We’re welcoming brighter days while continuing to promote health and safety.
Senior Dining Services Coordinator Cruz has worked in the food industry for more than 30 years. His passion for food and for sharing the food of his native Puerto Rico have been key tenets of his career and of his time at Sunrise. This month, Cruz celebrates his 10-year anniversary with the Sunrise family and wanted to share one of his favorite dishes with all of you in honor of that milestone and in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Making meaningful connections with your grandchildren can help build memories that will last them a lifetime. Research also shows that children and teens who have close relationships with elders will grow up to develop healthy attitudes about aging.
National Volunteer Week is here once again!
The change of seasons, whether it is winter to spring or summer to fall, can be tough times for seniors with osteoarthritis. Fluctuations in temperature can cause the barometric pressure to shift. Cold weather can exacerbate osteoarthritis and other health conditions, like congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The same is true for hot, humid weather.
Heart disease ranks as the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. Research shows that 1 in 4 deaths are linked to heart disease. But, experts say it doesn’t have to be this way. Many of the risk factors that lead to cardiac related illnesses can be controlled through lifestyle choices, especially a healthy diet.
January is a month when people make resolutions on what changes they will make in the new year. For most, it will be tough to stick with what are often unrealistic goals. Family caregivers may skip making resolutions due to a lack of time or the belief that their days are not their own right now. One idea to consider for 2022 is to adopt one little word.
Between the holiday season and the cold weather, December can be a month where healthy diets and fitness routines begin to falter. As is true of any habit, once you are off track it can be tough to get motivated again. And weather can provide an easy excuse for not exercising.
The past several years have been especially tough for people everywhere. The loss of life caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in modern times. Whether you lost a loved one to COVID-19 or something else, finding healthy ways to cope may be a challenge.