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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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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3 Signs Your Loved One May Have a Form of Memory Impairment

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



Memory impairment may present in many forms. Whether it be dementia, Alzheimer's, or mild cognitive impairment, knowing when to be concerned about your loved one's health is essential. While it's normal for people to be forgetful, it could be an indicator that your loved one is beginning to experience early symptoms of a more severe disease.

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How to Downsize: A Guide for Seniors

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



Having trouble planning your loved one's move? Don't worry, it's common to be stressed when helping your parents downsize. The moving process can be long and complicated, causing you and your loved one frustration.

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4 Exercises That Help Seniors Stay in Shape

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

Exercise is an excellent way for older adults to stay healthy and maintain their strength. It is common for many seniors to give up on exercising because it can be difficult and painful if not done correctly. Many of the exercises your parents may have done when they were younger are not as beneficial for them to do now. Whoever knew that going for a run could be a bad thing?

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The Key to Helping Your Loved One with Anxiety

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

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorder in the United States. With so many Americans affected by this disorder, it is common for most people to think that anxiety is easy to treat.

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Home Care for Senior Safety

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Dec 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Some seniors may find it emotionally challenging to move from their home to a senior living community. However, strenuous home care and maintenance can have a negative impact on an older loved one’s health. Maintaining a safe, clean home can be tedious work. Fortunately, there are many ways to manage a loved one’s home while helping them stay there.

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Benefits of Therapy Dogs in Senior Care

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Do you know that feeling you get when you see an excited puppy wagging its tail, rushing to lick you? For most individuals, it is a feeling of excitement and uncontrollable love. Fortunately, even as we age, this feeling never fades. As can be seen in the various forms of service animals, pets such as dogs can help relieve distress and anxiety, much like the symptoms of PTSD. The benefits of therapy dogs can also be useful in the everyday care of seniors.

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Managing Diabetes When Dining Out

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Oct 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Learning about a diagnosis of diabetes can be very frustrating, and furthermore, frightening. While fear may be your first initial response, questions and concerns may quickly consume you. You might wonder: Do I have to adjust my diet? Can I still go out to eat? If you are in senior care and managing diabetes, this new diagnosis may be very overwhelming. The Pavilion Senior Living is here to let you know that you can still enjoy an exciting culinary life - you just need to be more cautious.

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Mindful Activities when Transitioning a Parent to Memory Care

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Apr 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If you are transitioning a parent to a memory care community, we understand it can be difficult time. Here at The Pavilion, we feel compassionately about helping ease the transition with our memory care services. We also want to help educate you that there are activities that can be fun and beneficial for your loved one. These activities consist of, but are not limited to arts & crafts, games, and home-related tasks. Let’s take a look at what these activities can do for you and your parent.

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