When Alzheimer’s disease or dementia strikes a loved one, using the correct terminology may not always be top of mind. In fact, even medical experts say they don’t understand everything about the diseases. So it’s no surprise that people often confuse the two terms, although the diseases they represent are quite different. How do Alzheimer’s […]
For a variety of reasons, today’s seniors love staying active. From working out to hanging out with friends — and a variety of activities in between — seniors know that staying active confers real benefits, like maintaining independence, improving sleep, reducing the risk of dementia, boosting cardiovascular fitness and more. When it comes to activities, […]
Few bonds in life are stronger than those between a grandparent and grandchild, and reading together creates lifelong, shared memories. Research has found that reading to youngsters has a number of benefits, including exposure to communication skills along with different types of people and situations. In honor of National Grandparents Day on Sept. 11, we’ve […]
HHH Resident Cindy Woods shared her story on video with us awhile ago. She recently came across these notes she had written as she prepared to share her story. Thank you for your kind words Cindy! Cynthia Woods- Resident Story from Havenwood Heritage Heights on Vimeo.
For our 2016 Annual Overnight Trip, twenty-three residents headed to Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Our trip began on Monday, August 15th, the first time we’ve gone to the coast “in season.” Past trips have typically been in the spring. Our first stop on the trip was Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens where we explored the beautiful […]
Do you have days when you could use a bit more energy? If you’re like most people, you may feel simply exhausted on occasion — but more often, you may experience an energy level that’s a little lower than you’d like. We’re surrounded by forces that seem designed to zap energy: negative people, stress, lack […]
Surveyors arrived Tuesday morning August 30, 2016 at 8am and quickly began the tasks to determine our compliance with federal regulations. The surveyors finished all of the required tasks in two days and they exited on August 31 at 3:45pm. Our results were fantastic! For the second year in a row, the health portion of […]