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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Our senior living community in Anniston, Alabama, provides residents and guests with the attention they need and the care they deserve. Through our blog, we hope to share information and resources that can help you or your loved one on their senior living journey.
We are excited to start the COVID-19 vaccine consent process for our Assisted Living residents. While we do not yet have the vaccine, we need to be prepared when we do receive it. The CDC states that the vaccination will be an important tool in stopping the spread of COVID-19.
We all have a routine. While these routines are useful in keeping us active and help us to accomplish our goals, it is also easy to get lost in the day to day activities and forget to check in with ourselves. When this happens, our mental health and wellness is often neglected.
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The International Osteoporosis Foundation states, “Osteoporosis affects an estimated 75 million people in Europe, USA, and Japan…Worldwide, 1 in 3 women over age 50 will experience osteoporotic fractures, as will 1 in 5 men aged over 50.”
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As we age, our vitamin and nutrient intake shifts. Certain vitamins or nutrients may require higher (or lower) doses because of how our bodies absorb them or due to the benefits they provide. However, other factors can contribute to nutrient intake, such as surgery or medication.
We all want to feel healthy and avoid illness; however, keeping our immune system strong gets more difficult with age. Furthermore, the likelihood of developing illnesses or health conditions increases as we grow older. Our bodies are less able to fight off these common infections that impact so many of us.
According to the National Institute on Aging, approximately one in three older adults between the ages of 65 and 74 have difficulty hearing. A variety of reasons can cause hearing loss, and seniors with hearing impairments may find it hard to have conversations with family and friends.
In an age of ever-growing convenience, it’s not unusual for one to leave the driving to someone else. If you’re ready to take your hands off the wheel and wish to be a passenger in a safe, secure mode of transportation in your day to day life, you’re one of many.
As Alzheimer’s disease awareness month approaches, McClellan Senior Living would like to discuss a brief history of Alzheimer’s disease and the progress made since its discovery. The question ‘What is Alzheimer’s disease?’ is still a fairly common one as awareness continues to spread. Even though researchers have made significant progress since its discovery, much is still unknown about the disease.
Sage Management, an Alabama based company with over 20 years of excellence in senior care, announced today that McClellan Senior Living, located on former Fort McClellan, obtained a Deficiency Free Annual Survey from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).