Aging Well

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Importance of Winter Nutrition for Seniors

A well-balanced diet is an important part of healthy aging. But during the winter season, energy levels often decrease. This causes unhealthy habits to increase. Fortunately, habits can be broken. Here are a few tips to understanding the importance of winter nutrition for seniors.

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Why Senior Communities Encourage Dance Classes

Besides the fun factor, there are reasons as to why Laureate Group Senior Communities encourages dance classes. The new, insightful research examines the beneficial effects of dancing to determine whether dancing can improve brain health in older adults. Here are the results.

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What Does the Term Aging Mean to You

What Does the Term Aging Mean to You?

I recently had the privilege of being a guest lecturer at MATC for a class on Gerontology. The class was comprised of future social workers and case managers looking to work in the aging industry. What a gift they turned out to be. I asked them, ” What does aging mean to you?”

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What is Creative Aging?

What is Creative Aging?

What is creative aging? It is a term that has now grown into a meaningful movement for millions of baby boomers. Thanks to artist Angela Swan, the creative aging movement will be an integral part of Laurel Oaks Senior Community’s Lifestyle Programming throughout the year. Learn more.

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When the Adult Child Caregiver Faces Health Setbacks

When the Adult Child Caregiver Faces Health Setbacks

It has been customary for an adult child to worry about their aging parent’s health. But what if the reverse situation has occurred? Instead of failing health on the part of the parent, it is the adult child facing significant health setbacks. How do we handle when the adult child caregiver is facing health setbacks?

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How Seniors Benefit From Scratch Cooking

How Seniors Benefit From Scratch Cooking

Cooking from scratch does not mean sacrifice when maintaining a well-balanced diet. Healthy home-made pizza not overloaded with cheese can be done. Our 8 communities throughout southeastern Milwaukee focus on scratch cooking to control sodium intake. Learn more!

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