The Top 10 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

By |2020-01-17T19:24:23+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The Top 10 Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Older Adults Welcome to 2020! It's the start of a new decade and, no matter your age, there's no better time to get started on your wellness goals. Discover the top 10 healthy New Year's resolutions you can try today, specially constructed for seniors and their [...]

The Advantages of Senior Living Communities for Adult Children

By |2020-01-02T22:09:54+00:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

6 Advantages of Senior Living Communities for Adult Children Back when your parent was taking care of you, it was hard to imagine that one day you’ll help take care of them. Now that day is here, and you want to make the best senior care decision possible. But the decision to move your [...]

CHS’s First Student Artist is at Luther Manor

By |2019-12-24T18:23:36+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

UWM CHS's First Student Artist is at Luther Manor As a student of the College of Health Sciences (CHS), Danielle is not the typical student artist in residence! The Occupational Sciences major moved into Luther Manor in August 2019. While she lives here, she hosts bimonthly workshops for skilled nursing residents, including creating a [...]

The Importance of Social Interaction for Seniors

By |2019-11-18T20:57:26+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Importance of Social Interaction for Older Adults Did you know that chronic loneliness affects more than 8 million seniors in the United States? Being lonely - lacking sympathetic, friendly company or being without company - is often considered to be a “silent killer.” For the 28% of seniors who currently live alone, the lack [...]

Questions to Ask for Your Senior Care Plan

By |2019-11-18T21:24:48+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

What Questions Should Seniors Ask While Future Planning Did you know that 87% of adults over the age of 65 want to stay in their current home as they age? The truth is, this may not be the best option. As you progress through your aging journey, your needs could change. That’s why so [...]

5 Tips On How to Talk to Your Parents About Senior Living

By |2019-12-17T15:10:56+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

5 Tips On How to Talk to Your Parents About Senior Living Some of the most important conversations we need to have with the seniors we love are often the most difficult ones. And talking to your parents about senior living qualifies as one of these. You’ve picked up on the signs that it might [...]

Top Home Staging Tips for Sellers

By |2019-11-11T17:12:13+00:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Easy Home Staging Tips for a Faster Sale Congratulations, you’re selling your home and moving on to the next exciting chapter in your life. Whether you’re downsizing or moving to a senior living community, when selling your home, you want the buyers to value the house just as much as you do, both emotionally [...]

Dietary Guidelines for Seniors

By |2019-10-03T15:59:09+00:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How to Eat Right in Your Golden Years What if you walked into Mom or Dad’s kitchen and found 10 boxes of cereal and nothing else? The truth is, many older adults struggle with preparing and eating nutritious meals, with those living alone either eating too little or too much, often heavily processed, food. [...]

Medication Help for Seniors

By |2019-12-17T15:44:45+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How Does a Pharmacist Help Older Adults? It’s easy to forget just how important a pharmacist can be for senior care. Many age-related conditions often require multiple medications. In fact, 39% of US adults over the age of 65 take more than five prescription medications daily. Keeping track of when these medications should be [...]

The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults

By |2019-12-17T12:29:30+00:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Immunizations for Older Adults: Why It’s Important to Stay Current Keeping up with immunizations is an important part of health care, especially for older adults. Immune systems tend to weaken as we age and it becomes harder for our bodies to fight off infection. In fact, adults over the age of 65 comprise over [...]