Blog - The Villages of Murfreesboro

Blog

How to Motivate Seniors to Participate in Activities

Motivating & Encouraging Seniors Seniors need exercise and social activity to enrich their lives. But they might not always feel motivated to engage with social events or exercise routines. Motivation is a curious aspect of…

How To Become a Caregiver for a Senior Living Community

It is possible you may have considered caring for seniors and working in a senior living community is appealing to you. But, how do you get there? There are a few professional requirements you should…

Why Seniors Should Perform Balance Exercises

As a senior, one of the most important things you can do for your health is to maintain regular daily physical activities. Easy-to-do fitness programs like simple balance training are designed to help to build…

What Is Life Like at an Independent Living Community?

Sometimes getting older means losing the community we grew up with. Neighbours move away, friends go in different directions, and retirement means leaving your work community. But getting older also offers an opportunity for new…

What Is Safeguarding in Elderly Care?

The Villages of Murfreesboro believes that our country’s seniors deserve to grow older with dignity, honor, and respect. Sadly, research shows that many of our nation’s elders are abused and neglected.  Safeguarding is a popular…

What Are the 5 Worst Foods for Memory?

A healthy diet means so much more for the body than making sure your pants fit! The food we eat has a tremendous impact on our physical and mental wellbeing; every vitamin and mineral has…

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s?

We’ve all had lapses of memory. We misplace our phones, forget what we walked into a room for, or forget what day of the week it is. These memory lapses don’t really stand out when…

Healthy Eating for Seniors & Example Menus

Maintaining proper health and wellness is a key component to aging well. Eating healthy can improve your quality of life and keep you independent for longer.  According to the CDC, 1 in 4 older Americans…

How to Determine the Right Level of Care

Informed Decision-Making  In the past, there were not many options available for senior living aside from nursing homes. It’s a relief to know that nowadays, there are different levels of excellent care available in less…

How Much Exercise Do Seniors Need?

Physical exercise and wellness are important aspects of staying healthy for everyone – including seniors. If you are 65+, it’s essential to make exercise a part of your weekly routine. Ensuring you’re staying active can…