Senior Health and Wellness

The holidays are here and along with the joy and excitement, there are certain factors such as stress and overeating that can spell disaster for your heart. In fact, extensive research shows more people die from a heart attack between December 25th and January 1st  than at any other...

Park Springs has named Ronald Gooden as healthcare administrator of the resort-style life plan community offering best-in-class independent living, assisted living, memory care and Medicare-certified skilled nursing on a beautiful 61-acre campus in Stone Mountain, Georgia. As such, he will be responsible for daily operations...

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month. So, we’d like to share some recent statistics about this disease and how our specialized care helps reduce the burden of adult children or caregivers who are facing an Alzheimer's diagnosis in their family. According to an Alzheimer's Association Report...

Thanks to the efforts of major breast cancer awareness campaigns over the past 35 years, most Americans know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But many older women may not be aware of some of the most current statistics, risk factors, warning signs, and...

See the latest news about what our Members and staff in the Fall 2021 volume of Live Park Springs, our quarterly newsletter. CLICK HERE to Download Our Newsletter or visit our newsletter page to view past issues. ...

After a year of adjusting to healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now moving away from virtual visits and getting back to in-person visits with our primary care physicians (PCPs) in the office. General health maintenance visits are important, especially for the aging woman,...

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...

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.  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 to...