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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

McClellan Starting COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Process for Assisted Living Residents

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Dec 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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.

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Maintaining Wellness: October 10 is World Mental Health Day

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Oct 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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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Tags: Senior Health

What are the Risk Factors and Causes of Osteoporosis?

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Sep 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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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Vitamins for Seniors: Which Ones are the Most Beneficial?

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Mar 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

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.

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Tags: Senior Health, McClellan Senior Living

7 Tips for Seniors to Strengthen Their Immune System

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Feb 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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.

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Tags: Senior Health, Senior Living Tips

6 Tips to Improve Communication with Seniors with Hearing Impairments

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Dec 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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.

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Tags: Senior Health, Senior Living Tips

Convenient and Safe Senior Transportation Options

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Sep 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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. 

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Tags: Social Wellness, Senior Health, Senior Living Tips, McClellan Senior Living

McClellan Senior Living Answers: What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Aug 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

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. 

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Tags: Senior Health, Alzheimer's & Dementia

Earning a Deficiency Free Survey from Alabama Department of Health

Posted by McClellan Senior Living on Jul 18, 2019 12:31:42 PM | 2 minute read

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).

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