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Understanding Alzheimer’s: Recognizing World Alzheimer’s Month in Assisted Living

2023-09-12T11:00:30-04:00September 12th, 2023|

Understanding Alzheimer's: Recognizing World Alzheimer's Month in Assisted Living Every September, World Alzheimer's Month is recognized globally to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and its impact on families and communities. As more and more [...]

RoseWood Village Assisted Living and Memory Care: The Transition to Assisted Living – Embracing the Beauty of Fall Changes

2023-09-12T10:57:30-04:00September 12th, 2023|

As the world outside bursts into a vibrant tapestry of autumn colors, many find themselves standing at the threshold of significant life changes. The golden hues of fall can serve as a poignant metaphor [...]

Vital Conversations to Have with Senior Family Members: A Guide by RoseWood Village Assisted Living and Memory Care in Charlottesville, Virginia

2023-08-18T04:08:15-04:00August 17th, 2023|

In August, we pay tribute to the older generation on National Senior Citizens Day. With approximately 56 million people in the U.S. age 65 and older, including members of the Baby Boomer (born 1946-64) [...]

Sleep and Well-Being: A Priority at RoseWood Village Assisted Living and Memory Care in Charlottesville, Virginia

2023-08-17T05:59:05-04:00August 17th, 2023|

At RoseWood Village Assisted Living and Memory Care, we understand that sleep is a vital component of your overall health, especially as you embrace your senior years. Our health care teams at both of our [...]

June is Men’s Health Month to Raise Awareness of Preventable Health Issues

2023-06-05T11:18:52-04:00June 5th, 2023|

For senior men, June is a great reminder to take control of their health. That’s because it is Men’s Health Month, which has helped raise awareness of men’s preventable health problems since 1992.As men age [...]

When the Outdoors Beckons for Seniors in the Summer, Follow These Safety Tips

2023-06-05T11:19:51-04:00June 5th, 2023|

Ah, summer. Long days, vacations, the great outdoors. All the things we love about summer. There’s also things we don’t love so much, like sunburns, bug bites, and too much heat and humidity. Finding the [...]

For Older Adults, Good Mental Health is Essential to High Quality of Life

2023-05-02T04:38:41-04:00May 2nd, 2023|

Older adults should make mental health a priority, especially now in May as it is Mental Health Month. We mark Mental Health Month to bring the issue to the forefront and lower stigmas around mental [...]

Serena Williams: Greatest Women’s Tennis Player of All Time

2023-04-14T10:40:09-04:00March 1st, 2023|

Serena Williams defines greatness. She’s considered the greatest women’s tennis player of all time and revolutionized the sport with her strength, power, and grace. As we celebrate women’s contributions to history, culture, sports, and society [...]

For the Elderly, Healthy Living as You Age Includes Maintaining Your Balance

2023-04-14T10:41:52-04:00March 1st, 2023|

Maintaining good balance is essential to a healthy life as seniors age. The loss of balance can leave them vulnerable to serious injuries and related health issues as a result of falls. The Centers [...]

Helping Seniors to Safely, Securely Shop Online With 5 Easy Tips

2023-04-14T10:43:46-04:00February 3rd, 2023|

Internet-savvy seniors are using the internet in greater numbers for shopping, social media, news and information, and other uses. About 75% of people age 65 and older are using the internet, according to the Pew [...]

Seven Tips to Help Seniors Jump Start Healthy Eating Habits After the Holidays

2023-04-14T10:45:11-04:00February 1st, 2023|

Now that it’s February and the holidays are long past, it might be time for you to kickstart healthy eating practices. You might have developed poor eating habits over the holidays, and now is the [...]

A Winter Move to RoseWood Village May Be a Great Decision for You

2023-04-14T10:49:49-04:00January 5th, 2023|

The idea of moving, especially in winter, maybe an uncomfortable thought for many people. Better weather is the better time to move, goes the thinking.  But moving in winter has its benefits. Yes, it’s [...]

Celebrate Milestones With Your Loved Ones to Support Them During the Holidays

2023-04-14T10:51:06-04:00December 12th, 2022|

For those who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s or related dementia, you may experience anxiety or frustration trying to plan and celebrate a special event or milestone with them. Don’t feel like you’re the only [...]

Supporting Seniors and the Elderly Over the Holidays by Reminiscence Therapy

2023-04-14T10:52:47-04:00December 5th, 2022|

It’s the holiday season. Lights, decorations, music, movies, food, family gatherings, gifts, good cheer, and maybe even snow. The holidays are full of memories new and old for many of us. The holidays are also [...]

Tips for Enjoying the Holidays With Loved Ones Who Have Alzheimer’s

2022-11-18T11:59:33-05:00October 31st, 2022|

Many people are going into the holidays this year thinking about spending it with their loved one who has Alzheimer’s. About 6.5 million seniors and the elderly over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s [...]

How Seniors and the Elderly Can Manage Diabetes and have Good Health

2022-11-18T18:57:33-05:00October 31st, 2022|

Among seniors and the elderly over the age of 65, almost 30% of the population has diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. That’s almost 16 million seniors, many of them who aren’t aware [...]

