Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October

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This October, we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, many campaigns are run to increase awareness and raise funds research.

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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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Summer Activities for Seniors

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Summer is a great time to get out and stretch your legs from those long winter months. Being active not only helps your health but also your well-being. So, this summer pick up an old hobby or try something completely new!

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

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According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 47 million people live with Alzheimer’s and other dementias worldwide. June is a month dedicated to raising awareness of Alzheimer’s.

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7 Healthy Spring Snacks

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7 Healthy Spring Snacks

Spring is a time of transition. Mother Nature starts over with blooming flowers and trees, you change out your wardrobe (goodbye heavy parka and clunky boots, hello lightweight jacket and slip-on shoes), why not switch up your snacking habits, too? Ditch the greasy chips and calorie-laden candy for smart snacking—actually encouraged by nutritionists in order to avoid overeating at meal time. In honor of March being National Nutrition Month, here are some healthy snack ideas:

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