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Community Inspirations : Poetry by Maya Stein

For the first feature in our new blog series, “Community Inspirations”, we wanted to share some poetry that resonated with our team as we begin to reopen our community. Now that Edenwald’s Dining rooms are once again open for business …

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Choose Your Own Retirement Adventure

Despite what you may often see depicted in the media, retirement living is not one-size-fits-all. Just like when you’re navigating the transition into adulthood as an adolescent, no one can really prepare you for the transition from working life to …

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Fitness & Wellness – Your Hips, Flexibility, & Mobility

You’ve taken Ryan’s strength & stretching class before, and he always finishes class with a 5 minute stretch/cool down. But why? Why do we stretch? We may sometimes say to ourselves that we stretch most days of the week, but …

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Resident Reactions to Senior Living in 2020

A Positive Pandemic Experience As we have all heard ad nauseam by now, we are certainly living in unprecedented times. The general consensus of mass media coverage surrounding senior living communities during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a bit panic-inducing …

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5 Ways to Stay Connected During COVID-19

It’s no secret that personal connections have gotten more difficult during the pandemic, particularly for seniors. Families and friends may not be able or willing to visit in the same way they were before COVID-19 entered the landscape, or seniors …

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Health Literacy 101

What would you do if your doctor said you have a bad case of synchronous diaphragmatic flutter and to make matters worse, a diagnosis of sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia? What if the doc is telling you that you need medication or a …

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Active Aging Week – Exercise & Arthritis

Happy Active Aging Week! Let’s talk about joint pain. When we exercise and move joints that are arthritic, initially there may be some mild pain or discomfort. Sometimes the fear of this pain causes us to avoid exercise all together. …

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Recognizing 35 Years of Service to Our Community

We’re just going to say it up front – we have the best staff in senior living! The employees at Edenwald are uniquely dedicated to the wellbeing of our residents, and some have taken that dedication to the next level …

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In the Steps of RBG

Sometimes it can be so hard to find inspiration in our day-to-day lives.  Sometimes it takes someone’s passing to have that moment of recall, remembering that there are good and just people who strive for the advancement and betterment of …

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Fall Prevention Awareness : Strength

September 21st-25th is Fall Prevention Week!  Fall prevention covers a variety of topics, and strength and balance seem to be the ones that come to mind the most. The 10 AM and 2 PM daily exercise classes usually include activities …

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