Blog - March 2011

March is National Nutrition Month

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Active Aging

A healthy diet consists of more than tea and toast. Unfortunately, many older adults substitute this snack for a well-balance meal. With the combination of poor nutrition and colder weather, older adults may find it challenging to stay healthy and remain active.

Dorothy Love, Fact or Fiction?

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Active Aging

Dorothy Love, Fact or Fiction? By Deb Sanders I was working on the lease of a cottage with an elderly woman the other day when she made a comment about the name Dorothy Love Retirement Community. She said her son told her not to move to a community that named themselves with such a corny name. He told her we were just trying to sound “cute and sappy”.

Take the Plunge into Park Vista's Aquatic Therapy

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Active Aging

Hey, you 40 something kids - Educate yourself for Mom and Dad!

Posted on March 01, 2011 in Active Aging

My son and my daughter will soon be graduating from The Ohio State University. This is a proud time in my life. However, after a conversation with my daughter Annie last week, I’m not feeling too proud of myself as a daughter. Annie is so excited about starting her new life, having her own job and money – but she is most excited about being able to help me out financially covering the costs of her education. She made me proud but also made me hang my head.

Blog - February 2011

Empowering Lives Through Technology

Posted on February 22, 2011 in Active Aging

By Joel Wrobbel New technology abounds at Westminster-Thurber Community (WTC). Everywhere you turn new products and new computer systems are making our lives better and managing tasks easier. “One of our main goals is to continually create and enhance our community so we can eliminate the BLaHs of life. Technology is one way we can find solutions to Boredom, Loneliness and Helplessness. Through the fun and entertaining Wii games, the challenging brain health programs of the Dankim system and the innovative and multi dimensional computer system of It’s Never 2 Late, WTC is embracing technology,” says Michele Engelbach, Administrator of Westminster-Thurber (10 years of service).