Walnuts: An Incredibly Healthy Snack

Shown by studies to ward off diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease, and Alzheimer’s, seniors and younger adults alike can benefit from this very healthy snack!

“It isn’t every day that research results in such simple advice–eating a handful of walnuts daily as a snack, or as a part of a meal, can help improve your cognitive health.”

https://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/676bc07d77386f739b705f40ddc3e720.htm

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Hilton Canopy hotel to connect visitors with West Village shopping, dining, culture

“Canopy by Hilton will offer a new accommodation for guests who seek high-end touches and easy access to local culture, art, museums and historical landmarks. Each Canopy by Hilton hotel’s love of local will be expressed through design, food, drink, art and local know-how. Canopy by Hilton hotels will also feature locally-inspired design; partnerships and programming with local art and music programs; neighborhood fitness options, including bikes and jogging routes; and a welcome gift from the neighborhood.”

http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/blog/morning_call/2016/01/hilton-canopy-hotel-to-connect-visitors-with-west.html

Exclusive: Cityplace, Forest City to develop new West Village hotel and apartment tower

The Javelin Group is excited to be involved in the development of a new nine-story, 150-room hotel with a connected 24-story, 389-unit residential tower in the West Village.

According to Javelin president Alan Naul, “The West Village has created this walkable environment and street presence, which was Canopy’s biggest criteria in selecting a neighborhood. This isn’t Hilton’s biggest brand, but it’s a new brand geared around a quality lifestyle.”

http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2016/01/07/exclusive-cityplace-forest-city-to-develop-new.html

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4 Ways Video Games Are Good For You

Pass the controller to Grandma! Studies have shown video games stimulate the minds of seniors and can improve their overall health and longevity. Better cognitive function, memory, and balance are just a few benefits of playing video games for older adults.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/senior-health/can-video-games-keep-you-vital.aspx

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Volunteer to Help the Elderly

Celebrate the holiday season by giving back–start helping seniors in your community today! There are many opportunities to volunteer to make a difference in the lives of elderly in cities near you.

http://www.seniorcare.com/featured/volunteer-to-help-the-elderly

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St. Peters Memory Care Grand Opening!

The Javelin Group is pleased to announce the opening of The Villages of St. Peters Memory Care in St. Louis, MO!

We celebrated this Oct. 8 with a Cardinals-themed event, complete with baseball paraphernalia, a live swing band, and even Fredbird himself:

With your help, we are proud and thankful to have been able to play a part in raising $55,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association. A huge thank you to all who joined us for this occasion!

 

Photos from the Walk To End Alzheimer’s in St. Charles, MO

Here are some of our photos, including The Javelin Group founder, Alan Naul, and other Javelin Group team members from the recent Walk To End Alzheimer’s in St. Charles, MO:

Walk to End Alzheimer's in St. Charles, Missouri, 2015
(Click the photo to view all pictures in the photo album.)

We’re very pleased to have been one of the teams that raised the largest amounts to fight this devastating disease!

Thank you to all of our friends and partners who participated and donated in this historic event.

The Perks of Growing Older

Special discounts and programs specifically tailored to seniors can ensure that the “golden years” stay true to their name. This article by Everyday Health shows a number of ways seniors can make the most out of aging!

http://www.everydayhealth.com/senior-health/be-good-to-yourself.aspx

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The 5 Most Common Infections in the Elderly

Seniors are particularly at risk of developing certain infections that can be hard to recognize and dangerous if untreated. Awareness of the signs and symptoms of these conditions is the first step toward keeping our seniors healthy!

As one of our clients recently learned, probiotics can also help prevent C. diff and other gastrointestinal infections.

http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/2013-10-22-common-elderly-infections/