What is Alzheimer’s Disease?: Past, Present, and Future

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Aug 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If you find yourself asking the question ‘What is Alzheimer’s disease?’, you have come to the right place! Alzheimer’s disease is a severe form of dementia, with over 3 million cases in the United States every year. While communities like The Pavilion Senior Living provide ample support and memory care services, there currently is no cure. Senior care requires much attention, and having Alzheimer’s requires even more. 

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Nutritional Senior Dining Services Offered at The Pavilion

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jul 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If your loved one is moving into a senior living community, then you likely have a few questions and concerns. One of those concerns may be about the senior dining services that senior living communities provide. If you have concerns or any reservations about dining at The Pavilion Senior Living, we are here to help!

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Health Benefits of Senior Living Communities

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jul 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Health is a growing and evolving topic in the senior living industry. Senior living communities have grown to incorporate exercise and provide many health benefits for seniors in their routines. Communities, like The Pavilion Senior Living, are increasing by the day, and the amenities provided by these communities are getting more luxurious. These communities are making retirement life an easygoing and exciting one. The Pavilion Senior Living values senior health and wants to promote activity in all of our residents.

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What Makes A Senior Care Community Worth the Investment?

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jun 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When you and your loved one are searching for an ideal senior living community, it can be challenging to find one that is worth your money. Many senior living communities advertise a variety of high-end amenities, professional staff, or other appealing offerings to convince you that they are worth living at. Oftentimes, these claims are exaggerated or even entirely false, so it is essential to know which of these offerings are important to your loved one.

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3 Tips to Simplify Senior Health Appointments

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jun 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

While accompanying your loved one to a doctor’s appointment may not seem like a challenging task, it can be difficult at times. Although it’s not easy to keep up with everything that your loved one requires for their appointments, helping the senior in your life makes a world of difference for them. Because your loved one may struggle with appointments, having a helping hand not only makes it easier on them, but it allows you to make a meaningful difference in their life. The National Institute of Aging agrees with us on this topic, going to the doctor with your loved one can help immensely!

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Transforming the Senior Caregiver's Journey

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on May 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Providing senior care means considering a family member’s emotional, mental, and physical well-being at all times. The health of our loved ones becomes increasingly important as they age. The journey of caring for an aging loved one can be a challenge for anyone. When you’re caring for a loved one and juggling your other daily responsibilities, it can create uncertainty about how best to manage your agenda.

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Help Combat Alzheimer’s by Doing These Hobbies

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on May 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Because Alzheimer’s disease is usually associated with an older age demographic, it is important to help your loved one stimulate their brain in order to sharpen thinking, reasoning, memory, and processing abilities! Mental exercise also vitalizes the brain and can help seniors maintain an overall feeling happiness in their senior living community. Could it really be true that if you don’t use it, you lose it?

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Tags: Healthy Habits, Memory Care

6 Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Apr 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

For many, spring cleaning can carry a negative connotation because it requires a lot of hard work and time to complete. As seniors age, cleaning the home can become more challenging for a loved one. Having a family member to help through this process can make a world of difference!  

The senior in your life will be grateful at the idea of not having to tackle this project alone, but also find that it is more convenient, and less stressful with someone else around. The Pavilion Senior Living wants to share seven tips that you and your loved one can use to help make spring cleaning easier this year!

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Helping Your Loved One Avoid Senior Scams

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Apr 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Assisting the senior in your life avoid scammers, fraud, and hackers can be difficult in today’s society. The dangers of stolen identities, drained bank accounts, and illegitimate businesses lurk around every corner, waiting for innocent people to take advantage of.

As many seniors may not be “on-trend’ with popular online scams, they are vulnerable to being misled. The Pavilion Senior Living specializes in providing exceptional senior care for older adults looking to get the most out of their life. Because we care about the well-being of our residents and guests, we would like to share some helpful information that you or your loved ones can use to avoid being scammed! Although there are hundreds, if not thousands, of online scams, we have highlighted a few popular tips that seniors can use to prevent scammers from having their way.

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3 Senior Nutrition Myths You Didn’t Know Were False

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Mar 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

While most diet myths don’t have anything to do with seniors, there are some nutrition myths about seniors that can be misleading. Being able to identify nutritional myths and facts can have a significantly positive impact on your loved one’s life.

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Tags: Senior Living, Healthy Habits