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Nov
23

Music and the Benefits of Cognitive Health

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Music can help us to recall memories that may have faded as we grow older. The power of a song can trigger memories that have the ability to transport us back in time. Studies have found that listening to music engages broad neural networks in the brain. These regions include the areas responsible for actions, emotions, and creativity. More specifi...

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Nov
12

The Benefits of a Good Book | Evergreen Senior Living

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The feeling of sitting down and reading a good book is something that anyone can enjoy. Books have the amazing ability to take you somewhere you've never had the means to go before. They can send you on an adventure that the real world couldn't offer and meet people you could only dream of. Fantastical situations and facts that you can't believe ar...

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Nov
12

The Benefits of Artistic Creativity | Evergreen Senior Living

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When you need a break from normal day-to-day activities, some people enjoy participating in artistic activities. There is a sense of relaxation and comfort in taking on a creative and productive task, creating visual art, preparing a meal, or writing in a journal. A sense of accomplishment can also be uplifting once the project has been completed.&...

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Oct
13

A Guide to Caring for Seniors

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The well-being of your parents or loved ones is the most important consideration as they age into a new phase of life. Making the decision to help seniors move from a lifestyle that may not be beneficial to their overall health, to one that is better for their emotional, mental, and physical health can make all the difference. There are a few signs...

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Oct
11

Senior Living: Increase Independence with Adaptive Exercises

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Some of the best practices to keep your loved ones happy and healthy are simple. Low-impact exercises can aid seniors in maintaining their daily activities. Helping your parent adapt to simple exercises and regular physical activity can improve their ability to be independent and assist them in leading a longer, healthier lifestyle. Exercise is par...

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