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How to Motivate Seniors to Participate in Activities

A group of three seniors playing board games and socializing

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 human nature, as many things can influence it. Every day we experience extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. For example, an external […]

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What Is Life Like at an Independent Living Community?

A senior couple sitting on a bench outside in their independent living community smiling at each other while having their morning coffee

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 opportunities and a new community. Independent living communities are residential networks that allow residents complete freedoms to come and go […]

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What Is Safeguarding in Elderly Care?

A female caregiver with her arms held around the senior man she looks after, both are smiling

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 term in the United Kingdom that describes the necessary measures needed to protect an individuals’ health, well-being, and human rights, […]

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