Senior Health

How Assisted Living is Preventing Disease (2)

How Assisted Living is Preventing Disease

Our phones are ringing regularly with concerned callers asking how assisted living is preventing disease and if we are ready for a potential Coronavirus problem. Laureate Group Senior Communities was also recently featured on CBS58 in Milwaukee, discussing how Health Care providers, like us, are trained to manage communicable disease.

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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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What to Share with Your Pharmacist

What to Share with Your Pharmacist

Pharmacists are an integral member of your healthcare team. They look for interactions between the medications you’re taking, assess for correct dosages, and provide counsel to you on properly taking and storing medications. Pharmacists are also a resource for questions pertaining to insurances and payment options for medications. It pays to get to know your pharmacist and understand what to share with your pharmacist.

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Preventing Frailty In Older Adults

Preventing Frailty In Older Adults

As you might imagine, those who come to us have varying degrees of care needs – from those who might simply need help with medication management to those who have high care needs as a result of being medically frail. Medical frailty is somewhat common, yet preventing frailty in older adults is possible with the right steps.

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What to know about Covid-19

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