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Maintaining, expanding, or deepening social connections in your daily life can help to prevent or ease depression and anxiety, protect your heart, and strengthen your immune system. Studies show that strong social ties and support also boost brain health and may reduce the risk of dementia, lower the risk of physical disability, and are associated with greater longevity.
For many seniors, a retirement residence provides—on several levels—the peace of mind they are looking for. But what does peace of mind mean to you?
For seniors, friends definitely come with benefits: here are four ways to enjoy your friendships this summer:
Recently, Chartwell’s CEO, Vlad Volodarski, was asked to be a guest on episode eight of Seniors Junction, a podcast discussing social isolation among older adults.
Retirement communities offer built-in social opportunities to enjoy group outdoor activities safely, socialize when you eat, chat with friends next door or down the hall even if from a distance, and be supported by peers and staff.
Families with senior loved ones living alone in their own homes right now may feel concerned for their overall health and well-being.
Do you live on your own? Are you finding that the pandemic has you continually making the difficult choice between feeling alone at home or risking your safety to go out and run errands or meet with family and friends?
While there is no one-size-fits-all choice for seniors considering their future living arrangements, a retirement residence can be a smart—and healthy—decision for reasons that might not be obvious at first.
As the days grow shorter and people spend more time indoors amid the pandemic, depression among older adults could become more widespread this winter.
There has been a great deal written and said about long term care (“LTC”) in Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. We wish to set out the facts behind the many myths that have been brought forward.
Many of us are now trying to figure out how not to succumb to “COVID fatigue,” not a physical symptom of the virus, but an emotional symptom.
Now, more than ever, we need summer—long, warm days, gardens in full bloom, and plenty of time to enjoy some fun activities with our social circles that will bring a sense of normalcy.

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