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 …Read More
Life at The Marshes of Skidaway Island.
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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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 — …Read More
Did you turn 65 in 2011? If you did, you’re among the first baby boomers to reach traditional retirement age, and you’ll see the youngest members of your generation reach this milestone in 2029. With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, by 2031, the U.S. population over age 65 will number 75 million. According to …Read More
According to the World Health Organization, a person’s lifestyle choices affect 60% of their overall health. Maintaining an active lifestyle provides numerous mental, emotional, and physical benefits to add more vibrancy and energy in seniors’ later years. Retirement communities put a strong focus on active senior living to bolster residents’ daily lives. A varied menu …Read More
Many older adults want to stay in their home for as long as possible. And who can blame them? Home is where they feel comfortable. And if their mortgage is paid off, staying at home makes financial sense. But eventually, staying at home becomes aging in place, which generally means you need help living on …Read More
While falling is not an inevitable part of aging, it’s a fact that 1 in 4 Americans ages 65+ will suffer from a fall annually. Falls are the leading cause of injury and the most common cause of hospital admissions among older adults. They lead to a variety of health issues like broken hips, other …Read More
The Marshes of Skidaway Island is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available. …Read More