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Meet Carmen Johnson – Assisted Living and Memory Care Life Enrichment Coordinator

Hi there – my name is Carmen Mason Johnson. I am currently the Life Enrichment Coordinator for Memory Care and Assisted Living at Wesley Woods at New Albany as well as the CARES Dementia Basics Trainer for our staff. My educational background includes a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Human Resources Management, […]

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When is the Best Time to Move to a CCRC?

For many older adults who are currently independent but like the idea of living in a setting where healthcare services are available if needed down the road, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) can be an ideal solution. A popular question among prospective CCRC residents is, “When is the best time to make the move?” […]

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The Season has Changed, but the Global Pandemic hasn’t : How to Stay Active and Limit Isolation with the Colder Weather

The global pandemic hasn’t been easy for anyone. Especially for older adults, the lack of normalcy and decreased interaction with others has significantly contributed to feelings of isolation, sadness, and overall mental and physical health decline. The one saving grace the past few months was the warmer weather of summer. With small group gatherings (if […]

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The Role of Diet in Active Aging

Through all stages of life, the concept of maintaining a “healthy diet” is one we are constantly reminded of. Across the board, many regular diets are to include nutrient-rich foods in a variety of categories such as fruits, vegetables, carbohydrates, dairy, meat, fish, and poultry. However, as we grow, our unique health needs vary and […]

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