Best Practices for Seniors Managing Stress

Life comes with more stressors than we can count. We are regularly faced with challenges, tough decisions, and curveballs. Navigating the unpredictability of day-to-day realities requires a strategic approach. According to iontodri.com, there are many scientifically-backed ways to reduce stress. Here are a few methods to try.   Studies have proven that socialization significantly boosts […]

Protect Your Immune System this Flu Season

As we enter into the fall, flu season is quickly approaching. From October to May, the virus is the most prevalent in the United States. It is extremely important for seniors to take as many precautions as possible to protect their immune systems during this time. According to research, older adults are proven to have […]

Tips for Seniors to Stay Healthy Year-Round

There have been countless endeavors to prevent aging. People worldwide are engrossed in finding the secret key to remaining healthy, from searching for the fountain of youth to creating home remedies and other concoctions. As with most things, we know there is rarely a shortcut to achieve sustainable goals. Centuries of scientific research reveal the […]

Getting S.M.A.R.T. about Your Goals

The second half of the year has arrived! Have you gotten around to accomplishing those New Year’s resolutions yet? No worries! The SMART guide is a tried and true method to help achieve your goals in a comprehensive way. This golden rule assists to craft goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely. Executing […]

Pressure Points: 3 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

Millions of people are dealing with the effects of high blood pressure or hypertension. A few signs that may indicate increased blood pressure are dizziness, swollen feet, nausea, and even headaches. There are certain factors that can raise blood pressure including eating salty foods, feeling extremely stressed or angry, lack of physical exercise, and excessive […]

Support, care and assisting others with memory impairment

In the United States, about 16 million people have age-associated memory impairment. Countless families include loved ones with memory care complications. More than 6 million Americans in 2021 are dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, while approximately 10 million suffer from Dementia. At Village Park Senior Living, we understand how difficult it can be to care for […]

Fun Activities to Do with Your Grandchildren

Being a grandparent and having the opportunity to spend time with your grandchildren is such a great gift.  There is nothing better for your grandchildren than creating lasting memories with you.  The best way to do that is through quality time.  So, if you’re looking for some fun activities to do with your grandchildren, check […]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Memory Sharp as You Age

As many jokes as you see on TV and in movies about seniors and memory loss, there’s nothing funny about it when it starts to happen to you. Seeing your memory decline can take a bite out of anyone’s self-confidence. We have good news, though: you don’t have to sit by and watch it happen. […]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Memory Sharp as You Age – Part Two

As many jokes as you see on TV and in movies about seniors and memory loss, there’s nothing funny about it when it starts to happen to you. Seeing your memory decline can take a bite out of anyone’s self-confidence. We have good news, though: you don’t have to sit by and watch it happen. […]

Understanding the Signs of Stroke with the FAST Method

Most of us know someone who has suffered a stroke. The effects of this common health event can turn out to be surmountable, devastating, or anything in between. Although they can happen at any age, strokes pose significantly increased risk to seniors. There are some steps you can take to reduce your risk factors for […]