‘In sickness and in health’ — but what if just one spouse needs care? Assisted living and care options for couples with different needs It’s an obvious reality that everyone ages. But no one ages at exactly the same rate. A married couple may both be 80 years old, but while one spouse may be …Read More
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There are few things more universal to the human experience than music. From childhood to old age, it has the power to inspire and unite us. Regardless of our unique life circumstances, each individual has memories connected to their favorite songs. But your favorite music is much more than just a soundtrack – science shows …Read More
What’s the Best Diet for Seniors? As we age, the definition of healthy eating starts to change. That’s because your nutritional needs and metabolism begin to slow down, so you burn fewer calories. When that starts to happen, it’s important to choose nutrient-dense foods that give you the best nutritional value without adding calories. The …Read More
CREAKING JOINTS? CHRONIC PAIN? LOSS OF MOBILITY? PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN HELP. If you’ve had an injury or illness that makes it hard to accomplish daily tasks, your doctor might recommend physical therapy to reduce your pain and get back to doing the things you love. But you don’t have to wait for an injury or …Read More
Is it time to have “The Talk” with your aging parents? Tips, advice and a checklist to talk to your aging parents about their health changes. When Peg Bell retired recently, she didn’t expect she’d immediately get a new job: taking care of her 83-year-old mom, Norma. Norma had lived alone on the family farm …Read More
CAN MUSIC BRING BACK LONG-LOST MEMORIES? We’ve all had the experience of hearing a song from the past, especially one we heard as a teenager, that took us back to where we were when we first heard it. Sights, sounds and emotions associated with the song come immediately to mind. But try to remember something …Read More
Pets are an important part of our lifestyle. Pets provide a lot of health benefits for older adults. That’s why Rolling Green Village gives residents the freedom to bring their animal companion (be it dog, cat or bird) to live with them. This article will discuss the many reasons we have pet-friendly apartments for our …Read More
Senior Fitness Tips: Tai Chi, Water Aerobics and a Key to Longevity As we move through adulthood, many of us lose track of our exercise habits due to a hectic work life, the responsibility of raising children or the pain of a nagging injury. While fitness has a huge impact on health at every age, …Read More
For months Rolling Green Village residents and team members have donated money in jars, taking bets on who would have to kiss a pig. In the end, Rolling Green Village Executive Director Bob Benson received the most cash donations, meaning he puckered up and kissed Sprout, the pig who will be on site at the …Read More
There are many components to our overall health and well-being, including physical, mental and emotional. However, one important aspect that can often be overlooked is spiritual wellness. What is spiritual wellness? The general definition of spiritual wellness is the search for your life’s meaning and purpose, as well as striving for consistency in your values …Read More