Fingernails, eyes, and hair represent more than just window dressing for the body. They are sometimes important markers of senior health, indicating the presence of potential issues that may not have manifested in other ways. Find out more about what your nails, eyes, and hair can tell you below, but remember that this isn't medical advice. If you have any concerns, make sure to see your medical provider or reach out to the staff at the assisted living community for help.
According to the NAMM Foundation, music has numerous cognitive and wellness benefits for older adults. Studies have shown that playing or listening to music stimulates certain parts of the brain, and that can help maintain or even build on cognitive functions including focus and memory. Plus, music can simply be enjoyable. It's a great way to worship, set your mood or simply create a lovely ambience in your assisted living apartment. Check out these ways you can enjoy music in your assisted living apartment or other small space.
Cambridge Court assisted living community in Kearney, NE, offers residents a variety of on-site services and lots of community fun. Among the many lifestyle amenities available, Cambridge Court schedules transportation to appointments, shopping and cultural events around the local area. But if you're looking to better enjoy your time indoors, why not get a few close friends together for a game night in your assisted living apartment or one of the common areas? Games are a great way to create your own fun if you've been stuck at home a lot during the winter or any other time. Here are seven games to try out.
The human body needs sugar to survive. Your brain actually uses sugar to perform all of its operations, such as remembering, learning and contemplating, so you literally can’t even think without the sweet stuff.The amount of sugar you take in and where it comes from can be a problem, though, and for many people, it's all about moderation. At Cambridge Court in Kearney, NE, we want to help seniors be healthy, and the caring staff are on hand to answer questions, help with diet plans and assist with anything else you need. You can also find out more about moderating sugar in your diet below.
Kierkegaard once said, “Boredom is the root of all evil — the despairing refusal to be oneself.” Even if you don’t share his radical and romanticized dislike of boredom, everyone can probably agree that being bored is, at the very least, super annoying. In extremes, this frustrating mental state can lead to — or be a sign of — mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Luckily, boredom can be easy to cure: All you need to do is discover the amazing and exciting possibilities all around you. At Cambridge Court, we want life to continue being adventurous (and not boring) for our residents, so here are five ways to cure boredom on the spot.
The floor plans at Cambridge Court offer 347 or 453 square feet of living space. While that might seem small if you’re moving from a larger family home, the intelligent floor plans ensure you have plenty of room for a bedroom, living area, kitchenette, bathroom and closet. And don’t forget that you’re able to spread out and spend time enjoying common areas, dining areas, and other amenities throughout the community.
For people of all ages, September often brings back-to-school vibes. Even if you're long out of school, when the weather starts to cool and the very first hints of fall arrive, you may foster memories of new shoes, new school supplies, and returning to the hustle of studies and school friendships.Even in 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic has set school districts scrambling for safe ways to open, you may have seen signs of this back-to-school season. Grandchildren or others in your life may have r...
The Bible obviously has a lot to say about prayer. It tells us not to be anxious, but to pray instead. It says to ask for things in prayer so God can grant them to us. It says to seek God's will in prayer so what we ask for is aligned with what he plans for us.
Staying active, eating well and taking part in fulfilling activities are all part of vibrant aging. Residents in our assisted living community enjoy an array of services and amenities to help reach their healthy living goals, but some seniors also find technology can make things more comfortable.
Eating well and getting plenty of rest are important parts of a healthy lifestyle for residents in our Cambridge Court senior living community, but it can be challenging for older adults to achieve these goals as our bodies do change with age.If you've noticed that you're waking more frequently at night or don't have as great an appetite as you once did, you may be experiencing common shifts in sleeping and eating patterns that develop over time.