Lots of us are stiff and sore when we get up in the morning or after we have been sitting for a long time. Some simple flexibility exercises can help with that, as well as prevent injuries, improve balance, and relieve pain. In today’s blog article, we will describe...
Senior Independent Living Communities
These articles examine senior independent living community topics, including services and amenities at The Hamlets at Cedarwood Station. Independent senior living communities provide a safe and secure place place, as well as the assistance, for seniors to keep thriving. Daily chores such as laundry and meals allow residents to spend more time enjoying life. Amenities such as well appointed lounges, social spaces, and fitness classes offer socialization and recreational opportunities. Our full range of amenities include:
- Well appointed private rooms
- Well appointed lounges and social spaces
- Landscaped gardens
- Outdoor courtyard for sipping teas and relaxing
- Delicious, home cooked meals served in our full service dining rooms
- Guest meals and catering available
- Snacks and beverages available
- Modified menus for those on special diets
- Scheduled transportation
- Activities and outings for all levels of ability
- Fitness classes
- Underground parking
- Peace of mind with 24-hour Health Care Aides on site
- Laundry facilities
- In-house hairdressing salon
- Regular Church Services and spiritual support
- Wellness clinic and programs
Occasionally, a senior community offers both independent living and assisted living within the same environment. This is what we do at the Hamlets at Cedarwood Station in Airdrie, Alberta, and it offers considerable advantages to the residents. In this blog article,...
Sarcopenia refers to several age-related changes in body composition. These changes include loss of lean muscle mass, loss of bone density, increase in fat, and decrease in metabolism. Interestingly, the changes are related. For example, when one loses muscle mass,...
There are so many things that one can do to unleash creativity. Here are a few simple ideas to get your creative juices flowing. A New Hobby Consider trying a new hobby like knitting or crochet. Needlework is not just for women, there are plenty of male yarn artists....
You may have heard or read about certain foods having an inflammatory or anti-inflammatory effect. In today’s blog article, we’re going to talk about what an anti-inflammatory diet is and why it’s important. What is an anti-inflammatory diet? An anti-inflammatory diet...
The Hamlets at Cedarwood Station offers a welcoming community and a host of amenities
Using your brain is always a good thing. Today we know that the brain has extraordinary plasticity, and we create new neurons and neural pathways throughout our lives. Now that the weather is not so great, we would like to tell you about some great memory games for...
Many people find the holidays difficult for a variety of reasons and seniors are no exception. If you know someone in a senior assisted-living community who is anxious about the holidays or you are that person, we have some tips for you. Reach Out to Friends and...
Whenever we move anywhere, our new place may not feel like home right away. But there are some easy ways to make the new place more comfortable. Here are our best tips on making an independent-living suite more comfortable. Photos Put out some photos of loved ones...
Assisted living is significantly different than home care and offers many advantages. In this blog article we would like to go over some of the differences between home care and assisted living. Home Care With home care, an individual lives at home but has a care...