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

National Physical Therapy Month: What You Need to Know

October 30, 2019By Rachel ClarkLifeStyle & Activities, News, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Wellness

October is National Physical Therapy Month. This month-long event, designated by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), raises public awareness of the many benefits of physical therapy (PT). PT is useful in improving mobility, recovering from injury, managing pain and chronic conditions, and as a supplement or even alternative to pain management with opioids. Who … Read More

It’s A Colorful Life

September 14, 2019By Jenna GullickLifeStyle & Activities

September 14th National Coloring Day Time to grab your colored pencils, crayons, or markers of choice because it’s National Coloring Day! Find yourself an adult coloring book or print out an image to be filled in. Coloring is not just for kids, in fact there are several notable benefits that come along with this relaxing … 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

The WHEEL Designers

July 26, 2019By Jenna GullickEdenHill, Exercise, Healthy Living, LifeStyle & Activities

Starting August 5th, the Wheel of Exercise will begin. Contestants will spin the wheel, complete tasks, solve puzzles, and have fun while working towards getting the most points. There has been much preparation for this event, with the most important component being the wheel. Here at EdenHill communities, we have a woodshop available to our … 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