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
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