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7 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

The temperate winters and balmy summers of southern Florida have made it a popular retirement destination for older adults. The Floridian summer season, with its longer days and higher temperatures, offers numerous opportunities for fun, socialization and relaxation.  However, it’s important to remember that intense summers like those in Florida can pose a unique danger …

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5 Ways Community Living Leads to a More Active Lifestyle

Retirement years are full of promise. They’re the years most adults build toward. When you can kick back, relax and make the most of your family, your free time and the life you’ve created. But staying active as you get older can be difficult. Sometimes doing the same activities you used to is no longer …

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Seniors

The holidays are always a tough time for keeping nutritional needs and dietary restrictions top of mind, but for older adults it can be even harder. Often, holidays and overindulgence are synonymous by way of tradition. If you need to scale back this year due to health conditions or simply because you’re paying more attention …

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Understanding Why Holidays Can Be Difficult for Older Adults

For most of us, the holiday season is a time of celebration. We gather with friends and family to tell stories, drink and eat, and give gifts. Unfortunately, for many seniors the holiday season can be a difficult time of year marked by loneliness and depression. If there’s a loved one in your life who …

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What is National Family Caregivers Month?

Every November is National Caregivers Month, a time when we give thanks to the caregivers in our lives and acknowledge the work they do to care for their loved ones. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness about challenges in the caregiving field, educate communities about caregiving and increase support for our caregivers nationwide. …

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Signs of Caregiver Burnout & How Respite Care Can Help

By nature, caregivers are often more concerned about the serving needs of others as opposed to their own. But that mentality, as noble as it may be, can come at a cost. Thirty-six percent of caregivers describe their situation as “highly stressful” according to the “Caregiving in the U.S. 2020” report from AARP and the …

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How You Can Support a Loved One Showing Signs of Alzheimer’s

Forgetful moments can be frustrating at best. As we age, it’s not uncommon for occasional forgetfulness to become more frequent, but it’s not necessarily a cause for alarm. Our brains simply don’t operate the same in our 60s as they did in our 20s. At Abbey Delray South, we are passionate about successful aging. That …

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What to Expect During Stroke Recovery at Abbey Delray South

At Abbey Delray South, our residents love to stay active. Not only because they genuinely enjoy strolling our lush, resort-like campus or taking a group water exercise class with friends, but also because they know that a healthy heart and a healthy mind lower their risk factors for chronic disease and other medical conditions like …

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The 7 Best Low Impact Exercises for Seniors

Check your recliner. Are you beginning to see a permanent depression on the seat? If so, it’s probably time to think about getting a little exercise. We’re not talking about high-impact workouts, running a marathon or benching 300 pounds. For people of a certain age, doctors say what’s most beneficial in promoting heart health, improving …

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