One of the challenges of growing older is how much harder it is to maintain a close social network. Neighbors move away, health needs intensify, and mobility issues make it difficult to get out––these and other age-related changes can lead to isolation, loneliness, and depression. On...

There’s a reason we love pets here at Park Springs––they’re good for our Members! In Independent Living, we welcome cats and dogs of all sizes, even larger dogs. From the walking paths throughout our 61-acre campus to the longer trails right next door at Stone...

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a cause we love because brain health is always top of mind at Park Springs. Research shows that the key to slowing the aging process and improving brain health is to nurture the mind, body, and spirit. Through...

Senior living can feel like a whole new world with its own language and unfamiliar rules. But we want you to know that you’re not the only one who is confused when it comes to navigating this new landscape. And that’s why we are here...

One in two women and up to one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by fragile and brittle bones. It’s often called a...

Are you having conversations with your parents or a loved one about moving them to assisted living? Here are a few points you might want to discuss with them as you help make this tough decision. Myth 1: I’ll miss my home too much. Reality: To be...

Nearly 1 million people live with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the United States. That’s more than the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined. As we recognize Parkinson’s Awareness Month this April, let’s take a look at what...

The Mediterranean diet isn’t really a diet; it’s a lifestyle adopted by people in Greece and one we embrace at Park Springs. Studies show that people who eat like the Greeks experience lower rates of: ● Bowel cancer ● Insulin resistance ● Fatty liver disease ● Inflammation ● Cognitive decline ●...

You know exercise is good for you, but exactly how good is it? Take a look at these stats: > Older women who are physically active are 40% to 50% less likely to die from heart disease or cancer, according to a study published in the...

If you’ve been thinking about starting a new hobby, you’re not alone. As the pandemic swept across the country, senior adults adapted new ways to spend their time in isolation. According to the Wall Street Journal, online classes in chess, art, and music saw...