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Causes and Tips for Surviving Spring Allergies

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We all anticipate the coming of spring. After a long, cold winter full of gray skies, the budding trees and blossoming flowers are more than a welcome sight. The less than exciting part of spring is what comes along with that blooming flora: allergies. Depending on where you live, allergies can be mild or extremely difficult to cope with. Take into...
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A Letter from Our CEO

To our Residents, Families, Employees, and Community Members:During this period of heightened awareness regarding the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), we want to keep you informed of our efforts to keep our residents and employees in our buildings from being infected and contracting symptoms of COVID-19 that could compromise their...
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Aging and Vision: Common Senior Eye Diseases

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Around age 40, a person's vision starts to change. Trouble seeing up close can require the use of special glasses or multi-focal contacts. Other common changes a person might notice as they age is a diminished ability to see colors or adjust to glare. These are normal occurrences that do not stop a person from living an active life.Common Eye Disea...
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Preventing Falls in Older Adults

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Fall has arrived, and while we welcome this kind of fall, the kind that involves injuries to seniors is not desirable. According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Fall FactsHere are a few facts as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:One...
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Vitamins & Minerals for Seniors

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We all have heard that we need lots of good vitamins and minerals as part of our diet and daily routine. Do you know the difference between these two materials? What are the most important ones as we age vs. when we are younger and developing?A quick definition of a vitamin is that they are organic materials. That means they can be broken down by a...
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