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Life Enrichment Manager Patricia Townsend Nominated For ALFA Hero Award

By Julia Little  |  January 30, 2015

Each year, the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) recognizes caregivers who have excelled in the field of senior care over the course of the past 12 months. We are pleased to share that our very own Patricia Townsend, a Life Enrichment Manager at our Lincoln Park, Illinois, community, has been nominated for the ALFA Hero Award, a prestigious honor bestowed upon staff members who have made notable efforts for improving the lives of those residing in senior communities.

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3 Benefits Of Homemade Salad Dressing

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  January 30, 2015

For many people, no salad is complete without a little bit of their favorite dressing, which often pulls together the flavors of the dish and gives it the extra zest you're craving. No matter if you're partial to Italian or balsamic dressings, you can probably make a homemade version that comes with a number of extra perks. Here are three benefits of making your own salad dressing instead of using the store-bought variety.

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Researchers Discover Potential Vascular Dementia Treatment

By Tim Watt  |  January 30, 2015

Scientists may have uncovered a treatment for vascular dementia, but it might not be what you expected. Researchers from the University of St. George's in London discovered that an erectile dysfunction drug may also help those dealing with vascular dementia.

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Residents at Sunrise of Naperville North, IL, Stay In Touch With iPads

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  January 29, 2015

Residents at Sunrise of Naperville North, IL, are proving that technology is great for people of all ages. The days of iPads being for kids and young adults are long gone! Sunrise takes advantage of them to exercise the mind, body and spirit. Check out some of the innovative ways this community is putting these tablets to good use:

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3 Great Recipes To Make With Collard Greens

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  January 28, 2015

If you keep up with the latest health food news, you may have heard that collard greens are the next best thing since kale. These leaves are packed with all sorts of beneficial nutrients, like vitamins A, K and C, as well as calcium, iron and magnesium. If you want to incorporate some collard greens into your diet, here are three easy recipes that use the latest and greatest superfood.

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New Grants Aim To Bring Alzheimer's Research Closer To Patients

By Megan Ray  |  January 27, 2015

As the sixth-leading cause of death among older adults in the U.S., and with no cure currently on the horizon, Alzheimer's disease and dementia are two ailments that researchers have been tackling for years.  Medical scientists have devoted resources, time and effort to exploring new and effective ways of dealing with the cognitive ailment, from devising more effective drug treatments to refining early detection methods. 

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3 Teas To Soothe Your Sore Throat

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  January 26, 2015

There are likely a number of illnesses that make their way around your retirement community during cold and flu season, any of which may be accompanied by a sore throat. If you wake up one day with that telltale scratch in your throat, there's not much you can do but wait for your cold to pass. However, there are a number of drinks that can help to ease the discomfort of a sore throat.

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Bedford Court’s Red Hat Society Fundraisers for the Fisher House

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  January 26, 2015

The Red Hat Society chapter of Bedford Court, MD, participated in their annual holiday fundraiser at the end of 2014 giving our residents a chance to give back. This organization promotes social interaction and bonding among women across the United States, with groups now beginning to form worldwide. “Red Hatters” are primarily women 50 years of age and older and is a rapidly growing community among seniors.

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