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Staying In Touch With John Knox Village East

This is the John Knox Village East Blog where you can find information relevant to seniors.  This information ranges from updates to healthcare policy to ways to stay fit, active and engaged as you age.

Reasons People Move To A Retirement Community

As I meet with people who move to John Knox Village East, people have many different reasons that they decide to make the move to a senior living community. These reasons may be similar to yours or they may be a different reason. In any event, I thought you might like to know why some […]

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Don’t Let Winter Be Detrimental To Your Well-Being

So far this winter, we’ve had more snow, ice and cold weather than we have for several years. The occurrence of bad weather can be very impactful to the overall well-being of people, especially as they age.  Bad weather can lead to falls, illness and isolation. Falls are one of the leading causes of people […]

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Things To Watch For During The Holidays

The Christmas season may be one of the few times we get to visit our parents if we live far away and rely primarily on the phone to communicate with them. It’s not uncommon for us to notice changes from year to year in our parents as they age.  Sometimes these changes are signals that […]

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Be Grateful and Live a Longer, Happier Life

With Thanksgiving Day being yesterday, our thoughts turn to things to be thankful for and it occurred to me that some of the happiest people I know are also the ones that seem the most grateful. You know the people, I’m talking about – they don’t necessarily have the best of everything, but they make […]

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Stay Independent By Taking Advantage Of On Site Physical Therapy

October is National Physical Therapy month and physical therapists are a vital part of the team at John Knox Village East.  Most of us don’t relish the thought of working with a physical therapist.  We envision them putting us through various exercises and routines as we bounce back from a significant injury or setback.  What […]

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Celebrate Fall By Taking Steps To Avoid Falls

Not only is September 22nd the first day of fall, it is also National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.  As you may imagine, falls are a common cause of injury, hospitalization, rehab and long term care stays among seniors.  At John Knox Village East, it is our duty to help people bounce back from injury and […]

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Does Our Desire For Independence Actually Make Us Less Independent?

As we celebrated our nation’s independence earlier this month, our thoughts turned to another kind of independence.  As older adults, most of us strive to stay as independent as we can for as long as we can.  When compared to other countries where communal living is more commonplace, the desire to maintain our individualism is […]

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Help Mom Choose The Right Senior Living Community

With Mother’s Day celebrated earlier this month, our thoughts turn to the mothers in our lives and how we can make their lives better just as they’ve spent their lives helping us. Perhaps mom isn’t as independent as she used to be.  Maybe she’s having some trouble with her daily activities.  Or, perhaps the stress […]

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