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Journey Through Aging

Posted on April 14, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities

April 16th radio program - Journey Through Aging - is packed with 3 wonderful conversations. Are you aware of the changes that are taking place in a retirement community's dining? Today, we learn more about dining from Chef Patrick at Swan Creek Retirement Community. In segment 3 we continue our conversation with Jennifer Heston. Then in segment 4 we tackle a very important conversation on how to manage medications. Segment 1 - More from Missy Buchanan Segment 2 - Chef Patrick Young - dining has improved in a CCRC Segment 3 - Jennifer Heston - Principle 5 of the Eden Alternative - defeating boredom. Segment 4 - Solutions to managing medications with Martha Clouse.

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Retirement Communities Valuable Option for Seniors

Posted on April 13, 2011 in Active Aging for Rockynol

Rockynol in the News

Posted on March 30, 2011 in Active Aging for Rockynol

From the Akron Beacon Journal

Posted on March 30, 2011 in Active Aging for Rockynol

Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month

Posted on March 22, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities - 1 Comment

Helen Ramsdell has been planting the seeds of greatness all her life and still is at 103.

Alzheimer's carries heavy toll on unpaid caregivers

Posted on March 15, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities

Rockynol residents experience Tai Chi’s benefits

Posted on March 3, 2011 in Health and Wellness for Rockynol

Rockynol residents are reaping the benefits of Tai Chi. Nancy G, from NG Energy, has led weekly Tai Chi classes for this enthusiastic senior group for over a year. One energetic participant quickly squats down like an athlete and pops back into a standing position, demonstrating how she now has increased flexibility in her knees and less pain. Another resident’s eyes fill with tears as she explains the stress of being a caregiver to her husband, but how she feels less tension and is enjoying more restful sleep since committing to tai chi.

Love Over the Years

Posted on February 14, 2011 in Active Aging for All Communities

They finish each other’s sentences. She knows what he is going to say before he utters a word. They’re in sync as they work together carrying out daily activities. And they have loved each other for a lifetime.

How we see it – the value of low vision support

Posted on February 1, 2011 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

When you have problems with your ability to see, it can change your lifestyle dramatically. Learning to cope with low vision is important to your independence and ability to perform daily tasks.

Pumping a Healthy Heart

Posted on February 1, 2011 in Health and Wellness for All Communities - 1 Comment

As we age, matters of the heart become increasingly important to our overall well being. To observe Nation Heart Health Month, we offer the following healthy heart tips...

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