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Top 5 Best Functional Exercises for Seniors

An older adult man planking on an exercise mat while looking at his laptop.

As we age, staying active becomes even more important for maintaining independence and a high quality of life. Functional exercises can help!  These exercises mimic everyday movements like picking up groceries or climbing stairs. They work multiple muscle groups at once, improving your strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility. Here are the top 5 functional exercises […]

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How Often Should You Visit a Parent in Memory Care

A middle-aged man giving a bouquet of flowers to his older adult mother during his visit.

Entering the realm of memory care can be a profound transition for both individuals experiencing memory loss and their families. A common question arises: “How often should I visit my family member in memory care?”  Deciding how often to visit a parent in memory care is a deeply personal matter that varies significantly from one […]

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Does Assisted Living Have Nurses?

An older adult woman having a conversation with a happy assisted living nurse.

During the golden years of life, finding a place that feels like home and provides the necessary care you may need becomes vital. Assisted living communities can bridge the gap between independent living and medical care centers, offering a balanced environment for seniors who may need some assistance with daily activities.  A pivotal aspect of […]

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Can People with Dementia Live Alone?

Mature man helping his mother do a crossword puzzle.

Navigating life with dementia presents unique challenges for those affected and their support networks. A common query surrounds the feasibility of individuals with dementia residing alone. The complexity of dementia, influenced by its stage, the individual’s living conditions, and available support, dictates the answer.  The ability of people with dementia to live alone will depend […]

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Mind and Body: Therapeutic Activities for the Elderly

Woman and her daughter walking and laughing during a walk in the park.

Welcoming the later years with grace and vitality is a journey that encompasses comprehensive care for both the mind and body. At The Lodge at Historic Lewes, we understand the profound impact of therapeutic activities on the lives of our elderly residents, particularly those with memory impairments.  These activities are not just pastimes; they are […]

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The Differences Between Skilled Nursing vs. Assisted Living

Mature woman sitting and laughing with her caregiver.

As we age, it is common to seek assistance and care as daily routines become more challenging. There are various care options to choose from, including skilled nursing and assisted living.  Understanding the differences between these two types of care facilities can help you make an informed decision for yourself or a loved one.  The […]

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