Whether your favorite summer activity is tending to the garden, relaxing by the pool or having a picnic in the park with loved ones, it’s critical to always practice summer safety habits. At Country Place Senior Living, we understand the importance of safety during the summer months. Due to a higher risk of dehydration, heat
Your home is one of your biggest investments. Owning a home comes with numerous responsibilities, and many are costly and seem never-ending. It’s important to keep up with maintenance, but those tasks become increasingly more difficult as we get older. If you or your aging loved one lives in their own home, here is a
As we get older, our risk of falling increases. Things like climbing stairs, stepping in and out of the shower, or even just sitting down and getting out of bed can put us at risk of an injury from falling. In fact, research shows that more than one out of four older adults fall each
Children and grandparents have a special bond. Spending quality time together will only strengthen that connection. As you think about ways to connect with your grandkids this summer, consider these fun activities to get you started. Get Outside If you’re able, take time to get outside in the sunshine with your grandkids. This can be
Looking for meaningful ways to show your mom or grandmother how much you care on Mother’s Day? When it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day with your mom or grandmother this year, you may want to explore different ways to make the day special, particularly if she’s in a senior living community or requires additional support.
The weather is getting warmer, and the days are getting longer. That can only mean one thing: spring is here! Springtime is the perfect time to give your house a cleaning and an organization overhaul. If you have an aging parent who needs help getting their home tidy and clean, here are some tips that
Have you or an older loved one made the decision to transition to a senior living community? The process of moving to independent or assisted living is an exciting time—but downsizing your family home can also be daunting and overwhelming. At Country Place Senior Living, we are here to help incoming residents and their families
Aging is a natural part of life. Many physical and mental changes happen in the body as we get older—all of which can affect memory and thinking abilities. Keeping the mind active is just as important as maintaining physical health in your senior years. Here are five great ways to boost brain health as an aging adult.
The ability to learn new things doesn’t diminish with age. In fact, the potential for learning continues to grow as you get older. Studies suggest that ongoing learning keeps seniors physically active, mentally alert and socially involved, all of which have a significant impact on quality of life. Here are some important benefits of lifelong
The cold, the snow, and the lack of daylight all have the potential to make the winter months feel especially long, boring, and isolating for older adults. However, it’s important for seniors to stay engaged and active all year round to maintain good health and wellness. Fortunately, at Country Place Senior Living, residents don’t need to go