Understanding Alzheimer’s

While there’s no cure for Alzheimer’s at the moment, there’s great reason for optimism, as numerous advancements in early detection and diagnosis, as well as a variety of effective treatment options, have emerged in recent years. Read More

A Focus On Healthy Aging

Not only is September Healthy Aging Month, it’s also home to National Assisted Living Week. While there’s never a bad time to focus on your health and well being, the following tips will help you keep your health top-of-mind during Healthy Aging Month, and every month throughout the year. Read More

Is It Time for Senior Care?

It’s a question that’s top-of-mind for many seniors and their families. Is it the right time to make the move to senior care? And what’s the right level of service and right type of community for myself or my loved one? Finding the perfect community can be a time-consuming process, but in the end, it’s well worth the effort. Below are two instances in which you can rest assured that the time for senior living is now. Read More

Finding Strength in Community

At McKnight Place, we know how important a strong, active and connected community is to our residents’ health and wellbeing. While the physical distancing and other measures required to ensure public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic challenged how we promote that sense of community, it is a challenge our experienced and dedicated staff have met head-on, as McKnight Place Executive Director explained to Ladue News earlier this month. Read More

Preventive Care in Older Men

If you find it difficult to get your loved one to take care of his health, you are not alone. While 82% of men in a 2019 Cleveland Clinic survey report trying to stay healthy and live longer for those who rely on them, only 50% engage in preventive care. So, in honor of Men’s Health Month in June, here are three steps toward preventive care in older men. Read More

Time for a Mental Health Check-up

May is Mental Health Month, an issue particularly important for older adults and their caregivers. Common concerns for older adults’ mental health include depression and anxiety, both of which can exacerbate physical ailments. Here are three key things you and your loved one can do to improve mental health and overall wellbeing. Read More

Celebrating Springtime

Over the last several weeks, much has changed about our daily routines and plans for the immediate future. Amidst all this change and anxiety, though, nature continues on. Signs of spring are a welcome reprieve from the uncertainty we are all experiencing right now with both physical and mental health benefits. Read More

Ways to Make the Holidays Special for Seniors

Joyful celebrations with family and friends are at the heart of the holidays. Yet celebrations tend to evolve over the years as kids grow up and families spread out around the country. Read More

The Difference Between Independent & Assisted Living

As seniors age, health, socialization and safety issues move to the forefront of lifestyle considerations. Yet two older adults of the same age may have very different needs and wants when it comes to senior-living options. Read More
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