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Are you worried about your elderly parents getting the care they need at home? Senior living communities offering assisted living are one way to make sure they get the care they need, while giving family members the peace of mind they need. To help ensure the community you choose is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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MorningStar at Jordan provides 29 secure suites devoted to the care of seniors with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases, in addition to our 55 private suites for assisted living. Dedicated to providing the best memory care in the area, our Reflections Neighborhood is designed to encourage residents’ independence as much... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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We often come to think something is true if we hear it stated as if it is a fact. Doctors say this happens in medicine more frequently than we realize. One such disease with lots of misinformation surrounding it is Parkinson’s disease (PD), a neurodegenerative disorder affecting predominantly dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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We all know that life changes can be fraught with anxiety and fear and moving into assisted living is certainly a major change for many seniors. However, experts say there are several things families can do to help ease the transition period. One of those things is to help your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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MorningStar at Jordan is part of the MorningStar Senior Living Company, whose mission is to “cast a new light on senior living.” We start by creating a true home for the residents in our communities, made possible by a dedicated team who understands the highest expression of living is to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Our Denver area MorningStar senior living communities include MorningStar of Arvada; MorningStar at Jordan; MorningStar of Littleton; MorningStar of Parker; MorningStar at RidgeGate; and MorningStar of Wheat Ridge. Currently all have job openings for individuals who love the idea of doing work they can feel proud of as well as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Many older adults, especially those in assisted living communities, are no longer as steady on their feet as they used to be. This puts them in danger of a fall, and a walker, cane or even a wheelchair or scooter is probably advisable. However, before you start using a hand-me-down... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 33% of women and 20% of men 65 years and older lived by themselves in 2020. Experts say living alone doesn’t necessarily mean an individual is lonely, but it often is the case. Not to mention, the pandemic certainly made matters worse with many... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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While there is not a cure for Alzheimer’s and many other dementia-related diseases, it is important to provide the person with the proper level of care. Along with independent and assisted living, Highlands Ranch, CO area MorningStar at RidgeGate offers compassionate memory care. Our Reflections Neighborhood has the amenities and... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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If you live in or around Denver, you most likely know there are lots of senior living communities throughout the area; but we want you to know you will not find a better one to work for than our MorningStar homes. We believe that every position is essential to the... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Research has shown pets are beneficial to seniors. A Place for Mom’s website reports on one study, which found “15 minutes spent bonding with an animal sets off a chemical chain reaction in the brain, lowering levels of the fight-or-flight hormone cortisol and increasing production of the feel-good hormone serotonin.... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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MorningStar of Boulder recognizes that for some, assisted living can seem out of reach for them financially, which is why we strive to help families find ways to make it affordable. One of the solutions we offer is “Companion Living.” This is where two unrelated people of the same sex... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Along with assisted living, MorningStar of Boulder provides 46 secure suites devoted to the individualized, specialized care of those with memory impairment caused by Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Our Reflections Neighborhood is designed to accommodate the needs of our residents and encourages and supports their independence while... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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For many years, people thought stretching exercises were done mainly to help athletes avoid injuries. Research now shows the value of stretching for older adults. The Harvard School of Medicine’s journal reports that doing “simple stretches just two or three times a week can dramatically help anyone increase flexibility, improve... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Many times, a move to assisted living for an elderly loved one is due to an event such as a recent hospitalization for a fall or a worsening medical condition. This means the person does not have the time to process the move from a beloved home, and the sudden... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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As people age, many find their appetites have diminished or they suffer from physical or medical conditions that make eating more difficult. Therefore, the nutritional value found in the foods they do consume is important, and even today, many seniors have an “inadequate intake of vitamins A, B, C, D,... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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In an article in the US News & World Report, experts say forgetfulness is not an inevitable part of growing older and there are things we can do to help maintain and enhance our memory function and overall brain health. Furthermore, they also benefit whole body health. One of the... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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MorningStar of Boulder’s goal is to provide the best assisted living Boulder, CO offers, and we understand that looking at communities and deciding which one is right for you is a big step for a senior. This is why we encourage interested families to give us a call to discuss... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Growing up most of our mothers told us it wasn’t healthy to skip breakfast. While we listened, many of us still went off to school without eating anything. Based on current research, it turns out our mother’s advice was right again, and eating breakfast is good for us for several... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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If a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, MorningStar at Jordan is ready to help. We understand the heartbreak a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease brings with it and wish to share the burden. Our comprehensive memory care supports residents and their families with services, wellness... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Some people think a move to an assisted living community signals an end to their independence but nothing could be further from the truth. At MorningStar at Jordan, we respect the fact that seniors have spent a lifetime living independently, raising families, working jobs, and making their own decisions, and... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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As a vibrant 55+ community, MorningStar at RidgeGate has stylish apartments offering seniors a choice of independent living, assisted living or memory care. Our independent living is designed for active seniors who love the idea of someone else handling the maintenance and housekeeping giving them more time to socialize, travel... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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You may have found that there are several senior living communities in and around Lone Tree and Highlands Ranch and may be wondering what sets MorningStar at RidgeGate apart from all the others. To start with, we offer seniors a wide range of senior living options that start with our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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Experts say perhaps as many as 40 percent of adults over the age of 65 suffer from some level of memory loss, but are quick to add, it does not necessarily mean Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. They explain there are some noticeable characteristics separating normal memory loss... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living
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We often come to think something is true if we hear it stated as if it is a fact. Doctors say this happens in medicine more frequently than we realize. One such disease with lots of misinformation surrounding it is Parkinson’s disease (PD), a neurodegenerative disorder affecting predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2022 at MorningStar Senior Living