reading and mental health

How Reading Can Improve Mental Health

Independent senior living communities typically offer various programs and services to residents to enhance and enrich their lives in retirement. One of the services that the professionals at Northfield take pride in is our senior wellness services, including services for nutrition, exercise, and social connectedness. One activity that can strengthen social connectedness along with other…

depression in seniors

Recognizing Depression in Seniors

Unfortunately, depression can happen to anyone. However, seniors can fail to recognize the symptoms of depression. Sometimes, that leads to them not getting the help they need. Luckily, senior living communities like Northfield offer health and wellness services that may help combat depression in seniors. Northfield is a senior living community in Brownsburg, Indiana, that…

national assisted living week

National Assisted Living Week

National Assisted Living Week highlights the establishments that provide senior living services. Additionally, National Assisted Living Week provides a platform to educate the general public about the benefits of senior living communities. Furthermore, this week celebrates the people that help in assisted living and senior living communities. The people that assist in senior living communities…

benefits of socialization for seniors

5 Benefits of Socialization for Seniors

Nearly three in ten American seniors live alone or nearly 13.8 million people. This is worrisome because humans are social creatures, and avoidable circumstances like self-imposed isolation or natural occurrences like the death of friends and family can heavily influence a person’s social attitude affecting their mental and physical well-being. At their tender age, it…

preventing osteoporosis

Helpful Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition that can cause your bones to become weak and brittle. If you don’t make an effort to prevent osteoporosis, you may eventually inflict a bone injury, such as small or serious fractures, in the vital body parts that affect mobility. Even if you are already showing signs of osteoporosis, you…

transitioning to independent living

Tips for Transitioning to Independent Living

If you or your loved one will be moving away from their home and transitioning to independent living, you may be wondering how to have the most comfortable move to independent senior living. Many people choose to transition to independent living because they need access to various senior services, not necessarily because they are tired…

cost of independent living

What Is the Cost of Independent Living?

If you are approaching retirement age, you may be considering your options for living arrangements. Senior living communities are a great option. They offer many senior living amenities in a comfortable and welcoming living space where they can meet people at similar stages of life. Most seniors’ primary concern when considering moving into a senior…

summer activities

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

If you plan to retire soon, you should prepare yourself for the most active retirement possible. Remaining active in your later years can improve health and provide opportunities for socializing. Going outside for some fresh air in the summer is a wonderful way for seniors and their caregivers to spend time together. Introducing summer activities…