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

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

8 Long-Term Health Benefits of Volunteering

April 1, 2019By Terry JacksonVolunteer

April is Volunteer appreciation month. If you’re already volunteering, here’s to you! The impact of volunteerism can be felt in communities of all shapes and sizes. Wherever it occurs, volunteering exists to help others. But volunteerism’s best-kept secret is this: it’s good for you, too. Why should you be eager to volunteer? 1. Volunteering boosts … 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

Differing Tastes As We Age

March 19, 2019By Lwiindi Mumba, RDN, LDHealthy Living, Nutrition

Have you ever noticed how food starts tasting differently as you age? Some foods you used to love just don’t have the same effect on you anymore, or some foods you absolutely could not even stand the smell of… you are suddenly okay with? You are certainly not alone in this – it is just … Read More

Financial elder fraud reports are rampant; amount reaches $1.7 billion

March 13, 2019By Terry JacksonLifeStyle & Activities, Technology

The number of reports of financial fraud against older adults has quadrupled since 2013, with 63,500 filed reports describing more than $1.7 billion in actual losses or attempted thefts in 2017, according to a report released Wednesday by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The report’s statistics are based on suspicious activity reports filed with the federal … Read More