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The Best Eating Habits for Seniors

One of the greatest factors in senior wellness is to maintain healthy eating habits. As we get older, our metabolism changes, and we may find ourselves dealing with health problems that require special diets. Living alone, most of us don’t relish cooking large meals for ourselves. For others, eating alone can be depressing and make…

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3 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays in Independent Living

The holidays are a special time where friends and family come together to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company. The spirit of the holiday season doesn’t change even though where you celebrate it might. For residents in our senior living community at Northfield, the holidays are an exciting time. Not only are residents excited to…

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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving in Senior Living

Thanksgiving is a holiday designed to bring family and friends together. Distance, work, and home commitments can make the holiday seem frenetic. When a loved one is a resident at a senior living community, it may also be challenging to participate in all the traditions around the holiday. However, there are numerous things family members…

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5 Ways to Stay Active in a Senior Living Community

Making the transition to independent senior living ushers in a new stage of life. Retired individuals and families look to these years to be ones where they explore new hobbies and do all the things they couldn’t before retirement. It’s a major lifestyle change, but for the better. A key component to this is staying…

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