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5 Therapeutic Activities for Seniors with Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 54 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with arthritis, an umbrella term referring to joint pain and joint disease. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, a condition which commonly affects older adults and is caused by the cartilage between joints wearing down over time. When osteoarthritis […]

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National Falls Prevention Awareness Day: How Do Retirement Communities Help Prevent Falls?

Saturday, September 22nd is the first official day of the fall season, but it’s also the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging. As the leading cause of injury and accidental death among older adults over the age of 65, falls have rapidly become a serious public health […]

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5 Signs It’s Time to Downsize Your Home

More and more older adults are choosing to downsize to an independent living community after retirement as a way to save money, free up time, and reduce the stress of owning a larger home. Are you wondering if you should follow the trend and move to a smaller, easier-to-manage space? Look for these clear signs […]

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Unexpected Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

You may already know that regular exercise is a good way to improve heart health, build muscle, and maintain a healthy weight. But did you know that staying physically active can offer additional benefits, including improved mental and emotional health, better sleep quality, and reduced risk of cognitive decline? Here are some surprising benefits of […]

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5 Heart-Healthy Foods for Older Adults

Most of us know the importance of maintaining and protecting our hearts to live longer, healthier lives. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of both men and women, with nearly one in every three deaths in America caused by heart disease. However, with age, it’s even more vital […]

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Home Care vs. Assisted Living: Which Option is Right for Your Parent?

If your aging parent needs more assistance in their daily routine than you and your family can provide, it’s probably time to look for additional help. Luckily, it comes to senior care, today’s older adults have more options than ever before. But with so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to determine […]

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What to Look for When Visiting Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Continuing care retirement communities, or CCRCs, are a popular choice for older adults looking to downsize their current homes. Unlike other types of standalone senior living facilities, CCRCs offer all levels of senior housing on the same campus, including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing care, and often memory care for seniors living with Alzheimer’s […]

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Bethany Village Named Employer of Choice

Centerville, Ohio (August 28, 2018) – Bethany Village has earned the distinction of Silver Employer of Choice. LeadingAge Ohio recently selected top employers from the state. LeadingAge is the advocate of non-for-profit services for older Ohioans. A Centerville fixture for over 70 years, Bethany Village is locally owned and operated. Bethany Village is sponsored by […]

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Should My Parents Still Live Alone? 4 Signs Your Loved One Needs Assisted Living

We all want the best for our parents, especially as they grow older. Many senior adults value their independence and want to continue living at home as they age. However, there comes a day when most families are faced with a difficult question: How do I know if my aging loved should still live alone? […]

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Healthy Aging: 6 Brain Health Tips for Seniors

Many older adults experience occasional forgetfulness or lapses in memory, such as misplacing one’s keys or forgetting someone’s name. These minor “senior moments” are common and most of the time aren’t cause for concern. However, contrary to popular belief, significant cognitive decline is not a part of healthy aging. Major memory problems that interfere with […]

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