WONDERING WHERE TO RETIRE?

August 20, 2019By Paula LundmarkRetirement Living

Picking a place to retire is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Too many people make that decision impulsively. They decide they want to live somewhere warm or with lower living costs or with a good health system.   Yes, finances, weather and good doctors are important, but so are social connections, political … Read More

National Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 23, 2019By Paula LundmarkEdenHill, News

Maybe you call her Nana. Maybe you call her Granny. Maybe you call her when you’re in trouble because you know she’ll be there for you at the drop of a hat. Whatever the case may be, today is her day. But it’s not just Grandma Day—oh no. This July 23, we celebrate National Gorgeous Grandma Day. … Read More

NATIONAL GIVE SOMETHING AWAY DAY

July 15, 2019By Paula LundmarkEdenHill, GIVING

Imagine a day when you could clean house and get rid of clutter, show someone that you care, gift small things to strangers, and generally making the world a better place. Yes, this day does, in fact, exist and on July 15 we celebrate National Give Something Away Day! HOW TO OBSERVE Buy a meal … Read More

NATIONAL SIMPLICITY DAY

July 12, 2019By Paula LundmarkLifeStyle & Activities, News

National Simplicity Day, July 12, honors transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, author, naturalist, philosopher, and historian. His book, Walden, is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The day advocates a life of simplicity. In our fast, ever-increasingly busy lifestyles, the observance encourages stepping back and looking at ways to simplify our lives. It’s an opportunity to … Read More

National Occupational Therapy Month

April 22, 2019By Paula LundmarkRehabilitation and Therapy

April is National Occupational Therapy Month and it’s the perfect opportunity to show our nation’s occupational therapists how much we appreciate everything they do to improve the lives of people with disabilities, people recovering from injuries and seniors who need assistance with their activities of daily living. At EdenHill Communities, we employ several occupational therapists, … Read More

Why Independent Living?

April 5, 2019By Paula LundmarkEdenHill, Independent Living

If you’re a senior who’s still living at home, you might be curious about what makes independent living such an attractive option for so many people in your situation. After all, the type of people who reside in independent senior living communities are just like you; they’re generally healthy, happy and need minimal assistance with … Read More

The Importance of Yearly Eye Exams for Seniors

March 7, 2019By Paula LundmarkWellness

Our eyes are our windows to the world, so it’s important to take care of them at every age. This need becomes even more vital after age 55. Eye exams are about more than just getting corrective lenses; they can also catch serious medical conditions that become more common as we age. While some of … Read More

Why you Should Consider a Nursing Career in Senior Care

January 14, 2019By Paula LundmarkCareers

If you’re a hospital nurse looking for a change of pace, you mayconsider looking into senior care at EdenHill Communities. Caring for seniors can be every bit as rewarding as working in a hospital without the same grueling schedule and chaotic work environment. To all the nurses out there, here are a few reasons why … Read More

Fall Prevention

June 25, 2018By Paula LundmarkIndependent Living, News

10 Quick Facts and Tips from the CDC’s Prevention Research Centers Program: Every year, one in three adults over age 64 falls, which puts them at a higher risk for falling again. Improve your balance and strength with exercise programs such as a Matter of Balance, Tai Chi, or Enhance Fitness. Reduce the amount of … Read More