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What Are The Most Common Types of Dementia?

There was once a time where confusion and forgetfulness were just thought to be a natural part of the aging process. In reality, however, most adults should remain able and alert as they enter into their golden years. If you or a loved one have recently been experiencing symptoms associated with memory loss, it may […]

Top Date Ideas for Seniors

Love and romance will continue to blossom as you enjoy your golden years. However, you may grow tired of the same old “dinner and a movie” typical date night. Whether it’s your first date or fiftieth anniversary, these fun dates will keep you both entertained from start to finish. Plan a Picnic When the weather […]

Downsizing Tips for Seniors

Whenever you make a big move in life, it’s a good idea to take a look at which items in your home are necessities and which items can be donated. While there’s no question that moving into a continuing care retirement community can be an exciting, but sometimes stressful, process, downsizing can actually be very […]

HHH “Bag Ladies” Brighten Residents’ Days

Havenwood Heritage Heights has a “Bag Lady!”  In fact, we have two of them – Mother and Daughter, Erica and Emma Zelonis who work in the HHH Dining Services Department.  As you see them perform their day-to-day tasks in the dining room, one might think they are doing the general tasks of a food service […]

Havenwood Heritage Heights’ Delectable Dining Services

Maintaining a healthy and well-balanced diet is an important responsibility that we all must pay attention to as we age. With the help of a balanced diet, seniors are better able to maintain a healthy weight, get the nutrients they need and keep their energy up. Additionally, eating healthier means that you can easily lower […]

The Health Benefits of Coffee & Tea

Antioxidants are guaranteed to be in all colorful fruits and vegetables, but did you know coffee and tea provides potentially healthy antioxidant benefits too? Though researchers have not determined a particular mechanism antioxidants play in some disease preventing effects. Studies are being done and are linking coffee including decaf, to lowering the risk of heart […]

Why is Your Weight Important As You Age?

Maintaining your weight is important to your future health status. As people age, they lose some muscle mass, therefore increasing frailty. The rate you burn calories at is less, especially if you are not an active person. To prevent muscle mass loss and weight gain, one needs to eat fewer empty calories. This means you […]

5 Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors | National Nutrition Month

Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do — no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Food provides nutrients you need as you age. The following are some tips to choose foods for better health, at this stage of life. Drink plenty of fluids: […]

Does Location Matter When Choosing an Assisted Living Community?

There are many different factors that families may consider when choosing the right assisted living community for their family members. Everything from the level of care offered to cost and amenities should come into question. But what about location? Recent studies have shown that 60 percent of seniors moved into communities that were located in […]

5 Signs of Vision Problems as You Age

For seniors, eye health is a very important issue that shouldn’t be neglected. Age-related vision problems are very common but, if they are caught early, most can be treated with minimal effort. Regular eye exams are important at any age but for seniors, they are one of the best ways to avoid vision problems. If it’s […]