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Be Sure to RISE

2022-11-18T18:59:12-05:00October 6th, 2022|

In October, fall is in full swing. The weather cools, pumpkins, colorful leaves, and Halloween. It’s also time for pink — as in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every year in October, Breast Cancer Awareness [...]

In Mental Health Awareness Week, Here are Tips for Seniors and the Elderly

2023-04-09T23:22:48-04:00October 6th, 2022|

In 1990, Congress designated the first week of October as Mental Health Awareness Week to raise awareness of good mental health. This year, Mental Health Awareness Week falls on October 2-8. For seniors and [...]

World Alzheimer’s Day is Sept. 21, a Reminder on How to Work on Brain Health

2022-11-18T19:02:55-05:00September 6th, 2022|

Maintaining a healthy brain and staving off Alzheimer’s and dementia are possible for seniors and the elderly, according studies published in leading medical journals. In honor of “World Alzheimer’s Day” on Sept. 21, be [...]

Six Tips for Seniors and the Elderly on How to Prevent Falls that Can Injure

2022-11-18T19:03:54-05:00September 6th, 2022|

This Sept. 18-24 is “Balance Awareness Week,” when seniors and the elderly can take time to focus on preventing falls that could cause them serious injury. Take some time during the week to be [...]

Reminder for Seniors: Grab Your Discounts for Travel, Shopping, and More

2022-11-18T19:06:08-05:00August 3rd, 2022|

Getting older has its benefits. At least when it comes to shopping, travel, and other purchases because many retailers and businesses offer discounts. You can find a senior discount for most anything. You can [...]

Reminder for Seniors: It’s “National Eye Exam” Month, So Get Your Eyes Checked

2022-11-18T19:07:23-05:00August 3rd, 2022|

Even if you don’t think you have eye problems, August as “National Eye Exam” month is a good reminder for seniors and the elderly to check their eyes. It’s also for more than your [...]

June 21 is the Longest Day and a Big Alzheimer’s Fundraiser. Won’t You Join Us?

2022-05-31T19:16:48-04:00May 31st, 2022|

The first day of summer. The summer solstice. The longest day of the year. You probably know we’re talking about June 21. But did you know it’s also a global fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease [...]

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and Here are 10 Warning Signs of the Disease

2022-05-31T19:14:57-04:00May 31st, 2022|

Alzheimer’s has become a fact of life for millions in the U.S. About 6 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). By 2060, an [...]

May Raises Awareness of Stroke Prevention for Seniors and the Elderly

2022-05-10T15:04:22-04:00May 10th, 2022|

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s also a major cause of disability in adults, but there are also ways to [...]

April is Stress Awareness Month, Time for Seniors and Elderly to Talk Mental Health

2022-04-13T12:45:55-04:00April 12th, 2022|

April is national “Stress Awareness Month” and a good time for seniors and the elderly to take stock of your mental health. When is the last time you did that? Or should we ask [...]

7 Tips on Choosing the Right Assisted Living Community for Your Loved One

2022-03-14T11:50:47-04:00March 14th, 2022|

Choosing an assisted living community for your elderly loved one may seem daunting. It doesn’t have to be. At RoseWood Village, we know the questions to ask, what’s important, and what quality of life [...]

7 Tips on Talking to Your Elderly Loved Ones About Senior Living

2022-03-01T18:26:51-05:00March 1st, 2022|

Seniors and elderly loved ones may not believe they need assisted living care. But they also may not understand how much they would enjoy living in a thriving community, free to enjoy their interests, activities, [...]

Shining A Spotlight On Innovations Memory Care At RoseWood Village

2023-04-10T01:31:11-04:00February 2nd, 2021|

One of the distinctive features of RoseWood Village Assisted Living Community is our advanced Innovations Program that is tailored to the individual needs of our residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other memory-related concerns. The [...]

Senior Living Community Checklist: Questions To Ask Before Moving In

2023-01-26T01:00:19-05:00December 29th, 2020|

Every senior living community is different, can feel overwhelming trying to choose the right one, and moving into moving into an assisted living apartment can be a bit challenging too.  Each person looking at [...]

Thriving Through Your Senior Years: How a Senior Living Community Can Help

2020-11-24T12:18:24-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

When considering whether a senior living community is the right choice for you and your family, there are many factors to consider. Of course, individual needs will differ, and each senior living community will have [...]

5 Ways to Prevent Memory Disorders This World Alzheimer’s Month

2020-12-29T21:44:42-05:00October 1st, 2019|

Alzheimer’s Disease International has declared September to be International Alzheimer’s Month, a time where people can become more aware of the effects of these diseases and what they can do to prevent them. We understand [...]

Understanding the Different Terms and Abbreviations on Your Medication

2023-03-06T21:32:34-05:00September 27th, 2019|

Medications are important for our health but can be challenging to deal with and to completely understand. On top of remembering to take the medication at the prescribed times, a lot of the language used [...]

Parkinson’s Disease – Do you know what to watch for?

2019-03-21T16:06:20-04:00March 23rd, 2019|

According to the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, the five most chronic diseases afflicting the elderly are adult-onset diabetes, arthritis, kidney/bladder problems, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease. Though we are all familiar with many of [...]