Embrace Strength Training for a Healthier Life

It’s no secret that exercise is a key to good health throughout our lives, and this is especially true as we age. According to the CDC, adults over 65 should get at least 150 minutes of moderate activity per week, as well as at least two days of activities that strengthen muscles. So if you …

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A Solution for Aging Parents Who Resist Help

The scenario may sound familiar: Mom and Dad insist on staying in their house. They don’t want a stranger coming into their home to help. Or, perhaps Dad lives alone, and you know he isn’t taking his heart medication regularly. He’s increasingly isolated. You feel overwhelmed with work,  caring for your father and the demands …

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Make 2023 the Year You Resolve to Live Your Best Life

Even if you balk at formal resolutions, a new year is a natural time to reflect on your life and goals. As you think about the future, you may literally be considering where you want to be in the year ahead. There are clear advantages to joining a life plan community (also known as a …

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Home for the Holidays? A Checklist to Keep Aging Parents Safe!

If you’ll be home for the holidays, it’s an ideal time to ensure your parents are healthy, safe and able to live on their own. What should you look for during your visit? We’ve put together a  checklist to help you determine if they need more help. Look for fall hazards around the house. As …

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4 Delicious Ideas for a Healthier Holiday Season

Decadent pies, buttery mashed potatoes and turkey sandwiches for days… If the Thanksgiving feast has left you craving a more health-conscious celebration this December, it is possible without sacrificing flavor or a sense of occasion. The award-winning dining program at Fellowship Village, helmed by executive chef Arthur Marston, showcases fresh, local ingredients in vitality-boosting recipes …

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New Year, New Choices: Live an Inspired Life in 2023

Forget starting a diet and trying to give up caffeine for the umpteenth time. The best thing you can do for yourself this upcoming year is to take stock of your life. Is your retirement living up to expectations? tired of dealing with home maintenance chores and wishing you had more time to devote to …

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Long-Term Care: Why It’s Essential to Lock In a Plan Now

From earning career qualifications and saving for your first home to putting your kids through college, you’ve carefully planned for the future at every stage of life. So why do so many of us struggle to apply that same practical mindset when it comes to aging? The University of Michigan’s National Poll on Healthy Aging …

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Trade Up to a Life Plan Community Instead of Downsizing

Why settle for a standard condo when a life plan community gives you so much more? Whether you’re already an apartment dweller or you’re considering downsizing from a larger home, this could be the ideal time to make a move. Discover why independent living at Fellowship Village is the smart alternative to downsizing to a …

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Discover Peace of Mind and a Helping Hand with Aging Parents

Did you know November is Alzheimer’s Awareness month? The World Health Organization estimates there are more than 55 million people with dementia, and that number increases by nearly 10 million every year. But brain health is about more than dementia. Normal aging brings a degree of memory loss and cognitive impairment. Are you prepared to …

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Why Seniors Choose to Live in Walkable Neighborhoods

In his essay “Walking,” Henry David Thoreau writes of people “who understood the art of Walking, that is, of taking walks, — who had a genius, so to speak, for sauntering.” If you’d like to develop your genius for walking — and there are many good reasons to do so — moving to a walkable …

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