Category Archives: Health & Wellness

American Heart Month

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Did you know? February is American Heart Month.

This year, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) launched #OurHearts, a national campaign to encourage and motivate everyone to adopt heart healthy behaviors. It’s promoted as a team effort because when people work together it’s easier to be successful.

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Protecting Seniors from Pneumonia

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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.

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Tips to Manage Holiday Stress

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‘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.

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How Seniors Stay Healthy and Happy

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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.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

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Do you have a loved one that is affected with memory loss? One of the most common causes of dementia is Alzheimer’s. This month, the month of November, is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month.

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