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The Importance Of Keeping A Positive Attitude While Aging

Staying positive while you age can sometimes be a challenge. Our lives change quite a bit and we tend to slow down a bit more than we used to. But just because our bodies move a little slower, it doesn’t mean your outlook has to. Think about life from a different perspective - Wine and cheese makers like to tell us how long their product was aged. Because they know it only gets better with age. We like to think of ourselves and our community at Summerfield Senior Living the same way. With age, comes wisdom. Age gives us stories and history. It’s important to remember the life you have lived, are living and will live. Share those stories with someone and be proud of where you’ve been.

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Helpful Tips For Seniors To Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is important at any age, but it’s especially important for Senior Citizens. It’s important to take special care of your body and keeping it hydrated is the first step. Here are our top ways to keep yourself hydrated and healthy.

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5 Ways Seniors Can Stay Active During Social Distancing

Staying active during these times is hard for anyone, but especially for senior citizens living in an assisted living community, like Summerfield Senior Living. While it’s easy to get into the habit of binge watching our favorite shows all day, is that really the best choice? So how do you continue to stay healthy not only physically, but mentally?

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Coronavirus Measures and Precautions

As we navigate the new challenges emerging due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like to inform you of measures we are taking to minimize exposure risks to our residents, their families, our staff, and visitors. From the caregivers at Summerfield Senior Living

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Summerfield of Hammond Assisted Living Calendar of Activities - March 2020

Summerfield of Hammond's AL March 2020

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Summerfield of Slidell Senior Living Calendar of Activities - March 2020

March 2020 calendar of events Summerfield of Slidell.

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Summerfield of Hammond Memory Care Calendar of Activities - March 2020

Memory Care Community at Summerfield of Hammond's March 2020 Calendar

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Anderson Memory Care & Assisted Living of Slidell Calendar of Activities - February 2020

Anderson Memory Care Calendar of Activities for February 2020

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Elderly Care

How to help seniors feel a sense of control

Independence. Control. Autonomy. We all strive to achieve these milestones in our lives. And once we have them, there is no going back – until it’s time to ask for help. From the caregivers at Sumerfield Senior Living

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Learning when to say when – seeking help for family members with dementia

Having a close family member with dementia is scary. The emotional toll it takes on the family is absolutely unimaginable.

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Older adults love video chats and the technology that comes with it

We often neglect to think that older adults may like technology too, but they like to stay connected as much as we do with smart devices and social media.

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Elderly Care

Tips for Strengthening an Older Immune System in Colder Months

The flu. A cold. Pneumonia. When a senior suffers from these ailments, they can experience severe consequences. Learn how to protect elders during the winter months.

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How to Talk to an Elderly Family Member About Memory Loss

Older adults can often get defensive when it comes to their memories, so it’s difficult not to hesitate when it comes to the conversation of memory loss. Learn what to watch out for and when it's time to take action here.

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5 Reasons To Choose A Local Senior Living Community

It is no secret that as we age, we tend to prefer living locally; Put simply, seniors are happier when they feel at home. Here are 5 reasons to stay local!

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Five Tips for Healthy Aging

September is Healthy Aging Month. While some of the side effects of growing older are inevitable, there are many ways to make the aging process easier on yourself and continue thriving.

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Dizziness on Standing May Indicate Future Dementia or Stroke

Many people experience dizziness on standing, but if you find yourself repeatedly feeling lightheaded when you rise, you may be at greater risk for dementia or stroke in the future.

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Elderly Care

Hot Summer: How Seniors Can Help Avoid Heat Stroke

Seniors more likely to experience a heat stroke than any other age group. A few small adjustments can go a long way in helping to avoid heat stroke this summer.

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Understanding & Dealing With Dementia

Memory loss can be difficult for families to cope with, but dementia symptoms do not have to take over your loved one’s life completely.

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New Website, Same Dedicated Caregiving

At Summerfield, we have always strived to engage and enrich the health and spirit of our residents by providing them with the best services in our industry.

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Elderly Care

Elder Care: What to do when your family member refuses help

Caring for an aging family member can be a full-time job, and assisting your loved one becomes particularly frustrating when they don’t accept your help.

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