Daily Food Choices for Adults 60+ Handout

Originally published on NCOA: This nutrition education handout, part of Module 2 of the Next Steps to Better Nutrition series, shows the recommended servings per day for adults aged 60+. Continue Reading > OUR COMMUNITIES Apple Blossom Senior Living Ashtongrove Senior Living Traditions at Beaumont Traditions of Beavercreek Traditions at Brookside Traditions at Camargo Cherry Blossom Senior Living Traditions of Deerfield Highgrove at Tates …
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Summer Songs of the ’60s

Originally published on AARP: What do they say — if you remember the sixties you weren’t there? Not true. Recall the sounds we heard as the world changed. Continue Reading > OUR COMMUNITIES Apple Blossom Senior Living Ashtongrove Senior Living Traditions at Beaumont Traditions of Beavercreek Traditions at Brookside Traditions at Camargo Cherry Blossom Senior Living Traditions of Deerfield Highgrove …
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Heat-related health dangers for older adults soar during the summer

Originally published on NIH: As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significant increased risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months. Hyperthermia can include heat stroke, heat edema (swelling in your ankles and feet when you get hot), heat syncope (sudden dizziness after …
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How to Enjoy Gardening Pain-Free

Originally published on AARP: Since Jim Detjen retired from his job as a professor five years ago, he has spent as many as 20 hours a week tending to his backyard garden in Okemos, Mich. “I love it. There’s a real joy in watching plants grow,” the 70-year-old says. But arthritis in his hands and back have posed challenges. Continue Reading > …
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The best gift for your ageing parent is the gift of your time

Originally published on The Guardian: The antidote to an epidemic of loneliness doesn’t lie in sending a bigger gift but in exercising our imagination. If the stories of my patients are anything to go by, our imagination would tell us to show up a little more, to call a little more and to simply be more attentive. A sorrow shared …
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Congratulations to Andy Wade

Congratulations to Andy Wade who was inducted as Chair today for the Ohio Associated Living Association Board.

Time to change your lifestyle? The Cottages at Highgrove may be your answer!

This article was originally published on Lexington Health247. Perhaps your priorities have changed. You no longer want to spend your free time mowing the lawn. Maybe your neighbors have retired and moved on and you don’t have anything in common with the new, young neighbors. Maybe you just want to free yourself from the responsibilities of home ownership. Or it could …