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…

healthy eating for seniors

The Importance of a Healthy Diet For Seniors

Healthy eating is one of the most important ways you can support your health and overall wellbeing as you age. When you take advantage of Northfield’s dining services, you’ll discover finding and following a healthy eating plan can be simple, thanks to our staff. At Northfield, we recognize that our residents want to spend their…