Date Published: Oct 23 2020
As Halloween approaches, do you know its history?
Date Published: Oct 19 2020
October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day to help raise awareness about this disease. Osteoporosis causes bones to become brittle thin, which can increase your risk of breaking a bone.
Date Published: Sep 08 2020
If you haven’t already done so, please make sure you respond by the end of this month to the federal 2020 Census, which was mailed to your home. The census is conducted only once every 10 years, and this is the first time you also may respond to it online or by phone.
Date Published: Aug 20 2020
Date Published: Aug 06 2020
Nearly everyone begins slowing down as they age. When do you know it’s time to consider senior living options for your parent or other senior loved one?There are several warning signs that you may need to intervene. Keep an eye out for anything that might indicate a loved one may need help.
Date Published: Jul 24 2020
Unsolicited phone calls from strangers can be downright frustrating. They also may pose a serious threat—scammers know exactly how to trick us into providing sensitive information that could lead to huge financial losses.
Date Published: Jul 22 2020
Thanks to CEO Aaron D. Webb, CHI Living Communities is very pleased to be featured in the latest issue of Senior Housing News.
Date Published: Jul 10 2020
When you can’t visit your elderly loved one during a quarantine, you still can help them feel involved and connected by taking numerous actions.
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: Jun 02 2020
As we grow older, often our minds slows down, we can become forgetful and it can be harder to multitask. This natural part of aging is referred to as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
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 19 2019
There are so many commercials on television today talking about the best way to care for older family members. How do you know when your older loved one needs just extra help or can no longer live on their own?
Date Published: Jun 02 2019
The news surrounds us daily regarding the latest Alzheimer’s facts and its growth as baby boomers move into their golden years.
Date Published: Jan 28 2019
Have you or your loved one been tripping? Are you or your loved one using furniture to walk around the house? Do you or your loved one genuinely act fatigued by getting up and walking around? Have you or a loved one developed a fear of falling?
Date Published: Apr 26 2017
CHI Living Communities St. Clare Commons announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Nursing Care Center Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
Date Published: Dec 04 2016
Help members of St. Clare Commons spread the holiday spirit with a gift for Toys for Tots and/or an addition to the Mitten, Scarf & Hat Tree for Bethany House.
Date Published: Nov 09 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 25 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.