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Exercise and Alzheimer’s: Can Staying Fit Protect Cognitive Health?

We often think of exercise as a way to ward off medical problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, and even depression. But researchers say that physical activity may also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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5 Apps for Caregivers to Explore

Being responsible for a senior’s care and well-being can be daunting even in the best of times. Providing support with personal care and household tasks can feel overwhelming. Combine this with trying to keep a loved one safe from the coronavirus, and there is an added layer of stress. Many caregivers say their biggest challenge is time—there never seems to be enough of it.

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4 Ways to Protect Your Respiratory System

As concerns about COVID-19 persist, respiratory health and how to protect your respiratory system should be a priority. From pneumonia to lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, there are a variety of illnesses beyond the coronavirus that can impact your health.

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How to Start the Search for a Senior Living Community

Once you’ve decided to look for a senior living community, the next step is to begin your research. You’ll want to make sure you learn everything you can in order to make an informed decision. Finding a community that will meet your needs now and in the future is vital. It is also important to find a place that feels comfortable to you and your lifestyle.

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Get the Facts about Heart Disease

February is National Heart Month. Each year organizations like the National Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dedicate the month to sharing resources and tools. It’s an opportunity to help people learn more about cardiac diseases, including controllable risk factors.

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Ideas for Seniors to Enjoy Virtual Gatherings

Since the COVID-19 crisis began, many families have learned how to master video chat platforms as a means of staying connected. Schools and universities routinely use Zoom and Skype to conduct classes. Most physician offices now offer telehealth visits with insurance companies covering the expenses. These interactions are as close to face-to-face gatherings as is possible.

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In Recognition of Black History Month

A Note from Laurie Pack, Chief Human Resources Officer, regarding the significant contributions of Black Americans - both within Sunrise communities and across the country.

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What Is the Difference Between Independent and Assisted Living Communities?

Often times the search for a senior living community can leave older adults and their families confused about what they really want and need. An independent living community, where the focus is on social activities and a hassle-free lifestyle, may be the ideal choice for an active senior. But a senior who needs a helping hand with daily activities, such as bathing or medication management, might find an assisted living community best meets their needs.

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