National COPD Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

November 25, 2019By Rachel ClarkEdenHill, Healthy Living, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Wellness

November is National COPD Awareness Month. According to the CDC-Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. It includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD makes breathing difficult for the 16 million Americans who have this disease. Millions more people suffer from COPD, but have … Read More

Alzheimer’s: Scientists Discover Critical Time Window to Halt Disease

November 14, 2019By Rachel ClarkAlzheimer's, Assisted Living, Caregiver, Caregiving, Dementia, EdenHill, Memory Cafe, Memory Support, Nursing, Senior Care, Skilled Nursing

In a new study, researchers have made a big development in understanding how Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain. They discovered a critical period of time where medical intervention could halt its onset. The research was conducted by a team at the University of Southampton. A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the accumulation of tau … Read More

Can Playing Games Really Help Older Adults Stay Healthy and Happy? You Bet!

November 7, 2019By Rachel ClarkEdenHill, Healthy Living, LifeStyle & Activities, Wellness

For older adults, games represent so much more than a fun pastime; they offer an array of mental and physical benefits. The biggest perk seniors get from playing games comes from the interactions they have with others. Approximately 20% to 30% of seniors regularly experience isolation and loneliness. Unfortunately, loneliness doesn’t just make seniors feel … Read More

“To everything there is a season…”

September 19, 2019By Sarah CurrieEdenHill, Spiritual

Maybe it was the moon—did you see it? The glorious full moon that blessed us with its brilliance this cycle—so bright it woke me up in the middle of the night, shining through my half-closed blinds. Maybe it was that one wonderful rain shower that swept through town, for a few marvelous moments, bringing cool … Read More

Wheel of Exercise

September 3, 2019By Jenna GullickEdenHill, Exercise, LifeStyle & Activities, Wellness

Our three week, Wheel of Exercise event has come to an end. From completing tasks to solving puzzles, our residents stayed busy and enjoyed their time playing. Their competitive spirit really shined and their determination to keep going was fun to watch. I’m so proud of all of their efforts and I’d like to share … Read More