Life at The Marshes of Skidaway Island.

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Delicious Autumn Foods and Recipes for Seniors to Try

There’s no denying bakery reigns supreme in fall and winter. From fresh apple and pumpkin pies to Christmas cookies, it’s hard to resist the sweets. But since you know that eating healthy is a priority even around the holidays, you might be looking for some new fall recipes to try. Incorporating healthier foods into your …

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Resident Stories: Enjoying Fall Food at The Marshes of Skidaway Island

Hear directly from our residents about some of their favorite fall recipes and celebrations. Ambrosia Mama served her family’s traditional ambrosia recipe in ice cream dishes, but my family really preferred servings in a bigger cereal bowl. The ingredients were never measured. For a large family occasion, one might use 12 to 16 of the …

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Resident Stories: Life at the Marshes with Dogs

Hear directly from our residents, and their lifestyle they enjoy with their four-legged friends at this pet-friendly community. Charlie and I didn’t have children together so it was our dogs who made us into a family. A couple of miles away from our home, The Marshes accepted pets – and they had a wonderful reputation …

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COVID-19 Response

At The Marshes of Skidaway Island, the health and well-being of residents and team members is our highest priority at all times. We continue to take proper prevention and preparedness steps related to COVID-19. What is The Marshes of Skidaway Island doing to prepare for any incidence of COVID-19?  We know that this disease most …

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Boost Immune Health with Yoga and Meditation

If you’re looking for a wellness practice that benefits mind, body and spirit, yoga or meditation may be the answer. Neither of these practices are hard to learn, nor do they require a large space or special equipment. Yoga for seniors can be modified and adapted for any age and ability. And to meditate, you …

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Easy Exercises for Senior Mobility

Mobility refers to our physical ability to move. To be fully mobile means we need full range of motion in our individual joints, or groups of joints such as shoulders or hips. Mobility can also refer to how our whole body moves and how the different parts of our body work together, so we can …

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Why is Social Health Important?

We think about exercising our physical bodies and keeping our minds active as we age, yet there’s an aspect of well-being we often overlook. It’s our social relationships. There’s growing evidence that our social wellness has a powerful influence on health later in life. It’s been shown to affect our physical and mental health, leading …

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Assisted Living Myths

Assisted living combines warmth, innovation and high-quality support to help residents live as independently as possible. Nevertheless, assisted living myths persist and sometimes keep older adults from reaching out for the help they need. So, let’s clarify some important points. Assisted Living Definition Assisted living is a level of senior care provided to older adults …

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Value of Lifelong Learning

For many seniors, retirement is everything but a time to slow down. They want to continue growing, doing and learning. Actually, retirement is the perfect time for personal development. With the vast number of methods available for lifelong learning today — from online learning to continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) with abundant educational opportunities — …

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