Blog

Welcome to The Villas Senior Care Community blog.

Migraines, Headaches & the Elderly


There are many different kinds of headaches, with migraines being the most severe and most debilitating. A migraine is considered a neurological disease that affects 39 million men, women and children in the United States alone. Worldwide, nearly a billion people suffer from this debilitating disease. The National Headache Foundation (NHF) recogniz...
Continue reading
  84 Hits
  0 Comments
84 Hits
0 Comments

Why Hydration for the Elderly is So Important


Water is vital to life, no matter how old we. As humans, our bodies are made of 60% water. Our various organs (heart, brain, kidneys and skin) are also composed of mostly water. Even our bones are 31% water! We know that hydration is important during the warmer summer months. This is especially vital to the elderly population because their body wat...
Continue reading
  98 Hits
  0 Comments
98 Hits
0 Comments

Happy Older Americans Month!


Every May, we celebrate Older Americans Month. The Administration for Community Living leads this annual recognition of our senior generation. For 2019, the theme is "Connect, Create, Contribute". Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enric...
Continue reading
  109 Hits
  0 Comments
109 Hits
0 Comments

Get Moving for Better Health!


Have you heard this recent "fad"? Sitting is the new smoking, meant to suggest that a sedentary lifestyle is as dangerous to your health as smoking. Cigarettes, tobacco use and vaping are definitely very unhealthy habits for people of any age. The health benefits of stopping these behaviors can add years to your life. You can combat obesity, high b...
Continue reading
  92 Hits
  0 Comments
92 Hits
0 Comments

Spring Allergies & Respiratory Illnesses


Spring is in full swing and that means the onset of spring allergies! The blooming trees, flowers, grasses and bushes, while heralding warmer weather and the prospect of summer, also bring allergies and respiratory challenges. When is allergy season? Technically allergy season is year-round, due to indoor allergens like dust and dander that exist e...
Continue reading
  118 Hits
  0 Comments
118 Hits
0 Comments

Arthritis & Weather Changes


Have you ever heard an older person predict rain because their joints hurt? Of course you have, sometimes as a joke but often times quite seriously. There is a good amount of truth behind those achy weather predictions. Winter may be on its way out, but we all know that the winter-to-spring transition means there is still a good amount of cold, wet...
Continue reading
  130 Hits
  0 Comments
130 Hits
0 Comments
virtual tour health care decisions how to pay
>> Home >> About Us >> Senior Living Options >> Therapy & Rehabilitation >> Resources
>> Privacy Practice (pdf) >> Get Involved >> Life at The Villas >> Senior Care Professionals >>Discharge Planners & Social Workers
The Villas Senior Care Community | 100 Marian Parkway, Sherman, Illinois 62684 | (217) 744-2299

Copyright © 2019 The Villas Senior Care Community.  All rights reserved.  Privacy Practices.  Non-Discrimination Policy.  Social Media Policy.

Website by Business Builders Marketing

The Villas Senior Care Community100 Marion Pkwy
Sherman, IL 62684
(217) 744-2299