September 2017 - Wesley Ridge Retirement Community

Transitioning from in Home Care to a Community

Many families combine professional home care with family care giving. They might hire a non-medical caregiver to provide care during work hours or at other times. These arrangements work well, if an older adult doesn’t need skilled nursing care. However, what should families do when family care giving or non-medical home care is no longer […]

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Fun Ways for Seniors to Exercise Their Brain

You have probably heard this said about the brain, “If you don’t use it you lose it.” That’s why it’s important to exercise the brain, especially as someone grows older. An active brain is a healthy brain. For that reason, you should engage older adults in activities that give their brain a regular workout. There […]

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Our Resident Blog- To our Precious Ann

A poem to Ann from Joan:   O Ann, Ann, our comedian; Our hostess with the mostest; our Samaritan. You’ve united us beyond compare With cards and costumes debonair. The get-together meetings for new residers And appetizers are grand providers PDR dinners for new neighbors are great. They help make it easier to relate. Your […]

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Healthy Foods to Help Get Your Mind Working

Everyone has days here and there when they simply cannot seem to concentrate, and although no magic formula exists to help individuals retain cognitive powers as they age, certain foods have been proven to increase brain function in senior citizens. Below are four top healthy foods that studies show protect against age-related cognitive decline. Wild […]

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How Assisted Living Helps the Senior Lifestyle

Assisted living communities provide senior citizens with assistance while also allowing them to maintain their independence. Assisted living is a good choice for those who don’t need a nursing home, but can still use some occasional help. See the benefits of joining assisted living below. 1.Convenience An elderly person has their own residence, but also […]

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