Date Published: Jun 30 2020
Date Published: Jun 24 2020
Americans are living longer than ever, yet women are still outliving men by about five years.
Research suggests this may be due to men not taking care of themselves as well as women do. For instance, women are much more likely to have a primary health care provider and see a doctor at least annually. Men are also more likely to smoke and drink heavily, which may lead to health issues that can greatly shorten their lives.
Date Published: May 29 2020
You may be caring for an aging parent or have more people in your household than usual during the pandemic. As the U.S. begins recovery efforts and more businesses re-open, you may choose to get take-out food for a break from many home-cooked meals in recent weeks.
Date Published: May 26 2020
CHI Living Communities is pleased to announce Aaron D. Webb, Esq., as our new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 15. Succeeding former CEO Rick Ryan who retired May 1, Aaron has more than 25 years of diverse experience, including the last 15 in senior health care services.
Date Published: May 18 2020
Deciding to move into a senior living community can be difficult. It may be even harder during the COVID-19 pandemic. Should you move into an independent living residence now or wait until the pandemic is over? If a spouse or family member needs assisted living, skilled nursing and rehab, or memory care, is it best to continue caring for them at home for a while longer, or find them a senior living option now while space may still be available?
Date Published: May 13 2020
Aging. Financial issues. Poor health. Being alone. The death of a spouse or lifelong friend. Each of us has stressors that can occasionally make us feel anxious or sad. The older we get, these challenges may sometimes occur more frequently or even simultaneously, making it harder to cope.
Date Published: Jun 26 2019
Namasté Alzheimer Center, one of the first centers dedicated in the U.S. exclusively to caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s and related dementia illnesses, announced it earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Memory Care Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
Date Published: Dec 19 2016
Namasté Alzheimer Center was named one of the Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report for their 2016-17 report. This is the second year that Namasté has received this national honor.
Date Published: Nov 10 2016
When Becky’s sister asked how their mother was “really doing” after a whirlwind weekend of relatives in town, a bridal shower and a milestone birthday celebration, she was told, “Okay.” But was she?
Date Published: Oct 24 2016
Franciscan Living Communities long-term care facilities are being rebranded as part of CHI Living Communities, a national business of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). Sylvania Franciscan Health became part of CHI in 2014.