheimer's caregivers, knowledge is power

Posted on June 14, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 4 Comments

Michael Snowden was just 12 and his sister 16 when their mother began to exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Although they didn’t receive a definitive diagnosis until seven years later, the need to assume caregiving roles while still in their teens profoundly affected their lives.

Boomers: 5 proven practices to win the race against aging

Posted on June 10, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

Naps, knitting and nuzzling with the grandchildren — the traditional image of retirement is being challenged by the more than 76 million baby boomers in the United States.

It’s Never Too Late to Make New Friends

Posted on June 8, 2016 in Active Aging for Breckenridge Village

Relationships are vital, especially later in life. Discover how you can make new friends at any age.

Cleveland SI Honors Loved Ones at Memorial Service

Posted on June 6, 2016 in Spiritual Life for Senior Independence

Cleveland Senior Independence held its annual memorial service June 1 at Lyons Chapel to honor 43 hospice patients, 5 home care patients, 5 staff family members and 2 community members who passed the previous year.

Cape May Employees Honor Memorial Day

Posted on June 2, 2016 in Community Care for Cape May Retirement Village - 4 Comments

Memorial Day (formerly post-Civil War "Decoration Day") in America gives all of us the opportunity to stop and pay tribute to our fallen heroes -- those soldiers who died in service to our country to protect our freedoms.

Resident Recipe: Twisted Red, White and Blue Dessert

Posted on June 1, 2016 in Health and Wellness for Rockynol - 5 Comments

In honor of Memorial Day, Health Center residents (Eleonore Winke, Louise Spaulding, Frances Abbott and Carol Lipps) made a delicious red, white and blue layered shortcake that staff and residents enjoyed at an afternoon social.

Expressing Yourself Through Dance and Movement

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Active Aging for Llanfair Retirement Community

Physical health and fulfillment is one of the foundational elements of successful living for individuals at every age. Discover how you can express yourself in your next chapter of life on our blog today.

Rockynol Dedicates New State-of-the-Art Assisted Living Center

Posted on May 23, 2016 in Media Releases for Rockynol - 5 Comments

Rockynol Retirement Community dedicated its new $11.5 million, 64-room assisted living center. After 18 months of construction, the new state-of-the-art structure was dedicated at an invitation-only ceremony and ribbon cutting.

SI Teams Up to 'Make It Happen' for Car Enthusiast, Hospice Patient

Posted on May 20, 2016 in Hospice for Senior Independence

Arby’s Car Cruise, a not-for-profit charitable organization, and Covington Skilled Rehabilitation teamed up to help “Make It Happen” for a hospice patient who is a classic car enthusiast.

Expressing Yourself Through Visual Art

Posted on May 18, 2016 in Active Aging for Llanfair Retirement Community

When expressing yourself is hard, try doing it through visual art. It works great and there are many ways to do so!

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