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Aging Well

The decisions that you make about your habits and lifestyle will shape your life. There are many choices we make each day, from the food we eat to the hobbies we keep. You can be healthy and vibrant later in life by making wise choices. Even if you have had poor health habits in the [...]

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Educational Opportunities for Older Students

One of the best ways to keep the mind sharp and the brain healthy is education. Many people have embraced the opportunity to become lifelong learners. Despite this, there is a stigma about older students. You may have heard the adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” But the truth is that new [...]

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Some Facts About Assisted Living

Today approximately 1 million Americans live in assisted living communities. According to the United States Census Bureau there are over 30,000 assisted living facilities in the US today. We spoke with some of our staff members at Elysian Gardens to find out more about assisted living. These friendly caregivers, administrators and staff members gave us [...]

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Common Myths About Assisted Living

Assisted living communities for seniors are designed to provide residents with a place to maintain their independence. Convenient access to healthcare, activities and companionship are all right at their fingertips. Many seniors and their families are reluctant to make the transition. Despite all the benefits of community living, it’s can be hard to make the [...]

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