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January 20

Why is Where More Important than How?

For those who find themselves lonely because of isolation, why not move to an environment that provides a wealth of opportunities to socialize with friends old and new and participate in social, recreational, educational and wellness activities and programs. More and more research indicates that social interaction is one of the biggest keys to successful aging.

December 21

Assisted Residents Share Holiday Memories

In keeping with the spirit of the season, I wanted to share with you some favorite holiday memories from residents of the assisted living communities Gardant operates.

December 9

…And to All a Good Night!

Universally, industry health experts recommend that adults get between 7-9 hours of sleep every night. Sleep is considered an essential function necessary to maintaining and maximizing health, safety, and quality of life.

December 1

A Winter of Shivers and Older Adults

Prepare for a Winter of Shivers, predicts the 2022 Old Farmers’ Almanac. Bone-chilling temperatures are expected across much of the United States. With the meteorological start of winter occurring on Dec. 1, please remember that cold weather can cause hypothermia and older adults are especially vulnerable.

November 24

Winter Holidays Perfect Time to Consider Assisted Living

The period of time from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day can be hectic. On top of everything else you have to do, there is the decorating, shopping, cooking, gift wrapping, get-togethers with family and friends, and holiday parties. At the same time, the holiday season can be the perfect time of year to consider assisted living.

November 9

The Benefits of Sunlight

Sunlight is very important for our wellbeing. Here are some important factors to “bring to light”. 

October 19

Finding the Medicare Plans that Best Meet Your Needs in the New Year

For those of us on Medicare, this is a very important time of year. As the Medicare Open Enrollment Period continues, compare the plans available for 2022 that will best work for you and your loved ones.

October 5

The ‘C’ Word—Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During the month of October people pause to show their love and support for the millions of lives that have been affected by breast cancer.

August 3

Celebrating the Watermelon

Today, Aug. 3, is National Watermelon Day here in the United States. We pay homage to this juicy, delicious berry, which is considered a member of the cucumber, pumpkin, and squash family.  

July 19

Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft, Scams

Calls about scams and identity theft are one of the most prevalent calls the [Police] department gets.. The reason why is that identity theft is a high reward, low risk crime. The chances of being caught are slim, particularly because the scammers usually operate from outside the United States.