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Brain Truths & Myths

Boulder, CO
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Our understanding of the human brain has exploded over the last couple decades, yet many misconceptions still exist. Test your knowledge with the following true/false quiz. Answers are at the end. The human brain does not grow new brain cells or change its structure at a cellular level. “Use it or...


How the Inter-Generational Campus Will Change Senior Housing


There are many changes in the realm of senior care, everything from improved rehabilitation equipment, remote-monitoring or telehealth equipment and so much more. One of the changes that has been highlighted recently is how inter-generational exchanges can have a positive effect in the senior care sector...


Four Facts About Personal Care Communities


Don’t wait until an emergency arises to discuss your future care plans. As you continue to age, your level of care increases. And, just because you’re aging doesn’t mean you should compromise your independence. Personal care communities are revolutionizing the quality of care to shed pesky stereotypes....


We’ve Started a Little Spreadsheet…


We regularly sit down in our sales office with individuals who get right to the point: “We are visiting many communities, and we’ve started a spreadsheet to compare them objectively.” Honestly, we love this approach… even if it is all wrong in the end. We love the spreadsheet because when the time comes...


Your Brain: Top Ten Things You Need to Know


Taking care of your brain is just as important as taking care of your body. Below are the top ten things you should know about brain health as you age. Use it or lose it. Exercising your brain is key to maintaining its functioning. Do things that are new and challenging to best work your brain....


Choices & Adventures Go Hand-in-Hand!


Many retirement communities offer a continuum of care services to meet the varying needs of their residents. From maintenance, medications, meals, and more, there are many ways that communities serve their populations. But although services and amenities help us quantify the value of a retirement community...


When We Should Stop Using the Word “Still”


“My uncle is 83 and still drives.” “My grandma is 90 and still goes out dancing.” “My step-father is approaching 74 and still runs a mile each day.” Do you see anything wrong with the language above? It’s the word “still.” For many of us, using “still” this way in a sentence is automatic. We...


The Senior Life Walk


History is not just what we read in books.  It is in our lives. Have you ever stopped to consider who might be interested in the stories we have to tell?  Perhaps our children or family, but increasingly historians are seeking to preserve accounts of times gone by.  In 2000, the Library of Congress...


The Joy of Lifelong Learning


I’m often asked, “What is the difference between ‘Lifelong Learning’ and ‘Education’ as we typically think of it?”  Obviously, the similarities are many, but behind this question is usually an important distinction between the way many of us were taught and the way we want to learn.   Generally speaking,...

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