two seniors enjoying winter activities for seniors

Fun Winter Activities for Seniors

Northfield takes pride in offering our residents a variety of activities. Just because residents live in an independent senior living community doesn’t mean they lack engagement with the local community. We recognize our residents worked hard to enjoy their free time. One of the ways we help maximize our residents’ time is by providing cleaning,…

man at edge of bed thinking and dealing with anxiety in seniors

Anxiety in Seniors

Anxiety disorders can arise at any age. It is estimated that around 20% of adults suffer from an anxiety disorder. Furthermore, it is relatively common for anxiety to increase with age. Unfortunately, depression and anxiety disorders tend to go unrecognized and untreated in older adults. Luckily, senior living communities like Northfield have health and wellness…

holiday activities for seniors

Fun Holiday Activities for Seniors

Northfield appreciates our residents’ hard work to have the ability to live in an independent living community. So, we help our residents make the most of their time. Our cleaning, cooking, and home maintenance services provide peace of mind for our residents to spend more time doing more of the things they enjoy. Utilizing these…

senior man considering seasonal depression

Seasonal Depression in Seniors

Everyone is susceptible to seasonal depression. Unfortunately, seniors may be more susceptible and may not recognize the symptoms. Without knowing what is happening, they can fail to get help. However, senior living communities like Northfield offer senior health and wellness services that can help combat seasonal depression. Located in Brownsburg, Indiana, Northfield is a senior…

yoga for seniors

4 Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

There are a lot of risks that come from aging. For example, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and osteoarthritis tend to occur as we age. Another concerning statistic about aging is that senior citizens have higher rates of depression and anxiety. One way to help the body and mind is yoga. Northfield offers a variety of senior…

World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by weakened bones. The condition deteriorates bone mass and reduces strength. People with osteoporosis are more susceptible to bone fractures. Most commonly, fractures are of the hip, wrist, and spine. A majority of the time, osteoporosis isn’t diagnosed until an unexpected bone fracture happens. Once a fracture happens, the person…

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…