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May
01

The Top 3 Mental Health Issues For Seniors

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There are a variety of physical health issues that can arise as we age, but often we forget about the numerous mental illnesses that are also possible. General forgetfulness is naturally part of the aging process, but there comes a time when symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and a change in eating habits can show signs of a more serious mental ...
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Apr
18

Join Us at Evergreen Senior Living’s Second Annual Senior Camp Music Festival

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Date: Saturday, May 18th Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: Evergreen Senior Living Chillicothe – 404 Stillwater Dr. Chillicothe, IL 61523 RSVP: Call Beau at (309) 247-5440 Join us at Evergreen Senior Living Chillicothe for food, music, and fun at our second annual Senior Camp Music Festival! There will be a variety of food and fun activities to enjo...
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Apr
05

5 Signs It's Time For Assisted Living

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Caring for our elders can be one of the most challenging tasks we face in our lives. A time may come when your loved one may not be able to live on their own any longer, and you are presented with the difficult decision of choosing what living situation is best for them. Assisted living is a great option, offering a caring environment that can prov...
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Mar
20

Easter Eggstravaganza at Evergreen Senior Living

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Evergreen Senior Living of Chillicothe would like to invite you to our Easter Eggstravaganza! Join us for a morning filled with fun! Date: Saturday, April 13th Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Location: Evergreen Senior Living – 404 Stillwater Dr. Chillicothe, IL 61523 There will be a variety of fun activities and delicious snacks and drinks for everyone to ...
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Mar
07

Senior Insomnia: 5 Tips for a Better Night's Rest

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​ Insomnia and other sleep disorders are common among seniors and can lead to other health issues such as depression, the risk of falling, and memory problems. That's why it's important for seniors to understand how sleep patterns change during the aging process and adopt healthy sleeping habits. Consider the following tips to help your s...
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Feb
01

Preventing the 3 Most Common Senior Health Issues

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It's natural that the older we get, the more we are prone to health issues. However, taking the necessary steps toward prevention can help your senior enjoy healthy aging! Here are a few of the most common health issues and ways to avoid them: 1. Heart Disease Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. and is caused by plaque build-...
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Jan
02

New Year, New Home: 4 Tips to Help Your Loved One Adjust to Assisted Living

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Your loved one made the move to an assisted living community! These are great homes that provide a safe and joyous environment and promote the well-being of senior citizens. However, the transition from complete independence to assisted living can be difficult for your senior. Consider the following tips to help your loved one adjust to life in the...
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Dec
03

7 Healthy Habits for Senior Citizens

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It can be difficult to keep up with your loved one's health care needs as they age. Sometimes it can be too much to handle, from dentist appointments and physicals to medication management and everything in between. However, you can alleviate some of this stress by keeping your senior as healthy as possible. Make sure your loved one adapts to the f...
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Nov
26

6 Benefits of Assisted Living

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The decision to move your loved one into a senior living community can be incredibly difficult, but nowadays, there are plenty of living options to choose from. One of these options is assisted living , which provides a unique environment for mobile seniors that do not require 24-hour assistance. Assisted living communities offer a variety of wonde...
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Sep
08

National Assisted Living Week

"Family isn't always blood, it's the people in your life who want you in theirs: the ones who accept you for who you are, the ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what." Those heart-warming words are attributed to the late poet Maya Angelou. We can all find truth in her statement, whether this espousal of love make...
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Aug
11

The Importance of Potassium Intake for Seniors

Senior nutrition is different than the dietary needs of other age groups. In general, as we age and our bodies change, the way we process food and the effects they have on our bodies also changes. We all know that we can't eat the same foods as we did in our youth, but in addition to an upset stomach, the consequences of poor nutrition as we age ca...
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Aug
04

Laughter is the Best Medicine - Proven

We hear it all the time, "Laughter is good for the soul!". Does laughter really have proven health benefits? Apparently, it does! In addition to laughter, having a healthy lifestyle, a positive sense of humor and a good attitude all contribute to improved health. But laughter does impact our health, because the act of laughing changes our bodies ph...
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