Helpful Blog Posts
Organizing Your Finances
Have you been avoiding all those bank statements? Do you know where your Dad’s pension comes from? Are you overwhelmed with understanding it all? This program is for you!
Do you know where your money is? If you answered your bank, you are only a little bit right.
Tips for Arthritis
Arthritis is a joint condition that affects nearly half of American adults over the age of 65. The most common symptoms are joint stiffness, pain, and weakness due to inflammation. Cold weather seems to exacerbate the symptoms, causing many older Americans to experience flare-ups of their condition. This is mostly due to changes in barometric pressure.
Is Assisted Living Right For You?
A lot of changes have occurred in senior living in the most recent decades. Most people envision a cinder-block walled nursing home, or some variation of a jail cell when they think about senior living. This day in time, though, this is definitely not the case. The world has finally caught up with the notion that seniors want to keep living vibrant lives in their golden years, and new approaches to senior living are emerging.
Maintaing Identity in Aging
Transitions in life are difficult, no matter how old you are. Older adults, however, tend to struggle with their sense of identity as they age. The structure of the older person’s life is often reformatted many times over as they move through life. Without the identity of parenthood or being a member of the workforce, older adults must go through the stressful process of creating a new identity.
Positivity is Strength
This is much different than posts that we have made in the past, and that is because times are much different than they used to be. It is no surprise that COVID-19 has had it’s effects on our community. At Vineyard Assisted Living, we have come to find that having a positive attitude, wins the battle.
Stress Less This Holiday Season: Five Key Tips
Many of us look forward to the holiday season each year as it brings a sense of warmth and celebration that we do not typically have any other time of year. Visiting with family, friends, holiday parties and gifting--it all can make for a big to-do list. Having said that, it is no surprise that the holidays can turn into quite a stressful time for some of us.
Medicare Covers It All--Even Assisted Living?
One of the most common misconceptions about medical insurance is that it covers and pays for assisted living. Check this article out to learn about what is covered under Medicare and what isn't. Don't fret either, there are resources worth considering when exploring long-term care!
A Spark of Creativity
Creativity is so important for mind, body, and spirit--especially among older adults. We're helping our residents find "A Spark of Creativity" for National Assisted Living Week. Learn about the life-enrichment programs at Vineyard Assisted Living that help residents explore their creative side!
A Vibrant Social Life, Equals a Healthy Life!
All throughout life we are developing social skills and forging relationships with those around us. We develop deep bonds with family, and we also have those chosen friends that feel like family!
Seniors and Hunger
Seniors can have food and still be considered "food insecure". Did you know that one in six seniors faces hunger or lack of proper nourishment? There are many factors that contribute to food insecurity among our aging population. Find out what the indicators are and how we as a community can help those around us.