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3 Reasons to Live at McClellan Senior Living

Posted by McClellan Senior Living | 3 minute read

Where you live and choose to call “home” matters. Home is the place where you are free to be the truest form of yourself. It is where you feel like you belong and is the space in which you feel the most comfortable. Your home is a reflection of who you are.

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Starting the Conversation About Assisted Living

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Oct 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The idea of moving to assisted living can raise a variety of emotions for an individual - hesitation, resistance, fear - making it challenging to talk about it with someone you love. This is why it is important to know how to address the topic to make it as smooth and as positive as possible.

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Socializing in Senior Living: The Opportunities are Endless

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Sep 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Whether we think of ourselves as introverts, extroverts, or a combination of the two, we all still need some type of socialization. It is a major contributing factor to our mental and emotional health, and it can impact our physical health.

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The Meaning Behind the Purple Heart

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Aug 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Also known as the Badge of Military Merit, the Purple Heart is our nation’s oldest military award that is still presented to service members today. You have likely seen one before, but perhaps you were not aware of the significance and honor that the Purple Heart offers. 

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Take a Day to Get Away: Short Trips from Anniston, Alabama

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Jul 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

There are days when you just want to get away. To leave all your responsibilities and break up your daily routine with something different. While an extended vacation might be nice, it is not always a possibility. Fortunately, there is another way for you to take a break and recharge. Take a day trip!

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Healthy Aging & the Role that Socialization Plays

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Jun 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Socialization is important; it does not matter the stage of life. During adolescence, we learn and understand how to successfully communicate and socialize. As we age, we use this knowledge to interact with classmates and coworkers and build personal and professional relationships.

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Tags: Social Wellness, Senior Health

Wisdom & Advice from McClellan Senior Living's Veterans

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Apr 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Since our all-inclusive senior living community in Anniston, Alabama, resides on the grounds of former Fort McClellan, we have a special place in our hearts for veterans and members of the armed forces. We understand and appreciate all the sacrifices they made to defend our country, and through our lifestyle options and community amenities, we do our best to honor and support them.

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Seniors Can Stay Connected by Staying On Top of Communication Technology

Posted by Bob Shannon on Mar 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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Human beings thrive in relationships, and those who live in isolation tend to experience a lower quality of life than those who routinely interact with others. Personal connection is especially essential for the physical and mental well-being of older adults.

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4 Reasons to Consider Independent Living Sooner Rather Than Later

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Mar 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

For many, the idea of senior living is that it is meant only for individuals who need constant care and attention; however, this is not the case. While nursing care is one of the available options, senior living communities offer services for all lifestyle types. 

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Welcome Home: Creating a Sense of Community at McClellan Senior Living

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Feb 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Where you live matters. Your home should be your happy place and serve as your refuge. It needs to be a place where you feel the most comfortable; where you can be your true self. 

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