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305 West End Assisted Living Blog

305 West End Assisted Living Blog

Fascinating Upper West Side Monuments & Memorials to Explore

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Nov 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM

New York City’s Upper West Side is steeped in history and culture -- with reminders of prior eras sprinkled along Riverside Drive in the form of monuments and memorials. 

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Categories: City Living

5 Time Management Tips for Caregivers

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Nov 4, 2020 2:44:40 PM

Caregivers know all too well that there are many tasks to complete in any given 24-hour period. We’ve put together some time management tips for caregivers which may help ease the stress of scheduling doctor’s appointments, managing home health aides, or arranging transportation and recreational activities. Additional tasks like these, piled on top of their regular to do list, leaves some caregivers wishing they could clone themselves.

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Categories: Caregiver Corner

Enjoy Autumn in Manhattan: Places to Visit off the Beaten Path

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Oct 27, 2020 4:32:21 PM

Living in New York City is magical no matter the season; however, there is something extra special about the City in the fall. From attending street festivals to leaf-peeping in Central Park, there is so much to see and do. If you are searching for quieter ways to enjoy the season this year though, you can avoid the crowds by exploring some of these hidden gems around the City.     

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Categories: City Living

How to Support an Older Loved One (Virtually)

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Oct 26, 2020 8:36:00 AM

Living in a different state, busy schedules, illness, or other obligations – there are a variety of reasons why it might be difficult to regularly connect with older loved ones. With a little forethought, and some help from technology, it is possible to support your loved one between in-person visits. 

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Categories: Caregiver Corner

Strategies for Fueling Your Body Before, During, and After Exercise

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Oct 21, 2020 12:01:00 PM

Exercise and good nutrition are two of the pillars of a healthy lifestyle. If you are investing the time and effort in a daily exercise routine, you probably want to know how nutrition can support your fitness. 

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

5 Strategies for Overcoming Loneliness in Older Adults

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Oct 16, 2020 11:37:00 AM

There are numerous reasons older adults can feel lonely. Recent retirees can struggle with a loss of identity or sense of purpose that a career can provide. Often overlooked, but no less important are the daily social interactions experienced while at work – lunch with co-workers or quick chats around the water cooler. Perhaps there are mobility issues or embarrassment about a medical condition preventing regular meetups with friends and family. With so many challenging circumstances – both internal and external – it is understandable why so many older adults struggle with feelings of loneliness and isolation.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition