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Winter Wellness Tips for Seniors

Winter Wellness Tips for Seniors

Health and wellness go hand in hand. They also seem to become more important as we age. With our dim and chilly Minnesota winters, it can be difficult to stay focused on wellness throughout the season. But these winter wellness tips for seniors offer a few simple ways to maintain good health even if the weather outside is frightful. Stay Active Indoors Staying active as we age helps maintain muscle and strength, prevent …

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4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Seasonal Depression in Seniors

4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Seasonal Depression in Seniors

With winter on the way, it’s important to be aware of the associated physical and mental health risks for older adults. While Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as seasonal depression, is common among all ages, seniors may have a higher risk of developing it. But depression is not a normal part of growing older, and with proper care, seasonal depression in seniors can be prevented and treated. Read on to learn more. What …

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Staying Safe and Having Fun

Although group activities may not be currently happening, we’ve been staying safe and having fun in other ways here at The Willows of Arbor Lakes!  Residents continue to keep busy in their apartments with coloring, word puzzles, video calls with family, jigsaw puzzles, crafts, and more! Our staff has also been providing room-to-room service with treat carts. Our recent mimosa and cookie cart was a hit! ?? Enjoying the beautiful weather and sunshine …

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