Mind and Spirit

A Labor of Love

A project started by Lake Barrington Woods residents in 2016 is growing! Last year, residents at Lake Barrington Woods began creating woven sleeping mats made from plastic grocery bags, a community activity aimed at helping…

Be Our Guest

One of the most difficult aspects of providing care for a loved one is dealing with the need for occasional breaks in care. Whether those breaks are dictated by the caregiver’s need for time off…

The Pastime of Porch Sitting

Rumors abound about the fate of the fine tradition of porch sitting: some says it’s a lost art; others claim that a renaissance of sorts is in the works. At Senior Lifestyle, we know that…

National Nursing Home Week

Walk into a nursing home in your community and you’re likely to see a mixture of staff, residents, family members and volunteers. They might be engaged in activities, listening to live music, or preparing to…

Helping Is Healthy

Every day across America, volunteers can be found sharing their time and talents with their communities, supporting causes they find worthwhile, and providing aid to those in need. On April 20th, Volunteer Recognition Day, Senior…

World Health Day

Each year on April 7th, the World Health Organization (WHO) spotlights a health issue that affects people worldwide. This year, Senior Lifestyle is joining the conversation, which is focused on depression with the theme “Depression:…

Detecting Alzheimer’s Symptoms & Stages

As baby boomers continue to age, the number of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease continues to grow. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about 5.8 million Americans are experiencing the disease. By 2050, the number is expected…

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