8 Workouts to Try in Your Assisted Living Apartment

When you move into a senior living environment, you may have concerns about keeping up with your health. As you get older, exercise plays an important role in maintaining your well-being, balance and strength. By focusing on home exercise and appropriate workout strategies for your needs, you will enjoy the…
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10 Powerful Benefits of Living with a Pet

If you’ve never considered yourself a “pet person,” now might be a good time to reconsider. What are benefits of living with a pet? Research continues to tell us what pet lovers already know — living with a pet makes a world of difference — for the pet and for…
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Best Nature Walks in Florida

Have you spent some time in nature lately? If you make it a habit to get outdoors on a regular basis, you already know that it can boost your mood and bring a smile to your face. Research also has found that making nature a regular part of your life…
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How to Talk to Children About Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Alzheimer Association, someone in the United State develops Alzheimer’s disease every 65 seconds. Approximately 5.7 million Americans lived with this disease in 2018, and experts believe the diagnosis will become even more prevalent in the future. Alzheimer’s disease is a diagnosis nobody wants, yet it’s one of…
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Dining out with a Family Member Who Has Alzheimer’s

Caregivers are often reluctant to take a family member who has Alzheimer’s out to dine. Sure, it can be difficult, but once you get the hang of it you and your family will benefit tremendously. Dining out is a treat everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy, including someone who…
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What Are the Stages of Alzheimer’s?

If you or a family member are living with Alzheimer’s disease, you know that the condition causes a variety of challenging symptoms as it progresses. Although experts differ on the specific number of phases of Alzheimer’s, they agree that individuals with the disease experience a similar trajectory. Some Alzheimer’s authorities…
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Decorating Tips for Assisted Living Apartments

Your home is arguably the most important space in your life. It’s not just where you sleep; it’s the place you go for comfort, to build relationships, to rest and recharge, to heal and to experience some of life’s most precious moments. Although your home may change over the years…
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Art Therapy & Alzheimer’s Disease

Art is a lot of different things to different people. For some, it’s a means of escape. For others, it’s a way to express themselves. And, for others still, it’s a pleasant pastime. Yaacov Agam, an Israeli sculptor and experimental artist best known for his contributions to optical and kinetic…
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Backyard Farmers Market Featured in Tampa Bay Times

Tessera of Brandon’s inaugural Backyard Farmers Market on July 26 was a wonderful way to start off a series of partnerships with local farms and vendors, providing fresh, organic products to the community and residents. Check out some of the event’s highlights below. The event has also been featured in…
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Summer Safety Tips for Seniors in Tampa

Staying healthy and hydrated throughout the hot summer months in Tampa can be hard for anyone, but especially difficult for adults over 65. Here, we share an information-packed guide for enjoying the summer and staying safe and well, even on the hottest days. Drink Plenty of Water Dehydration is a…
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Tips for Couples Considering Assisted Living

As America’s population continues to age and life spans continue to increase, finding an assisted living community that is able to serve the differing care needs of a couple is becoming more important than ever. In many cases, one member of the couple requires assistance with activities of daily living…
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