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8 Ways Google Home or a Personal Assistant Can Help Your Parents

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Smart speakers like Alexa or Google Home are a superior choice over other digital devices due to their user-friendly features, making your parents’ lives easier through a few simple voice commands.

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6 Heart-Healthy Food Ideas Your Senior Parents Will Enjoy

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Diet is a significant determinant of overall health, particularly the heart. Read on to discover the six heart-healthy foods to include in your senior’s diet.

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6 Amazing Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors and Caregivers

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Gardening is a leisure activity that can lower stress, boost immunity, enhance brain function, increase mobility, and strengthen relationships between parents and children while being with nature.

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3 Important Things to Know to Prevent Dehydration in Patients With Alzheimer’s

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Dehydration is one of the many struggles seniors with Alzheimer’s have. Know the signs and causes of Alzheimer’s in elderly people and how to prevent them from getting dehydrated.

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10 Recommended Wellness Checkups For Seniors

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Monitoring our health throughout life is vital as this essential practice does a great job at detecting early signs of some of the most serious health issues that come with age.

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4 Ways to Strengthen Bones in Seniors With Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, making them more fragile, brittle, and prone to being broken. The bad news is that if left untreated, bone loss can progress for […]

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The Angst of Alzheimer’s and How to Calmly Deal With Anger

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Giving care to seniors with Alzheimer’s is a top priority for families with older family members undergoing a significant cognitive decline. Continue reading to learn practical caregiving strategies and prevention tips to help deal with Alzheimer’s-related anger.

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What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and A Nursing Home?

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Choosing between assisted living or skilled nursing care for your parents might be challenging. Read on to learn more about their differences and similarities.

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14 Fun and Easy Craft Ideas You and Your Elder Loved Ones Can Do

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Are you looking for new recreational activities for your seniors to maintain a satisfying and happy life? Read on to discover this list of fourteen easy craft ideas seniors will enjoy.

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5 Sweet Treat Ideas Your Senior Family Members Will Enjoy

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Are your parents craving sweet treats? Numerous sweet treats are quick to make, wholesome, and delectable for your seniors. Read on to find out more.

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5 Easy-to-Do Pilates Chair Workouts Seniors Can Do to Improve Mobility

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Pilates is excellent for seniors since it provides numerous benefits despite being a low-intensity exercise. Discover five pilates chair workouts to improve seniors’ mobility.

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7 Healthy Light Dinner Ideas for Seniors That Are Easy to Prepare

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Getting fresh produce every week can be quite a challenge for most seniors with limited mobility, potentially resulting in malnutrition in the long run. Are you looking for new recipes to spice up your parents’ dinner time? Discover this list of seven easy-to-prepare light dinner ideas for seniors.

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WHAT OUR RESIDENTS SAY

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It has been almost 4 months since Mother moved in and she is finally settling down and feeling like she’s at home. I still appreciate all you did to help me with our move. Mother really likes the food, she says they make a wonderful salad every day. I would definitely say it’s the people at Wyndham that make the difference.

Andi Pastore

I have never regretted moving in here. I am the president of the Happy To Be Here Club!

Ralph Stark

Resident

It is such a friendly place.

Dottie Vaughn

Resident

I love living here, with all the activities, and the feel of home. I know I made the right choice.

Linda Preston

Resident

I was so lonely at home. Since I have moved here I have made friends and I feel like I’m part of a Family here.

Karen Porter

Resident

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8 Best Activities and Sports Seniors Will Enjoy

Are you looking for new ways to help your parents enjoy their retirement years even more? Introduce them to walking, water sports, badminton, taichi or yoga, walking soccer, fishing, cycling, and golf.

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