Having the option to bring your pet with you to a senior living community is often a major deciding factor. Pets offer a host of mental and physical health benefits and many senior living communities, like StoryPoint, are pet-friendly.Read More
As temperatures drop in the Midwest, seniors and their families will find it much more enjoyable to head outside and enjoy nearby family activities without concerns about the summer heat. Autumn is not only one of the best times of the year for strolls through nature, it is also a great time to try seasonal produce, create fall-colored crafts, and even have a picnic. Here are eight ways seniors can enjoy the autumn season in Chesterton.Read More
If your loved one is unhappy or having a hard time adjusting to their new life at a senior living community, it’s natural to question whether you made the right decision. Here are some tips to help your loved one adapt more quickly to senior living.Read More
Our bodies and activity levels change over time. This means that as you age, your diet will also have to change to keep your energy level and physical health in tip-top shape. A proper diet will also prevent malnutrition and help you maintain a healthy weight.
Following a nutritional plan allows your body to get the nutrients it needs to prevent diseases like osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers.Read More
As we age, it’s important to keep our muscles strong and bodies moving. Regular exercise helps to improve balance, maintain energy levels and keep overall brain function sharp — all of which aid in making daily tasks and movements easier. Exercising as a senior can also help prevent common ailments like osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes. The below low-impact exercises are ideal for seniors looking to maintain or improve their overall fitness.Read More
Making the move to a senior living community is a big decision. Find out what questions are the most important to ask when exploring memory care communities for your loved one.Read More