As the days pass and the days get colder, discussions surrounding staying healthy usually focus around trying to prevent the flu. While that’s important, it’s also very important to discuss pneumonia as another infection that is highly common among seniors.
The holidays are times for friends and family to gather around and spend some quality time together. While some family members have seen each other just a few days ago, many relatives haven’t seen each other in weeks or months.
‘Tis the season – the holidays are upon us! While the holidays bring families and friends together, they can also bring stress. Unfortunately, the stress the holiday season brings can be challenging for seniors.
Elbert Hubbard once said, “Happiness is a habit. Cultivate it.” As time passes, it’s important to not only put your health but also your happiness first. Seniors oftentimes feel isolated and can get down when they live away from their friends and their families. Nevertheless, there are many different ways to stay healthy and happy in a senior living community like Vista Prairie Communities.
As you start to think about moving into a senior living community, or if you are assisting a loved one with their next steps, it’s important to establish what they’re looking for and what is most important to them.