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Successful Aging Along the Continuum of Dementia Care

By Beverly Sanborn, L.C.S.W., Gerontologist and Vice President of Program Development, Belmont Village Senior Living

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Belmont Village Resident Teaches the Benefits of Meditation to Alleviate Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Belmont Village Glenview resident Sheila Dixon is one of the 1 million people in the United States affected by Parkinson’s disease, a progressive, incurable neurological disorder that results in a complex array of systems.

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The Sibling Factor: 5 Dos and Don’ts for Caring for Aging Parents Together

When is the last time you clashed with one of your siblings? If your answer has anything to do with your teen years, then you probably are not currently sharing the responsibility of caring for an aging parent.

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Health Reminder: Flu Season Lingers through Spring

Though thankfully not as pervasive as in years past, the 2018-2019 flu season marches on and could stretch into May.

The Belmont Village training team has developed a exercise to better understand residents needs
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The Aging Game: A Guide to Understanding

Caring for older adults is a big responsibility, whether you’re a family member or a trained professional.

Tips to beat the heat for residents
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Summertime Safety: How Seniors Can Beat the Heat

Keep safe through the dog days of summer and beyond by following a few simple tips, from staying hydrated to limiting time outdoors during midday, and learn to recognize the signs of heat-related illness.

Tips for older adults, protecting the skin from UV rays is important for preventing sunburns and skin cancer.
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Senior Skin Health: Protecting Yourself from Skin Cancer

July is UV Safety Month. Stay safe in the sun with these tips.

Pets provide residents with comfort as they transition into a senior living community.
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Pets Can Make Us Happier and Healthier

Cats, dogs and other small animals have provided hundreds of residents with comfort as they transition into a senior living community.

Senior couple moving into a new apartment.
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Moving Made Easy

The process of moving can be a bit daunting under any circumstance, but for those transitioning to senior living, it can be particularly stressful.