Nagel Assisted Living

Indoor Fitness Ideas for Seniors

Working out is hard enough as is, but working out when the weather is bad or you are having trouble leaving the house is an even bigger challenge. There are so many factors that contribute to possibly dangerous situations such as the snow, icy sidewalks & bad road conditions. While it is a good idea to work out for your mental and physical health, going to the gym might not …

Stress relief in retirement

How to Reduce Stress and Really Relax During Retirement

Think you’re ready for a stress-free retirement? If you have saved enough to stretch your funds through your golden years, then you may be able to save yourself from one common form of stress. Even with your finances figured out, however, it can be helpful to prepare for some slightly smaller, yet significant, issues that can cause older adults stress during their golden years. Some of these stressors may even …

occupational therapy at Sunflower Communities

Occupational Therapy’s Role in Senior Centers

Senior centers aren’t just where older adults play card games – they are a place for socialization, enriching seniors’ health and more. Senior centers are an important community resource for older adults because they provide access to programs and services that promote health and independence. Senior centers serve a multitude of purposes, including meal and nutrition sites, screening clinics, recreational and fitness centers, volunteer coordinating clinics, and community meeting facilities. …

Addiction in the elderly

Addiction in the Elderly Population

Drug and alcohol abuse among the elderly is a rapidly growing health problem in the United States. Addiction among people 65 and up is often underestimated and under-diagnosed, which can prevent them from getting the help they need. According to the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, substance abuse among senior citizens can be classified into two general forms: the “hardy survivor,” or those who have been abusing substances …

Singing Along with the Singing Cowgirl!

Our Nagel Assisted Living residents recently enjoyed live music, singing, and dancing with the Singing Cowgirl! Country Western favorites and requests from the audience were taken. One of our couples even enjoyed this dance to celebrate their 39th wedding anniversary! It was a wonderful time for everyone involved!