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Blog - October 2018

Transitioning Home From A Rehab Center

Posted on October 26, 2018 in Rehabilitation

You’ve worked hard to rehabilitate your body after your illness or injury and are now ready to return home. While the hard part of the process is mostly over, returning home may present a few unexpected challenges. The good news is that there are things you can do that will help you enjoy a smoother transition from your rehab center to home.

Tips for Starting the Conversation with Mom or Dad about the Next Chapter

Posted on October 19, 2018 in Caregiving, Learning

While mom and dad may have worked hard all their lives with plans of enjoying retirement, their ideas of what that life will be like may be a little vague and highly flexible. Even if they have a vague idea of where their lives are going after retirement, they may have forgotten to clue you in. The best way to learn about future plans for your parents is to sit down and have the talk: where is the best place to live in retirement?

Great Ways to Get Exercise Indoors

Posted on October 12, 2018 in Health and Wellness

Getting exercise is important throughout the year. In the cold of winter and on the hottest summer days, it can be a challenge for those who are accustomed to getting their fill of daily movement in the great outdoors. The good news is that there are many great ways to exercise indoors whenever the weather outdoors does not comply.

A 20 Minute Walk a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Posted on October 05, 2018 in Active Aging

At Ohio Living Breckenridge Village, we pride ourselves in offering many opportunities for physical fitness for residents of all fitness levels. What you may be surprised to learn, though, is that working as few as 20 minutes per day of walking into your routine can bring about big, beneficial changes for your health. These are a few of the benefits physical activity can provide.

Blog - September 2018

Planning Ahead: It Wasn't Raining when Noah Built the Ark

Posted on September 28, 2018 in Learning

People thought Noah was crazy when he began building this massive ship. They ridiculed him – and his family. Biblical scholars believe the ark took between 55 and 75 years to build, so Noah spent a long time planning for his rainy day. While planning ahead for retirement today doesn’t require quite the same amount of diligence and dedication, it still remains necessary.