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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...
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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...
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Senior Living Options & Opportunities


Senior Living: Options and Opportunities The Baby Boomer generation is aging, and with that comes the demand for reliable information about senior living and healthcare options. Things have changed a lot over the last few decades, and seniors looking for care have a plethora of options. The Villas Senior Care Communit y in Sherman is a campus with ...
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Music Therapy & Seniors

Music Therapy can be beneficial to seniors with Alzheimer's.

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." – Bob Marley Music Therapy Language and cultures vary from place to place, but music is universal. It doesn't matter how old or young you are, or what challenges you may have, music has the power to reverberate deep within a person. The American Music Therapy Association defines musi...
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Consider An Assisted Lifestyle Today


With Labor Day around the corner, the official end of summer is upon us. Even while the temperatures are still warm, we look toward the cooler fall days and the inevitable arrival of winter. It may seem like a long way off, but winter will be here before we know it. Many people do not consider making a move to an assisted lifestyle community until ...
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Wound Care & The Elderly


When it comes to senior healthcare, wound care is an area of particular concern for nursing staff. This is because the natural aging process can render the skin very susceptible to wounds and in some cases chronic wounds that do not heal. The skin can degenerate even if there is not an injury. The skin tends to grow thin and less resilient with age...
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