New Tool Aims to Simplify Finding Senior Care

Can technology assist in the search for quality senior care? Apps such as Seniorly simplify the process by making it easy to book a short-term stay in an assisted living community.

https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/09/12/new-tool-aims-to-simplify-finding-senior-care/

Art Projects support Intercultural Awareness Program at Senior Residence in Munich, Germany

Around the world, artists are creating exhibitions that have the potential to make a real difference in the lives of seniors. Projects such as this one at a facility in Germany can evoke stories from the past and spark communication among seniors.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/art-projects-support-intercultural-awareness-program-senior-h%C3%A4rteis

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!

 

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/