Our residents had a blast playing the senses game! They have all asked when we will be playing it again. Some of the items we had for touch: Slime, Cactus, X-Mas Stocking, Popcorn; Taste: Jell-O, Applesauce, Cucumbers, Yogurt, Cotton Candy; and smell: Coffee Grounds, Hot Sauce, Pickles, Olives, Worcestershire Sauce. Some of the guesses our […]
Hitz residents enjoy all kinds of activities, shaving cream art is always a favorite! It is always fun to get a little messy and create something beautiful!
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We can add to this that when a senior citizen has a fall, there is a certain amount of disruption to their family’s routine and life. Since falls among old people seems to a widespread occurrence, it is up to families and medical professionals to develop and then implement the appropriate strategies to help avoid […]
Take it from someone who lost their grandparents, maternal and fraternal, at a fairly young age; talk to the seniors in your life. Now that I am older with a family of my own, there are so many questions without answers. Engage them in conversation, I promise in years to come you won’t remember “wasting […]
Exercise for the Elderly The benefits of exercise throughout life are often touted. But is it safe for seniors older than 65 years to exercise? Absolutely. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, almost all older people can benefit from additional physical activity. Regular exercise prevents chronic disease, improves mood and lowers chances of […]
August is here, hot weather is here and soon throughout the US you will be able to hear the collective sigh of relief of parents whose school age children have finally returned to school! I seriously am counting down the days! We have a bunch of fun activities scheduled for August, check them out below […]
Sometimes the need for a nursing home comes unexpectedly. Your parent falls or has a serious medical diagnosis and is being discharged from a hospital, but he or she still requires skilled care. Choosing the right home can be difficult. As with any big decision, it pays to do some research. First, consider the location. […]
Getting older can bring senior health challenges. By being aware of these common chronic conditions, you can take steps to stave off disease as you age. By Madeline R. Vann, MPH Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Key Takeaways Exercising and eating a healthful diet will help you age disease free. Having a body mass index is […]
July 6th, 2017 we had a “I Mustache you a question” day party! Activities had mustache props and mustache cupcakes with other refreshments. We also had mustache trivia, decorations and a giant wanted frame. Check out our slideshow below!