Exercises Older Adults Can Do in Your Living Room

The benefits of physical activity for older adults are many. Regular exercise can prevent or lessens many health problems, may improve mood and mental health, may lessen the risk of injury including falls by improving balance, and may help maintain a healthy body weight. Even those with chronic conditions may benefit from exercise in one form or another. The best part is that older adults can get adequate exercise during the winter months and during COVID quarantine without ever leaving home. As with all physical activity, please consult with your doctor before beginning any exercise regimen to determine which activities are most suitable for you. Read more

Ideas to Beat the Winter Blues

 

Earlier this month, Punxsutawney Phil the famous weather predicting groundhog saw his shadow, which according to tradition means six more weeks of winter. By now, many of us living in the northern half of the United States are probably feeling the effects of being cooped up in our homes not only because of the winter weather and temperatures, but because of COVID-19 quarantines in effect throughout most of the country. Read more

Is this a Scam? Here’s What Every Senior Citizen Needs to Know

Even the closest senior citizens to us are not safe from scams. I was talking to my dad the other day and he said he and my mom have been getting things in the mail that they didn’t order.  After inquiring Read more

Who Really Decides if Moving to a Retirement Community is Right for You? The Senior Adult? Or the Adult Child?

I’ve been working in Senior Living for nearly 20 years helping new residents and their loved ones transition into a community. There is one question that comes up frequently, Read more

Can a Banana a Day Keep the Doctor Away? Check out these benefits!

According to experts, bananas are one of the best fruit sources of vitamin B6, which is easily absorbed by your body and just one medium-sized banana can provide nearly a quarter of your daily vitamin B6 needs.  Read more

No More Stairs, Maintenance, Lawn Care – What is Worry Free Living?

Worry Free Living.  This can mean different things to different people. 

“Life becomes happy, delightful and enjoyable when you set yourself free from worries.”

Anonymous

It can happen at any age.  

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Making Your Estate Plan Work with your Resident Agreement at StoneBridge at Winton Woods

One of the questions we hear a lot from those interested in StoneBridge is what legal paperwork should be in place prior to move in. Questions include subjects such as obtaining entrance fee refunds in a timely manner, handling power of attorney, and how to handle last will and testament documents. You may be wondering how your current estate plan factors in. Read more

Simple Steps to Downsizing Before Moving to a Retirement Community

I don’t know about you, but when I see that show, Tiny House Nation, I think about all of the “stuff” I have that would need to either be donated, sold, or tossed in order to live like that.  Well, at Stone Bridge at Winton Woods, we offer floor plans from 1000 to over 2000 square feet.  So, move over tiny houses, we have something a little more viable for folks looking to downsize, but not too much. Read more

Benefits of Getting Outdoors and Into Nature for Seniors

Getting outdoors is important for those of all ages, and seniors are no different. Read more

Thinking of Moving to a Retirement Community?

Contemplating change, especially a major one such as downsizing during retirement years, can be monumental. There are many things to consider when thinking of moving to a retirement community. Read more