Healthy Eating is more important than ever as we start to age. You might remember the food pyramid, but the USDA recently unveiled a simpler way to help people see what they should eat each day. It’s called MyPlate (https://www.choosemyplate.gov/). The simple graphic on the site shows exactly how the five food
If you’ve never spent time with the residents of Summerset Senior Living, you might not know that our assisted living facilities are home to some wonderful people with amazing stories to share. Our residents’ perspectives on life are the type that only those who have been blessed with longevity can tote, and can teach everyone
If you’ve noticed our pictures on Facebook and Instagram, you might have noted that one of our favorite things to do with our residents is help them garden. We love assisting them in getting a green thumb workout, and there are health benefits to spending time near gardens, as well! Did you know that horticulture
It’s a well known fact that exercise is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Besides helping us to stay at our ideal weight, it also strengthens cardiovascular health, improves bone strength, increases flexibility, and keeps our muscles active and efficient; it even helps provide oxygen to our brain!
Caregiving is a singular situation that might result in feelings of loneliness or isolation, and in turn, guilt for experiencing those negative feelings. Caretakers shouldn’t have to deal with these feelings alone; instead, we encourage our Caretaker community to reach out to people that can empathize with the challenges of caretaking.
Personal touches are incredibly important to make you feel comfortable and at ease during your stay, in surroundings that are homey and familiar. Whether you or your loved one is moving into our senior assisted living apartments, is here for Memory Care, or is checking in for a Respite Stay, we encourage self-expression and personalization to make the experience that much more positive.