Senior Living for Couples in Minneapolis and St. Paul

As couples age, it’s natural for roles and responsibilities to change within the duo. One person in the relationship may be struggling with health issues and cannot physically do things they used to. Whether it’s doing tasks around the house, running errands, or any other daily responsibilities they once had, it can become overwhelming for Read More

Assisted Living Help for Minneapolis Seniors

Making the decision on moving your aging parents to assisted living can be a difficult one. You may know they’re no longer capable of managing their quality of life on their own, yet a move to an assisted living facility can be a big transition for them, and not one they’re always immediately keen on. Read More

Senior Living vs. Assisted Living in Minneapolis

Whether you’re still young at heart and want to be around other people, or you’ve had some health issues recently, senior and assisted living are both great options. Here, we’ll break down the differences between senior living vs. assisted living in Minneapolis, as well as some of the similarities. After reading this article, you’ll have Read More

Who Qualifies for Senior Housing?

According to the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), t​here are approximately 28,900 assisted living communities with nearly 1 million licensed beds in the United States today. There are 800 assisted living communities in Minnesota alone. As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the need for each one of Read More

Wellness Coordinator promotes well-being in Memory Care in Plymouth

What is a Wellness Coordinator? Wellness Coordinator, Kara Roberts, is a state certified occupational therapist who works in our Memory Care neighborhood at Cherrywood Pointe of Plymouth. Kara works alongside our care staff providing real time coaching and best practices leading to a tailored care approach, which maximizes independence and well-being for our residents in Read More

How to Deal With Aging Parents

Watching your parents grow older can be difficult. Aging parents’ independence can decline while their reliance on you or your siblings can grow, creating a hard situation for the family. It can also be a difficult dynamic when the roles are reversing, and you’re more like the caretaker. However, there are ways to help you Read More

Winter Slip and Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Braving those cold icy storms is no easy feat for anybody, but hazardous winter outdoor conditions can be particularly dangerous for older adults. In fact, statistics indicate that up to 35% of older adults worldwide suffer a major fall each year, and the risk of suffering a fall is significantly higher for those who have Read More

10 Activities to Help Seniors Keep Their Minds Sharp

Unfortunately, declining memory and overall cognitive decline can be a natural part of aging. In fact, although a lot of studies have focused on cognitive decline for those over the age of 60, studies have found that age-related cognitive decline begins in healthy, educated adults when they’re in their 20s and 30s. And although it’s Read More