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305 West End Assisted Living Blog

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5 Healthy Eateries on the Upper West Side

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Feb 16, 2021 8:15:00 AM

From the trendy Oxbow Tavern to the more traditional Café Luxemborg, there’s no shortage of fine dining establishments on the Upper West Side. While we enjoy a succulent steak-frites with a robust glass of wine, our waistline (and doctor!) would be happier if our diet included healthier dishes more often. If you are searching for lighter fare or plant-based meals, there are plenty of healthy eateries on the Upper West Side to satisfy.

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Categories: Entertainment and Leisure

How to Sleep Better: Top Tips for Improving Sleep

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Feb 12, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Poor sleep is a common complaint for many. According to a survey conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, more than half of Americans say they aren’t sleeping well, and wish they could sleep better. Lack of restorative sleep can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from irritability and forgetfulness to a weakened immune system and high blood pressure. Doctors recommend between 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night; however, most Americans fall far short of that goal. Thankfully, there is a lot you can do to improve your sleep quality. Discover how to sleep better and more soundly with these simple tips. Sweet dreams!

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Celebrating American Heart Month: 6 Heart Healthy Tips

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Feb 6, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Your heart is an amazing muscle. It beats approximately 100,000 times per day – delivering blood and oxygen throughout your body – all without conscious effort on your part. Helping you keep your heart healthy and strong is the goal of the American Heart Association, and the focus of American Heart Month – celebrated every February. Heart disease remains a major health concern for adults – especially for seniors over the age of 65. Left untreated, heart disease can cause a heart attack or stroke. Leading a heart healthy lifestyle doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive, but it does require a willingness to change. We gathered some practical tips for keeping your heart healthy and happy – just be sure to check with your doctor before making changes to your diet, or starting a new exercise program.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

3 Health & Wellness Podcasts Perfect For Older Women

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jan 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

There’s so much to learn about health and wellness, but with new information published almost daily, keeping up can be overwhelming. How can you make your health and wellness a priority while still fitting it into your daily schedule? 

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

How to Create an Easy Indoor Garden Space

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jan 12, 2021 8:00:00 AM

You don’t need to wait for spring to enjoy beautiful greenery, fresh herbs, and even delicious vegetables. Indoor gardening is a hobby that is not only enjoyable for many people, but comes with several benefits, too.

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Categories: Entertainment and Leisure

Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jan 8, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In this new blog series, The Caregiver’s Toolkit for Alzheimer's and Dementia, we are offering in-depth resources for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia. 

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Categories: Caregiver Corner

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