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Practicing Your Faith at a Retirement Community

Practicing Your Faith at a Retirement Community

A person’s spiritual beliefs should transcend living arrangements. Thus, you should never be asked or pressured to give up your faith just because you're moving to a senior living community. At Abe’s Garden Community, we provide a safe environment offering access to...

5 Benefits of Senior Living for Singles

5 Benefits of Senior Living for Singles

The desire for connection and human interaction is natural, and it persists throughout one’s life. In fact, not meeting these needs can lead to isolation, loneliness and serious health issues.  According to the 2019 Administration on Aging’s Profile of Older...

The 5 Perks of Downsizing in Retirement

The 5 Perks of Downsizing in Retirement

Moving from your family home can feel overwhelming. Indeed, it is a significant change that may require a lot of consideration. Your home holds memories. It has your stamp on it. Perhaps it even represents your hard work over a long career.    However, you...

Park Manor is Now Abe’s Garden Community!

Park Manor is Now Abe’s Garden Community!

We’ve heard the questions. People are asking, “Is Park Manor gone?” Well, the name is gone, but the community is still going strong! Abe’s Garden Community is new in name only – Park Manor’s independent and assisted living residences are now included under the Abe’s...

10 Senior Living Questions To Ask a Retirement Community

10 Senior Living Questions To Ask a Retirement Community

Gathering the Right Information from Your Visits The best way to get acquainted with a senior living community is to schedule a visit. A lot of information can be gleaned from websites, but there is nothing quite like experiencing what they offer in person.  But...

How To Find the Right Senior Living Community in 2022

How To Find the Right Senior Living Community in 2022

Sometimes, the very thought of finding a retirement community is overwhelming. Older adults are seeking a better quality of life and more advanced levels of care. But many have no idea where to begin. According to data by the National Investment Center for Seniors...

How Creative Activities Promote Healthy Aging

How Creative Activities Promote Healthy Aging

Most of us know the basic habits that lead to a healthy lifestyle:  Don’t smoke Get enough sleep Eat a nutritious diet Exercise regularly But there’s an often overlooked aspect that plays a significant role in health.  Creative activities can improve...

Current Wellness Trends in Senior Living

Current Wellness Trends in Senior Living

When you think of senior living, do you think about care options, or do you think about wellness options? “There has been a seismic shift in the way senior living is approaching lifestyles in their communities,” says Judy Given, Senior Director of Campus Development...

REMINISCENT THERAPY

REMINISCENT THERAPY

by Malloree Grimes Reminiscent or Reminiscence Therapy benefits seniors living with dementia by using all senses – sight, touch, taste and sound – to help evoke happy memories from past experiences. This therapy has been proven to improve self-esteem, boost mood,...

Three Benefits of Tai Chi

Three Benefits of Tai Chi

Known as “Moving Meditation,” Tai Chi is a centuries-old inner martial art deeply rooted in Chinese medicine that is enjoyed by our Independent and Assisted Living residents, as well as Abe’s Garden Community Group participants. The practice is a focused blend of...