THE LEGAL NAVIGATOR MAY 2019
GET MOVING! C elebrate N ational S enior H ealth and F itness D ay T his M ay
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Well, hopefully by the time you are reading this, the weather is finally starting to change and you are beginning to see warmer temperatures. I’m not sure about you, but I feel like it has been a long winter! Periodically, you will see a brief article in our newsletter where I have interviewed various nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and home healthcare agencies. I will describe the facility briefly in the newsletter, but we will have a link that is available to you where you can watch an in depth video interview. This month I interviewed Cindy Clark, Sales Director at Primrose Retirement Community here in Zanesville. Primrose offers various of levels of care including assisted living, independent living and townhome villas. During our interview, Cindy explains, in detail, what to expect when touring Primrose. She also explains the levels of care they provide, as well as the types of therapy and social activities offered. Please click the link below to watch the interview, swbwlawfirm.com/primrose-retirement- communities
As you age, it may feel like you don’t recognize your own body anymore. You swear that manufacturers are printing product packaging with smaller fonts, you groan whenever you sit or stand, and you visit the bathroom at least once every night. Aging is an adventure, and staying physically active is a constant battle between your aching joints and the will to get moving. Starting a physical fitness routine may be one of the healthiest choices you can make. As we approach National Senior Health and Fitness Day on May 29, take some time to evaluate your fitness activity level. You can use the following tips to live a more active lifestyle — no matter how old you are! Get Stronger! Physical activity is one of the keys to a long and healthy life. For older adults, the benefits of physical activity are increased tenfold. When you participate in physical activity at least once per day, your chances of developing heart conditions, diabetes, and arthritis decrease. For patients who already have arthritis, low impact activities like water aerobics or walking can provide relief for the joints. Exercise is also essential to maintaining a healthy heart after a heart attack or stroke. Probably the most important benefit of staying physically active is helping you stay upright. According to the National Council on Aging, exercise helps prevent senior citizens from falling — one of the deadliest things that can happen to an older adult. According to the
I hope you enjoy the interview.
Have a wonderful May!
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