Why is Physical Activity Such a Big Deal

  Regular exercise and physical activity are important to the physical and mental health of almost everyone, including older adults. Being physically active can help you continue to do the things you enjoy and stay independent as you age. Regular physical activity over long periods of ti... Read More
Why is Physical Activity Such a Big Deal

Living with Elderly Parents: Do You Regret the Decision?

You did it, didn't you? You promised, long ago when your dad died, that you'd take care of Mom and she'd never have to go to a nursing home. You promised Mom – after her visit to a nursing home, one of the worst in the state, to visit a friend – which she'd never have to go to a care facility of... Read More
Living with Elderly Parents: Do You Regret the Decision?

Choosing a Nursing Home

Making An Important Life Decision Choosing a nursing home may be one of the most important life decisions you may have to make for yourself, a family member or a friend. Often the decision will need to be made during a crisis or immediately after a serious illness or injury. Learning as much as you... Read More
Choosing a Nursing Home

A Healthy Diet for Seniors

In 2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) adapted its famous food pyramid to recognize the unique nutritional needs of older adults. Hart Heritage Estates Assisted Living uses these guidelines to inform all dietary and menu selections MyPlate ... Read More
A Healthy Diet for Seniors