It's not a secret that the Centennial State is known for its signature red deserts and mountainous landscapes. However, your current vacation plans might be on hold due to recently recommended travel restrictions since the last holiday season. But no need to worry. The beautiful state of Colorado offers residents plenty of great alternatives that are not only breathtaking but also safe for you and your loved ones. Here are four great staycation ideas seniors might consider planning for this spring or summer.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that older adults "move more and sit less," and even adds that "some physical activity is better than none."This note from the CDC is important for seniors—and for anyone, really. It's easy to give up on movement goals when things get tough, you're tired or there simply doesn't seem to be enough time in the day. Many people also fall into the trap of making goals too big or feeling guilty if they don't meet their goals. That can turn into negative thinking, such as "If I can't walk that 2 miles today, I might as well do nothing."But you don't have to walk a few miles every day or take part in all the exercise classes offered at ViewPointe assisted living center. As the CDC says, sometimes some physical activity is better than none, so here are some tips for getting little bits of movement in throughout your day.
Just to be clear, we're not really talking about coffee pots specifically in this blog post. Coffee Pot is a game you can play in a group and a favorite of church youth events. Here's a quick run-down of how it works in case any seniors want to start up a round with friends or neighbors in one of the common areas of the ViewPointe assisted living community in Colorado Springs, CO.
Life is uncertain and can be scary — it’s certainly one of the messages that seems to resound with people across the globe in 2020. Choosing assisted living or another level of care at ViewPointe in Colorado Springs is one way seniors can combat the potential instability of life on earth. As a resident of the assisted living community, you can receive many positive encouragements and a foundation of health, security and fellowship. That includes services and amenities such as:
Moving into an assisted living community is a big change for many people, and even those that are looking forward to the many amenities and activities offered by their new home may be uncertain in the face of this change. The move might mean leaving a neighborhood someone has been a part of for decades. It could mean moving away from nearby family or a church where a senior had previously been involved.And while we at ViewPointe assisted living community in Colorado Springs, CO, believe that mov...
At ViewPointe assisted living in Colorado Springs, CO, you’ll find spacious assisted living apartments that you can easily make into an enjoyable home.We offer one-bedroom apartments with 650 square feet of living space that include separate bedroom and living spaces as well as kitchenettes, bathrooms and walk-in closets.Senior couples who want to make the move to assisted living together, those who would like more room to spread out or those who want companion or guest options might opt for the...
Kidney function declines with age, increasing the risk of kidney disease in older adults. Although you may not give your kidneys much thought on a day-to-day basis, these bean-shaped organs play an important role in keeping you healthy. If you're concerned about your kidneys, ask your doctor if these recommendations are right for someone with your health history.
Advances in technology have made it much easier to keep up with household chores, stay in touch with the people you love and perform everyday tasks. Some gadgets are especially good for helping people maintain active lifestyles as they age. Whether you need a better way to manage your medication regimen or an easier way to exercise, one of these gadgets might be able to help.
Many people, seniors included, are confused about the difference between a mail-order pharmacy and an online pharmacy. You might even hear some people use the terms interchangeably. Typically, a mail-order pharmacy contracts with your prescription insurance plan, and your insurer may also offer incentives to use that pharmacy. Online pharmacies aren't affiliated with your insurance company, and most don't accept any type of insurance, including Medicaid or Medicare.
Spring will soon surround the ViewPointe assisted living community. With spring comes many new growing things. Baby animals are synonymous with the Easter season for a reason: It sometimes seems like the entire world is being reborn.But the new buds and flowers — the spring chicks and baby bunnies — don't just represent newness. They represent growth. The world is always growing, but it's in spring that it's most clear to our eyes.