Category: Independent Living

Fear of Falling

We recently were at a health fair at a Sunland Village, a 55+ senior living community in Mesa Arizona.  We talked about the benefits of living at Fellowship Square Mesa and the levels of care from Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and the technologies we have available to promote living more independent. One of the guests at […]

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Exercise and Physical Activities for Seniors in Assisted Living

Exercise and Physical Activities for Seniors in Assisted Living For those in an assisted living community, seniors want to make sure they keep a strong and healthy body. They achieve this through a well-balanced diet, good hygiene, and a positive outlook on life. Thankfully, these are all provided by the staff of the senior community […]

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Gait Speed, vital in predicting risk for falls

Gait Speed, vital in predicting risk for falls Falls are a predominant problem affecting the senior population. Every year, 1 in 3 senior’s fall, costing $80 Billion to US Healthcare systems. After a fall, seniors experience significant deterioration in physical movement and quality of life. What can we do to protect seniors? What can we do […]

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Senior Living Options Focus on Healthy Movement and Physical Activity

More Senior Living Options Focus on Healthy Movement and Physical Activity Senior Living Options, Healthy Movement What is a common element you will find in the most inspired senior living options? Exercise. The National Council On Aging reveals that just 37% of Americans over the age of 60 are physically active every day — meaning that the […]

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