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News from The Preserve as well as current topics of interest for the people we serve, their families and our community.

 

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Creative Ways to Stay Connected with Loved Ones Through the Holidays

While many of us are spending the winter holidays apart from family and friends, there are still so many ways to make the season special and to connect with each other. This is even more important to the seniors in our lives, especially those that live in a care community. Coming up with creative wa…

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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

October is typically when individuals and teams gather across the nation to walk together with the goal to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care and research. This year the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s looks a little different, but the commitment from the various communities is still …

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Skilled Rehabilitation: Providing a New Lease on Life

As we age, our body goes through many changes including, but not limited to, a decline in balance, heart conditions, and joint deterioration in the knee, hip, shoulder or ankle. Personalized therapy and skilled rehabilitation programs provide help in the recovery process and gets the patient back on…

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Sensory Loss in Seniors

Each of the five senses connects us to our world in different ways, but as we age they begin to change. The staff and caregivers at The Preserve understand that sensory loss has a great impact on older adults and also can be difficult to grasp for those who are not experiencing the same. AREAD MORE >

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How We Weather the Storm During Hurricane Season

With the hurricane season upon us, the health and safety of our senior residents, staff and extended community is top priority. Even though it will not likely peak until August or September, The Preserve is working behind the scenes to prepare for what is being forecasted as a very active season. Fr…

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Providing Connections Through Technology to Our Residents with iN2L

During this time of social isolation in all communities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the availability of technology-based tools is more important than ever to help seniors stay connected to the outside world. Implementation of iN2L, or It’s Never 2 Late, at The Preserve has done just that, in add…

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COVID-19 Response

CMS (the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services), the Florida Dept. of Health and Governor DeSantis announced sweeping proposals this weekend that ban visitors for the next 30-days to Nursing Homes, Assisted Livings and most congregate senior community settings – for the next 30-days. The ban a…

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Volunteers of America Founders Day

Volunteers of America (VOA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in need. The organization includes over 16,000 paid, professional employees and more than 60,000 volunteers who dedicate time, money, and other resources to the cause. For more than 124 years, VOA has helped people o…

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Why Healthy Socialization and Activities Matter as We Age

Studies show a strong link between the overall health of older adults and the level of social interaction in their lives. The need for a social life and healthy relationships with family and friends does not diminish as we age, and is particularly important for seniors. The positive effects of socia…

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