Moving into an assisted living community can be very emotional. It's important to prepare the new home to match familiar routines as quickly as possible. If the relative enjoys playing games online, make sure the computer is up with Internet connection. If watching a DVD movie is her preference, arrange for utilities to turn on before moving and the TV and DVD player set up and organized before you leave for the evening. Remember to set out treasured items and photographs too
According to CNN, there are more than 1.7 million WWII Veterans still alive today. The majority of veterans are currently residing in senior homes. Here at Coronado Retirement Village, on a daily basis we hand the microphone to our unsung heroes and let them share their stories of honor and courage. Ray Volpi a retired Naval Aviator states: “It is more than just a job defending our country, it is our duty.” To all the veterans in and out of Assisted Living, we salute you!
Many local Coronado Restaurants offer senior discounts such as: a free cup of morning coffee, buy-one-get-one-free menu specials, early-bird discounts, special senior menus or a percentage off the total meal. It is important to ask about senior discounts before ordering because the discounts are not always advertised. What age a person is considered "senior" varies considerably amongst different restaurants. Many of the national chain restaurants offer discounts for anyone b
Older adults are the largest users of prescription medication and also the most vulnerable to adverse reactions. In the US, an estimated 3 million older adults are admitted to nursing homes due to drug-related problems at an estimated annual cost of more than $14 billion. Approximately 30% of hospital admissions of older adults are drug related. There is a wide variety of factors that place community-dwelling older adults at risk for problems in medication management. After
According to the Arts Council, participation in dance has increased a staggering 83% over the last four years. A person's risk for heart attacks can be decreased extensively by dancing 30 minutes for five days a week. Here at Coronado Retirement Village, we have some residents that are coming upon the age of 100 quite quickly, yet they are the most active on our dance floor. People tend to say age is just a number, and that goes for the those who throw their walking canes to