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

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

Just breathe….

July 2, 2019By Sarah CurrieHealthy Living, LifeStyle & Activities, Spiritual, Wellness

Have you ever noticed that when you’re anxious, or agitated, or even just preoccupied with your thoughts, you’re likely not breathing as deeply or well as is really advisable?   There’s a reason the age-old guidance for pausing before reacting under stress is “take a breath.”   Strange that an autonomic bodily function can be so readily … Read More

Don’t Hide, Get Outside!

April 25, 2019By Jenna GullickHealthy Living, Wellness

The sun is out and you should be too! There are numerous health benefits to being outdoors in nature and removing yourself from your everyday routine. Something as simple as seeing the green grass or a stream of water can provide increased feelings of renewal, restoration, and spiritual connectedness. Being at EdenHill, we are only … Read More

Spring into Fitness

March 20, 2019By Jenna GullickExercise, Healthy Living, Wellness

The bluebonnets are here, the sun is shining, and it’s time to get outdoors! Good weather brings us the perfect opportunity to take a friend to Landa Park for a stroll or hop in the pool for some water aerobics. It’s wonderful to have many options available to be active and if you’re looking for … Read More