Why Walking Is Great Exercise For Older Adults
As older adults seek to improve their fitness, strength, balance and general well-being, one of the best ways to do so is also one of the simplest: walking. In this blog we’ll discuss just a few of the many benefits a regular walking regimen can have for older adults. Of course, we acknowledge that walking…
Interview With Wellness Coach Michael Hilario
At Prestige Assisted Living, our wellness coaches help residents stay strong and active, as they seek to reduce falls and gain independence. One of those wellness coaches is Michael Hilario, at Prestige Senior Living at Mira Loma. In this interview, we talk to Michael about his background, his approach to working with residents and success…
Open House Fun in June!
After our first round of open house events in May, our communities have continued the fun in June! At Prestige, we always say we’re Not Your Grandma’s Nursing Home, and these events show how our teams are always planning fun events that bring residents together. Several communities decided to bring the tropics to their residents…
Convenient Tech Tips For Older Adults
Periodically at our blog, we’ve offered advice on tech and social media options for older adults, as well as writing about topics like the latest on streaming television. As tech is constantly growing and evolving, it’s worthwhile to check in from time to time to discuss more ways that older adults can best utilize the…
Interview With Life Enrichment Director Isabella Dean
Throughout June, communities are hosting open houses – see highlights from May’s events, and contact the community nearest you to learn about their event for June! At Prestige Senior Living, residents enjoy creative, varied activity calendars that help bring joy and camaraderie to our communities. From fashion shows to live music to Wii bowling, there’s…
Fun At Our May Open Houses!
At Prestige Senior Living, when we say we’re Not Your Grandma’s Nursing Home, we mean it! Throughout the months of May and June, our communities are hosting special themed open houses for residents, families and members of the broader community to gather and enjoy each other’s company. Below is just a sample of some of…
What Not Your Grandma’s Nursing Home Really Means
When most people think about assisted living, they think two things: bus rides and bingo. At Prestige Senior Living, we strive to break the typical stereotype of senior living by making life enrichment, wellness, and fun our top priorities. We take this mission so seriously, in fact, that we’ve coined our communities “Not Your Grandma’s…
Streaming TV 101
For a long time, watching television was pretty simple: you turned it on and found the show you wanted to watch. There were certainly advancements over the years – what started with bunny ears and three channels morphed into satellite dishes, DVRs and a couple hundred channels. But the basic functionality stayed pretty simple, and…
Isolation In A Time Of Need
If you’re an older adult, in the midst of an emergency, do you have someone you could call for help? If it’s a parent or loved one, how confident are you they have someone nearby to assist them? Isolation is a common feeling among many older adults, and can affect every facet of life. The…
Helping Seniors Avoid Falling Prey To Scams
An older adult receives an urgent call from their grandchild: they’re in trouble, they can’t tell their parents, but they need money immediately. The grandparent, fearing for their grandchild’s safety, follows the instructions provided and sends the money. Except, it wasn’t their grandchild. It was a scammer using voice alteration tools to impersonate a younger…
Interview With Physical Therapist Mike Studer
Mike Studer is a renowned physical therapist who has worked with older adults on preventing falls. He’s been an invited speaker all over the world, including a TED Talk. We spoke to Mike to discuss fall risk, and the fear many older adults feel about their risk of falling. First, can you tell us a…
Effects of Falling on Seniors’ Mental Health
When a senior suffers a fall, there can be glaring consequences: fractured bones or head injuries that can lead to hospitalizations and surgeries. A rehabilitation process that can be grueling and painful. In a worst-case scenario, a fall can lead to death. While the physical effects from a fall are clear, there are also less…
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