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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...

Isakson Living and our relationship-based household model of person-directed care has been upheld as an example of what care could and should be in the future in the recently released book Happily Ever Older. Written by Toronto Star investigative journalist Moira Welsh, who spent...

The Stone Mountain-Lithonia Patch featured Park Springs in a story about Pebblebrook Members and their families reuniting and embracing in hugs after nearly a year of visits with social distancing and barriers to protect the population most vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus. On March 15,...

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...

Park Springs Healthcare Administrator Nadia Williams has been named a member of the 2021 class of McKnight’s Women of Distinction Rising Stars. Considered the hallmark of recognition for women leaders in the seniors care and living industries, the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Rising Stars were...

See the latest news about what our Members and staff in the Winter 2021 volume of Live Park Springs, our quarterly newsletter. CLICK HERE to Download Our Newsletter...

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