Benefits of Exercising for Seniors

The benefits of exercise know no age. Regardless of one’s age, regular exercise can have numerous benefits. However, the positive benefits of the exercise for the elderly community is especially profound, even with a moderate amount of physical activity. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the benefits of exercise for older adults…

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Vaccinations + Gardening with Alzheimer’s

Vaccinations are for all ages Vaccinations aren’t for kids anymore. Okay, vaccinations have really never been just for kids, but in recent years there has been a focus more than ever to ensure all adults are properly immunized. That effort comes into complete focus this month as August is recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month.…

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Furry Friends + Gardens Galore: July at American Grand

Gardens Galore at American Grand Have you had the chance to check out American Grand’s new garden? New this summer, residents and staff members have taken a unique approach to raising our flowers and vegetables by creating gardens using galvanized steel baths. Join residents and staff on Tuesday mornings when they tend the growing flowers…

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A Letter To Dad

My Dad Happy Father’s Day to my Dad.  My Dad was someone special to a lot of people, but to me he was ‘very’ special. As a schoolteacher with six children, he worked very hard, even taking on summer jobs during the school break. As a child I did not realize his devotion to our…

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May is ‘Older Americans’ Month

Were sure the term Older American doesn’t apply to you, but let’s celebrate anyhow.  Looking back at what it takes to be one of those Older Americans, which means you may have been around for some of the following: The Great Depression: Think back of how you heard your parents talk about the stock market…

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