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December 03, 2019,

Senior Living, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Social Wellness

Bringing Good Cheer

The holidays can be a time of joy, sweet memories, favorite traditions, and togetherness—but as most as most of us know, the holidays can also magnify our feelings of loss or loneliness and leave us feeling blue. Seniors who have lost a spouse, experienced a debilitating illness, had family move away, or struggled with other difficulties can be especially vulnerable to the bluest of Christmases.

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November 05, 2019,

Aging, Senior Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Social Wellness

The Protective Power of Connection

Connection is the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship. - Brené Brown

It’s no secret that relationships can sustain us, but what does it really mean for seniors to have social support? It makes sense that being socially engaged with others can help us be our best selves. But it’s more than just a feeling. The science is clear—social support is essential for maintaining good physical and mental health. Positive, high quality social support is linked to stress resilience and better health outcomes. Considering that fact, it might not surprise you to learn that social isolation has been linked to increased cognitive decline.

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August 21, 2019,

Senior Living, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Social Wellness

Stay “in the loop” with LifeLoop

Here at Fieldstone Communities, we know that one of the biggest needs in senior living today is finding ways for residents to stay connected and engaged with family members. Studies show that family engagement can have a direct impact on the long-term health of seniors in residential living communities.

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July 02, 2019,

Aging, Senior Living, Activities

Joyful and Vibrant Fitness for Seniors

Staying Fit as You Age

Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

We all know that we need to exercise to stay healthy. And for seniors, the benefits of exercise are particularly significant. You don’t have to be a marathon runner or bodybuilder to exercise—there are many types of exercise that fit all abilities. A little bit of exercise will reward you with results beyond just toned muscles.

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June 04, 2019,

Aging, Alzheimer's, Senior Living, Memory Care

A Father’s Day Poem

This Father’s Day, we encourage you to spend time with family and friends to celebrate dads together. Though time and age can change each of us, the things that are unshakeable are our ties to one another.

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April 30, 2019,

Senior Living, Assisted Living, Independent Living

Celebrating Mother’s Day at a Distance

If you and your mother don’t live in the same city, it can be challenging to celebrate Mother’s Day and honor her in the way you’d like to. Here are some ideas to make it a special day, even if you can’t be together.

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March 01, 2019,

Senior Living, Moving

4 Downsizing Tips for Seniors

Downsizing is often part of the transition to independent or assisted living. At Fieldstone Communities, we understand that this can be an overwhelming process; sorting through a life’s worth of belongings and memories can be a challenging experience for some. 

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February 19, 2019,

Senior Living, Fieldstone Communities, Social Wellness

Life Enrichment | Program Spotlight

Fieldstone Memory Care Wenatchee is living up to its mission statement:

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January 15, 2019,

Senior Living, Employee Spotlight

Maryam Karimi | Employee Spotlight

Fieldstone Memory Care Issaquah is excited to announce our MedTech, Maryam Karimi, in this month’s Employee Spotlight!

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January 01, 2019,

Alzheimer's, Senior Living, Memory Care

Recognizing Cognitive and Memory Impairments in Loved Ones

Many people consider forgetfulness a natural part of getting older – losing your keys, forgetting words, missing an appointment. However, sometimes these simple, forgetful moments are a symptom of memory impairment or something more serious.

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