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Boost Your Immune System with these Fruits and Vegetables

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Sep 22, 2020 1:30:00 PM

The keys to a happier and healthier cold and flu season might be as close as your kitchen – or specifically what’s in your kitchen. In addition to regular exercise, getting enough sleep, and reducing stress, including foods rich in vitamins and antioxidants regularly in your diet is a great way to support your immune system. Before your next trip to the market, see our suggestions for what foods to include in your cart.

Citrus fruit like oranges, lemons and grapefruit are high in vitamin C.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Sep 15, 2020 1:45:00 PM

Assuming the role of caregiver for a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, or other memory-related cognitive disorder, can be overwhelming. Fear of the unknown, combined with the reality of taking care of your loved one’s daily needs, can leave you feeling drained – physically, mentally and emotionally. While undoubtedly stressful, serving as a caregiver can be a rich and rewarding experience. Following are some practical tips and resources that can help make your journey easier.

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Categories: Caregiver Corner

Assisted Living — Is It Right For You, or a Loved One?

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Sep 8, 2020 12:42:00 PM

Many older adults picture themselves living at home for the rest of their lives. This makes sense, after all - home is a comfortable and familiar place. 

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Simple Mediterranean Diet Recipes You Can Prepare at Home

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Sep 4, 2020 11:15:00 AM

Spending more time at home means many people are rediscovering the joys of preparing meals. And whipping up a healthy, delicious meal or snack is a great way to spend some time.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Health Benefits and Types of Yoga: What You Need to Know

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Aug 18, 2020 2:30:00 PM

Originating in ancient India, yoga has become a popular exercise option – either on its own, or as a supplement to an established fitness routine. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi, there is a style of yoga for everyone and to suit almost every need. With so many types to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start and more importantly, how yoga can improve your health. Before you step onto your mat, learn about the different styles of yoga, as well as how a regular practice can help you stay healthy.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

A Look at Today's Sophisticated Assisted Living Offerings

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Aug 18, 2020 10:49:00 AM

These days, it’s becoming easier than ever to find products and services that fit your lifestyle — from pop-up beauty shops to premium gym memberships to ethically-raised eggs in your local store. 

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