At Broadmoor Court in Colorado Springs, Colorado, we want our residents to live their best lives. That's why we offer restaurant-style dining, exercise programs and outings to local cultural attractions. To make the most of these offerings, it's important to stay healthy.
Colorado Springs becomes a palette of beautiful foliage with the Rocky Mountains as the backdrop in the fall. The temperatures might start to drop, but you can still enjoy lots of outdoor fall activities. With lots of options, you can find a way to enjoy nature that matches your preferences and abilities.
In his sermon on the mount, Jesus tells the multitude, "Don't think that I came to abolish the Law or the prophets; I did not come to abolish, but to fulfill." (Matthew 5:17) The gospel is littered with examples of Jesus not only directly quoting the Old Testament but also effectively bringing it to fruition through his teachings and miraculous signs. In doing so, his divine origins and destiny as the Messiah and only Son of God became undeniable; for centuries, biblical scholars have agreed that Christ indeed fulfilled "every jot and tittle of the Law" (v. 5:18), from the town of his birth to his dying words on the cross. Here's an in-depth look at three times Jesus quoted the Old Testament and completed God's ultimate plan for reconciliation and redemption.
Music is one of the few things in the world that all humans share. It follows you through life, from teenage joyrides to weddings; it's there in every big moment. This makes music a powerful tool in memory care because people associate songs with memories. Listening to certain songs can help memory care residents rediscover some of those memories.
At Broadmoor Court, we strive to provide an assisted living community that’s full of enriching activities. Located in gorgeous Colorado Springs, CO, Broadmoor Court assisted living community offers everything from beautifully landscaped grounds to social programs to keep you active. But, despite all that, some days you just want to cuddle up with a cup of tea and your favorite show. We get it. So, if you’re looking for something new to add to your watch list, this post is for you.
Eating regular, nutritious meals is a vital component of good health. One-pot recipes are an excellent way for seniors and caregivers to enjoy healthy, hearty meals without using a lot of time and energy. Nearly every type of cuisine can be fixed in a one-pot style, so it's easy to enjoy many cultural flavors. They also can be made in a wide variety of appliances, such as microwaves, crockpots and rice cookers, ensuring seniors can prepare them in their kitchenettes in their assisted living apartments.Check out these nine one-pot meals for inspiration.
At Broadmoor Court in Colorado Springs, we encourage residents to get out and explore everything that Colorado has to offer. Whether you're planning a day trip to Garden of the Gods or dining at a local bistro, it's important to keep your teeth and gums in good condition so you're not distracted by toothaches, gum irritation and other dental problems. Here's what you need to know to maintain your oral health.
Nothing beats a good book. Books can transport you to places you’ve never been, put you in the shoes of someone living an entirely different life and stimulate conversations across generations. Taking some time to curl up and relax with a good book is beneficial for people of all ages but especially for older adults. Reading has been linked to reduced stress, increased mental stimulation and even improved memory in people aged 65+. Here’s a look at some must-reads for older adults.
Making Valentine's Day gifts yourself is a wonderful way to show someone special that you care and create something unique and meaningful. Fortunately, you don't need to be an expert crafter to make personalized gifts that anyone would be glad to receive. Below, you can find straightforward and romantic Valentine crafts for any skill level, including ideas for making homemade Valentines with kids.
Healthcare can be one of the biggest expenses you face as you enter retirement. Even with years of saving and anticipation, many older adults aren’t financially prepared for how costly medical expenses can be. The average retired couple’s outlay on healthcare alone is just shy of $300,000 throughout the course of their retirement. While Medicare can relieve some of your own out-of-pocket expenses, it can't cover all expenses. Here’s a look at how to fit healthcare into your retirement budget, what Medicare does and doesn’t cover and other tips for planning and saving.