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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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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 Update

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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It’s Official – The Preserve is Open!

We are thrilled to announce the official opening of The Preserve! Our first residents have arrived and are feeling settled in and learning the lay of the land in their beautiful new home. The excitement from when we first broke ground to now has grown exponentially and we are bursting at the seams w…

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Four Tools to Effectively Manage Chronic Pain

Pain is our body’s warning that something is wrong and is a normal reaction to injury or illness. As the body heals, the pain typically goes away, but for some the pain continues even after the cause has gone away. When the pain continues for 3 to 6 months or longer, it is considered chronic.

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6 Tips to Managing Emotions During the Holidays

As a community who cares for their residents and staff who may be feeling the holiday blues, The Preserve is committed to offering a whole-person approach to wellness and lifestyle, including programs geared toward living a full and enriched life. Wellness is not only physical; it is mental, emotion…

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2020 Medicare Costs and Coverages

There are many confusing rules and regulations for our seniors to follow when signing up for Medicare and/or the private plans, and the process can be overwhelming. It’s important for Medicare beneficiaries to understand all their options, what Medicare covers and, most importantly, what it doesn…

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