The following is republished with permission from the Masterpiece Living Mosaic. To learn more about Masterpiece Living at Presbyterian Senior Living, click here. "Merry Stressmas!” It should come as no surprise to learn that the holiday season (November through December) is often considered the sixth most stressful life event. Of people surveyed in a national study, 65% admitted to being anxious during the holidays, and 45% would rather skip it altogether. What can we do when the “most wonderful time of the year” is anything but? Brain expert, Dr. Rob Winningham, weighs in with some valuable tips for staying calm during the busy season and preserving memories in the process.
Physical fitness is an important component of healthy aging, but it’s not the only kind of fitness that’s important. At Presbyterian Senior Living communities, we offer residents opportunities to participate in activities that improve lifelong fitness, including brain fitness and overall mental and physical fitness. There are a wide variety of activities and habits that help promote overall wellness and health. What you choose to do isn’t as important as choosing to do them consistently!
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Choosing a senior living community can be a monumental decision. From where to begin to which questions to ask, the list of considerations can be overwhelming. And while it’s not an easy process, it’s not insurmountable, either -- particularly if you understand all of the elements that go into finding the right living arrangements for seniors and the people who love them. To that end, we’ve rounded up 23 factors to keep in mind when evaluating senior living communities.
Seniors and children may be at opposite ends of the age spectrum, but they still have plenty in common. Not only that, but an abundance of evidence points to the profound mutual benefits of intergenerational interactions between these two groups. Let’s take a closer look at the advantages of promoting relationships between children and seniors, along with highlighting how Presbyterian Senior Living is bridging the generation gap.
Have you found yourself suddenly faced with the decision of having to choose a long term care facility for mom or dad? With so many options and so little time, how does one decide what’s best for their current situation?
Planning for retirement can't begin soon enough. In fact, any good professional financial advisor will strongly recommend having enough social security, pension and investment income to remain financially afloat for at least 20 years following retirement.