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At-Home Balance Exercises For Seniors

5 Simple Ways to Improve Balance with Items Around the House As we age, keeping our health and wellness at the forefront becomes increasingly important. Whether it’s looking for ways to improve your diet, ways to reduce cognitive decline, or ways to increase physical stamina, total wellness can get overwhelming. It’s best to start small […]

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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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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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Warm Weather Safety Tips for Seniors

Now that we are in the thick of summer, the increase in temperature has not only become more noticeable but it has also become something to take into serious consideration before heading outside, especially for seniors. Before you plan your next activity outdoors, follow some of the below tips to ensure you’re staying healthy and […]

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We Are Family

We are facing a difficult and scary time right now. Our lives have been flipped upside down, emotions are heightened and in more cases than not, fear has taken the front seat. While hard times surround us, we urge everyone to take a deeper look and to remember why we are here in the first […]

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National Nutrition Month – Meet Executive Director of Dining Services, Lisa Wolfe, RD, LD

March is National Nutrition Month and at The Wesley Communities, we are fortunate to have our Executive Director of Dining Services, Lisa Wolfe, RD, LD. As an Ohio State University graduate, Lisa studied Medical Dietetics and soon after, became a Registered Dietitian. Lisa first started with our communities in 2005, as a Clinical Dietitian focusing […]

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Black History Month and Its Place in Ohio

Every year, the month of February is dedicated to celebrating Black History Month, a time to recognize and honor the contributions and heroic stories of African Americans. Did you know that there have been many significant moments over the decades that have advanced black culture in Ohio? Below we’ve included a timeline of some monumental […]

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