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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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GROWTH & GRATITUDE: THE BENEFITS OF GRATITUDE FOR OLDER & YOUNGER ADULTS

From the Mather Institute: By Dugan O’Connor, Aug 19, 2020 Expressing gratitude has multiple social, emotional, and health benefits. In a study that earned the 2020 Gold Innovative Research on Aging Award, researchers examined the relationship between gratitude and life satisfaction across …

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The Benefits of Resistance Exercise

Part 2 of the “Which is better  for you: cardio exercise or resistance exercise?” question. This week’s topic: Resistance Exercise. What is it? Resistance training is a form of physical activity that is designed to improve muscular fitness by exercising a muscle or muscle …

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Ryan Meisel, Edenwald Wellness Manager, discusses Cardio Exercise

Good morning, Let’s start off with a question I have gotten many times while working in the wellness field: Which is better for you: cardio exercise or resistance exercise? In my wellness emails the next few weeks I plan to discuss …

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