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5 Ways to Stay Physically Fit in Cold Weather

Winter health tips often mention staying warm and avoiding falls. But one of the most important winter health tips for seniors is to stay active. Physical activity during the winter months helps you reduce the risk of falling, maintain your independence, and lower the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and other illnesses. Here …

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What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

At first glance, the senior living landscape can be a confusing place. There are 55+ communities, retirement communities with limited health services, and continuing care retirement communities. For many seniors and their families, a continuing care retirement community makes a lot of sense. You can move into an independent living residence — spending more time doing …

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What Are the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s?

You walk into a room and momentarily forget why you went there. Or you see someone you know and can’t remember their name, though it comes to you later. Are you losing your marbles? Or is it just a senior moment, nothing to worry about? If memory problems are affecting your daily life, it could …

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Teaching Seniors to Use Technology

Despite what you may have heard, adults age 50 and older are adopting smartphones, wearables, smart speakers, and smart home technology at nearly the same rate as adults ages 18 to 49. But the older you are, the less likely you are to jump on the tech bandwagon. That’s understandable. Adults over 70 didn’t grow …

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How to Find the Right Senior Living Apartment for You

Selecting a senior independent living apartment that meets all your needs may seem daunting, especially when you have a lifetime of possessions to think about. But paring down your possessions and moving to a smaller space has its benefits. At a senior living community like StoneRidge, you don’t have to worry about maintenance, and opportunities …

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Choosing the Right Retirement Community

Finding the right community for you is a lot easier when you know what to look for in a senior living community. The first step in choosing the right retirement community is to write down what your priorities are. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before you start comparing your senior living options. …

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Rotary Names StoneRidge’s Lewis Paul Harris Fellow

July 17, 2020:  Shannon Lewis, lead residency counselor at StoneRidge Senior Living Community, was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary of Mystic. With this award, Lewis was recognized for her contributions to the local district through her enthusiastic participation in Rotary, following in the ideals of its founder.  Fellow member Nancy Lee MacMillan …

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StoneRidge Counselor Named President of Mystic Women’s Club

July 17, 2020:  Shannon Lewis, lead residency counselor at StoneRidge Senior Living Community, was named president of the Mystic Women’s Club at the group’s June meeting.  She succeeds outgoing President Sue Rieger and will hold the term for two years. Lewis has been a member of the Mystic Women’s Club for three years.  Most recently …

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Stress Management Activities for Seniors

As we age, stress has a greater impact on our overall health. Our bodies have less physical resilience to stress in older age, caused by aging brain cells’ reduced ability to process stress-producing hormones — which can then contribute to other age-related health issues. Chronic senior stress can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases like …

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