“Senior living is only for ‘old’ people.” “I’ll lose my independence.” “There’s nothing to do.” Have you heard these common misperceptions? If your only experience with retirement communities was decades ago, you may believe that they’re synonymous with nursing homes. In reality, senior living communities are more like resorts than anything else. Just as society’s …Read More
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From winged men on the moon to pizza with a side of conspiracy. Fake news has been around for as long as we’ve had newspapers. Back in 1835, The New York Sun ran a story about strange-looking men on the moon. The paper attributed the source to a respected Scottish astronomer who had, in fact, …Read More
You hear the term “dementia” used in different contexts, but do you know what it really means? Dementia isn’t a disease per se. It’s a term for the symptoms of cognitive impairment when the brain’s ability to think, reason and remember negatively affects daily life. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause, accounting for 60%-80% …Read More
We may be biased (okay, we definitely are), but we believe every season is beautiful here in Greenville, SC. Maybe that’s because every season offers unique colors, scents, tastes and opportunities to explore, express yourself and even find yourself. In fact, we’re so passionate about sharing great things to do in Greenville, SC that we …Read More
When the leaves turn and temperatures start to fall, harvest season kicks into high gear. Food takes center stage and appetites perk up and take notice. The danger, of course, is giving into temptation and overeating. Fortunately, we’ve cooked up some healthy snack ideas for seniors that allow you to indulge your appetite without adding empty calories.Read More
Everybody knows that exercise is good for you. But as we grow older, we tend to exercise less. One reason is that our bodies start showing signs of wear and tear. Going for a run isn’t as fun as it used to be if your joints ache. Hopping on a bike can be risky if …Read More
We are happy to report that Rolling Green Village received zero deficiencies in the recent Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) survey. This infection control survey affirms that team members are working hard to keep residents safe. This is the third DHEC infection control survey since April 2020. This year, the surveys are focusing …Read More
If you haven’t noticed, there are now more than half a million podcasts available to listen to. What is a podcast? Where do you find them? Are there educational podcasts or health podcasts for seniors? What are the top-rated podcasts for 2020? Let’s find out. Informative. Educational. Entertaining. Funny. The top podcasts are all this. …Read More
As the country gears up to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend, health experts are offering advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The biggest risk on July 4th is usually fireworks, but this year many are worried about the potential dangers of holding social gatherings and celebrations during the pandemic. Health professionals …Read More
Thinking about staying home this Independence Day? Don’t let that stop you from throwing a star-spangled party for the family — including all your older loved ones. Little kids to seniors will love these freedom-themed foods and you’ll have fun making them. Check out these healthy 4th of July recipes for red, white and blue …Read More