Older adults are as unique and varied as adults of any other age, and what works for one person doesn’t work for everyone. Afterall, there’s a reason people choose all types of different houses and communities to live in during their lives. Some families choose suburban homes with large yards and sidewalks to bike on.
On the about us page for Broadmoor Court assisted living community, we say that we're "devoted to serving our residents — offering care in a bright and intimate community."And that's true for all aspects of care and community. Our hope is that our residents are able to enjoy vibrant, active lives in the community, and we provide a variety of amenities and services to make it so. From lovely assisted living apartments to activity schedules that offer something for everyone, we create a culture an...
It's natural to feel afraid, especially living in such uncertain times. But anxiety, worry and fear don't have to overwhelm you — instead, you can lean on the word of God for strength and guidance.You can feel afraid but still believe that God is with you, and although at times, you might not feel in control, you can trust the one who is: God.
With the COVID-19 pandemic leading to shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders in every state and many people limiting physical contact even before that, loneliness and isolation can begin to creep up for people of all ages. Even with states starting to open slowly, seniors who are at greater risk might continue to heed cautions and stay at home. Whether you're a senior in an assisted living community or an adult at home, not being able to get out and visit with loved ones and friends can be difficult.
At Broadmoor Court assisted living community in Colorado Springs, CO, the comfort of our residents is one of our main priorities. We provide multiple levels of care, including assisted living that lets you enjoy an independent and vibrant lifestyle. Numerous amenities, including spacious floor plans, flexible dining times, and housekeeping and laundry services, are just some of the ways we create comfort.
You know exercise is important to overall health. Benefits of regular exercise can include improved cardiovascular system function, better range of motion and strength, more consistent or lower blood sugar levels, increased cognitive function and a better overall mood. Plus, when you get up and move on a regular basis, you may find you sleep better at night, and who wouldn't take that benefit to the bank?
Many seniors remember when milk came in glass bottles that were washed and reused and paper was the standard in grocery store bags. Whether you like to delve into the nostalgia of yesteryear or prefer the convenience of modern consumer culture, you don't have to be super connected to the news to realize that the planet could use some better care.
When we say quit coffee, we really mean quit caffeine. While coffee isn't the best friend of your pearly whites, it does have some beneficial properties and can be part of a healthy, wholesome diet. But when you drink it caffeinated, you get all the disadvantages the popular stimulant brings to the beverage.
There are many options available for seniors who want to honor veterans and their service to our country. Some of the best include offering your thanks when meeting a veteran and attending celebrations that support our servicemen and women. For more ideas on how to get started, here are seven ways to show respect to veterans on Veteran's Day, other special events and during daily life. Some you can do right in the assisted living community at Broadmoor Court.
Like any machine, your brain is made to be used. The gears and inner-workings of your mind become more efficient and build stronger pathways as you problem solve, memorize and contemplate.