CBD oils and other related products are a health trend across the country and not just in Colorado, which has some of the more lax laws on cannabis products. But what is CBD and is this something that seniors should consider for managing their own health and wellness? Find out more about CBD below and what potential benefits it can offer.
Subscription boxes are extremely popular. In 2019, slightly more than half of all consumers said they received regular subscription boxes, and that’s before the coronavirus and stay-at-home orders increased the demand for treats and entertainment delivered to consumer doorsteps. But whether you’re looking to show someone you care during a pandemic or you simply want to buy yourself a fun treat to look forward to, subscription boxes can be a great purchase at any time. Find out more about these boxes below and how they can be an ideal gift or investment for someone in an assisted living community.
As a senior in 2020 and beyond, it’s highly unlikely you’re going to pick up a sword and charge the hillside against your enemy. It might feel like many of the Old Testament stories don’t have much to offer in the way of takeaways, especially if you’re living a vibrant, peaceful life at a community such as Collinwood assisted living in Fort Collins, Colorado.But for seniors of faith, the battles of the Old Testament actually offer a number of messages. Here are a few Bible battle stories and som...
The Scholarship System website notes that depression is common among college students, especially those who have moved away from home for the first time to live on campus and attend classes. These students are away from the support structures they have known for years — including friends and family. They have to learn how to live a new lifestyle while making new friends.You might not realize it, but that’s also true for older adults who make the move into an assisted living community.
Staying healthy and active is one of the keys to getting the most out of life in your assisted living community. At Collinwood assisted living in Fort Collins, we offer a regular schedule of events and exercise classes to help residents enjoy a vibrant lifestyle. But you can supplement that with a few simple home exercises in your assisted living apartment to stay strong and flexible and ensure that your sense of balance prevents falls and injuries.
COVID-19 has brought changes to the entire world, and assisted living communities are no exception. The staff and residents of Collinwood and other assisted living communities across the country are taking part in changes that might seem inconvenient, annoying or even frightening. But even during this time, seniors can continue to live a vibrant lifestyle and find blessings and enjoyment through their days.
Moving into an assisted living apartment gives you the best of both worlds — the chance to enjoy all the comforts of home without the hassle of doing maintenance and making costly repairs. Once you move in, it's a good idea to update the decor to match your personality and sense of style. Here are 10 ways to make your mark without making permanent changes.
Poison control is probably something you considered when small children were roaming your home for whatever reason. But did you know that seniors need to be aware of poisons too? Whether you reside at home or live in an assisted living community, here's what you should know about poison and what to do if you or someone else is accidentally poisoned.
March 2 is National Read Across America Day. It's also called Dr. Seuss Day by some, and in some schools, teachers and kids dress up Cat-in-the-Hat style and enjoy fun activities around favorite books. But it's not about wearing a silly hat or re-reading Green Eggs and Ham. National Read Across America Day is about fostering a love of reading in people of all ages, especially children.And that might be an effort that many seniors can get behind. Whether you love to read yourself and want everyone to experience the same joy or you see the benefits of reading for your grand kids and other children, consider getting involved.
Many of the residents at Collinwood assisted living community in Fort Collins, CO, live vibrant, active lives. If you think retirement means sitting around and doing nothing, then you haven't visited anyone at our community! Aside from scheduled activities, including cooking classes, transportation to local cultural events and games of UNO, BINGO and Scrabble, seniors at Collinwood have their own appointments and obligations to attend to. Many volunteer, spend a lot of time with friends or get involved with worship or other faith-based activities.