Seniors of faith residing at the Park Regency assisted living community in Loveland might know some of the book of Ephesians by heart. Many people memorize verses from this book throughout the years, even if they didn't mean to do so. For example, the sixth chapter of this book is the armor of God chapter, where you get the verses about putting on the helmet of salvation and the shoes of the gospel and using the sword of the Spirit.
Fats, carbs, sugars and fiber. Those are just some words you might come across when you're trying to figure out what diet is right for you. Cholesterol is another one, and you might also have heard about the need to manage your cholesterol level from your medical provider. But with people throwing around terms like good and bad cholesterol — and the outlook on basic foods such as eggs changing many times in a lifetime — seniors might be confused about where they stand with cholesterol.
Whether or not you're on social media, you've probably heard of fake news. And if you haven't, here's the basic premise: a lot of the information circulating in various media today may or may not be trustworthy. Seniors that want to keep up with current events often have to get the story from various places and put the pieces together so they can decide for themselves.
According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, journaling can have significant benefits to mental health, including reducing stress and anxiety and helping you identify negative thought trends and consider more positive options. Seniors might also enjoy journaling to help them be thankful for certain small details of each day or remember important thoughts and events later. One of the best things about journaling is that it's a very inexpensive habit or hobby to develop, and you can choose from a variety of ways to make journaling something you can regularly enjoy in your assisted living apartment at the Park Regency assisted living community in Loveland.
The dining room here in Park Regency Loveland isn't the only place you can visit for a bite to eat this year. Several local restaurants are offering the chance to partake in your favorite treats. Even though these five restaurants are serving Thanksgiving dinner nationwide, it's best to call ahead and confirm the hours and menu of their local branch. This will prevent any uncomfortable surprises and ensure you can make the most of your time.
You probably know the old saying about death and taxes, but the reality is that there are plenty of other things we can't completely avoid. And the aging process is one of them. Treating your body well, eating right, exercising and following up with your medical providers on a regular basis can all help you stay in good shape as you age, yes. But even if 60 is the new 40, biology doesn't bow to cute quips.
Accepting help can be difficult at any age and for a wide range of reasons. While a senior may struggle to allow a loved one to help out because of fears that they will lose their independence or be a burden, a caregiver may have an equally hard time letting someone else lend a hand because they feel as if they are somehow failing to provide adequate care.
According to the Pew Research Center, approximately 40 percent of seniors age 65 and older use some form of social media to interact with friends and family. This number has risen from only 3 percent in 2005. This makes sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram an excellent place to reconnect. If you'd like to know how to locate and reconnect with long lost friends, consider the following tips and tricks.
According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2019, approximately 46% of seniors 65 and older use Facebook to stay in touch with family members and friends. While experienced social media users typically know how to navigate privacy settings and understand the hidden dangers of sharing too much, seniors who are new to the platforms may need a few pointers to remain safe. Consider some of the following tips and tricks for senior social media usage across all platforms.
Our residents are like family in Park Regency Loveland, and we strive each day to ensure that they are able to live with the most health and happiness possible.This is why we are so excited to see the many new studies being conducted and published in the area of geriatrics.