Four Ideas for Solving Hydration Problems for Your Senior
Elder Care Marietta GA-When your elderly family member doesn’t drink enough water, or even enough fluids at all, that can cause serious health problems for her. Dehydration is no joke.
Life is Like a Box of (Dark) Chocolate: Memory-Boosting Foods
It’s no secret that having a nutritious diet is a significant part of maintaining your overall health and well-being. By eating a healthy and balanced diet, you can lose weight, have more energy, and sleep better.
Understanding How Weather Conditions Can Affect Your Health
Weather can affect your plans, your mood, and even your health. Each season or weather condition comes with challenges that can create changes in our bodies and how we feel. Woodland Ridge, located in Smyrna, Georgia, understands how powerful weather can be (especially the Georgia humidity!). We’ve created this guide to help you understand […]
What Are the Most Beneficial Vitamins for Seniors?
As we age, what our bodies require can shift. This includes the types of vitamins we consume, and how much we consume. Having a nutrient or vitamin deficiency as an older adult can cause significant effects on overall health and wellbeing.
Eating Right is Eating Well
When it comes to maintaining your health, taking care of your nutrition is one of the top priorities. However, as people get older, they may require help to eat healthfully. Luckily, there are numerous options that you, your senior loved ones, or even a third party can do to help with this. Importance of Nutrition […]
Tips for Seniors to Manage Anxiety
Anxiety is, unfortunately, common in older adults. According to the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation, the numbers of affected adults can range from 10 to 20 percent of all older Americans. This anxiety is the most common mental health problem among adult women and the second most among adult men. At Woodland Ridge, we know that […]
Senior Home Care and Safety Maintenance
A significant amount of attention and care goes into maintaining a house. You have to keep it clean, safe, and a place one would love to call home. If your older parents own a home, it may come to the point of a unique need – senior home care. Ensuring Mom or Dad are in […]
Tips to Dining Out with Diabetes
Living in a senior living community certainly does not mean that enjoying your nightlife is over! Many of our residents enjoy dining out with family during their visits. While families are welcome to join us at dinner within our community, it is an extra special treat for residents to experience a change of scenery and […]
Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System
Your immune system does a remarkable job of protecting your body from disease-causing microorganisms. Sometimes, though, a germ still finds its way into your body, and before you know it, you’re sick with a fever or a horrible cough. Woodland Ridge knows that staying healthy is essential for older adults, so we have compiled this […]
4 Healthy Recipes for Seniors on Father’s Day
Father’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate the man who helped raise you and what better way than to make him a meal from the heart. After all, how many meals has this man prepared or paid for you throughout your life? Preparing a meal for dad can be a great way to show […]