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Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Innovative Ways for Seniors to Avoid Social Isolation

Lack of exercise, not eating nutritious meals and neglecting to get enough sleep can all have detrimental effects on both your physical and cognitive fitness. But there is another condition that may have a profoundly negative impact on your health.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021

Best Ways to Exercise Your Brain to Boost its Fitness

You know how important exercise is for your physical health. Keeping your bones, muscles and cardiovascular system strong goes a long way to promote good balance, heart health and contribute to a longer life.

But did you know there are steps you can take to keep your brain fit as well?

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2021

How Safe is Senior Living During COVID-19? Safer than You Might Think!

One of the top reasons for moving to a senior living community is safety. But the onset of COVID-19 and accompanying media reports of outbreaks in senior living communities cast a shadow over plans for many who planned to move to a senior community. As we are slowly released from the grip of the global pandemic and the dust settles, it’s time to take a closer look at senior living from a new perspective. Here’s a post-COVID look at senior living.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Why Choose Independent Living? 10 Top Benefits

A question that retirees often consider when looking forward to this new stage in life is where they will want to live.

It’s not only about moving closer to the grandchildren or for warmer weather. It’s more of a lifestyle preference. You may be asking yourself if you want to remain in your current home or try out an independent living community?

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

When Is the Best Time to Move to Independent Living: What Are You Waiting For?

If you’re like many older adults, you may have been intrigued by all the advantages and benefits that an independent living community can provide.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Decorating Your Bedroom to Create the Perfect Senior Living Retreat

At the end of a long day, we all need a place to land. Whether it’s to escape from the outside world or into a good book, it’s nice to know that we have our own safe haven waiting for us.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Tips for Talking to Your Parent About Assisted Living

Have you noticed your parents are beginning to struggle with the tasks of daily life? Perhaps it’s becoming more of a challenge for them to shop for groceries and cook healthy meals. Or maybe you worry about them bathing, handling their bills or what would happen if one of them fell.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

7 Exercises to Help You Remain Independent

Your ability to age well is greatly influenced by the actions you take, including exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet, keeping your brain fit and having an active social life. You’re likely taking the steps you need to maintain your physical and emotional health.

But did you know that there are exercises that can actually help you remain independent?

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WLR Blog
Posted: Monday, May 24, 2021

Advantages of Independent Living vs Staying at Home

Are you considering whether you should move into an independent living community or stay in your existing home?

It’s a big decision and many older adults aren’t sure how best to weigh the advantages or to choose which environment would better support the type of lifestyle they’re looking for.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2021

5 Ways to Boost Your Physical Health

Did you find it easier to stay in shape when you were younger? Staying active may have seemed to come more naturally and you might have participated in a variety of activities, whether it was running a marathon, visiting the gym three days a week or swimming laps daily.

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