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It’s Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month at Village on the Green

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month takes place annually each June. It provides an opportunity to join the Alzheimer’s Association in conversation and education about the brain, brain health, Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Typically there are events, fundraisers and other special activities held throughout the month. The Longest Day is the single largest …

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Planning for Retirement in Central Florida

There’s always a certain level of uncertainty that accompanies planning for retirement. Even if you started saving early and are on track to retire at the average retirement age of 64 in the U.S., or maybe even earlier, there still may be lingering worries that you haven’t saved enough. And then there’s the other big …

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Can You Identify the Warning Signs of Stroke?

How should you react if someone is having a stroke? Could you even identify the warning signs? If you hesitated when thinking about how to respond to these questions, you are not alone. In one survey conducted by the CDC only 38 percent of respondents were aware of all major stroke symptoms and knew to …

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How Occupational Therapy Can Help Increase Your Range of Motion

The health of our residents at Village on the Green is of the utmost importance, which is reflected in our award-winning skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Our newly opened state-of-the-art Health Center represents our commitment to providing a full continuum of care for the men and women who have come to call our community in …

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Why We Chose Independent Living at Village on the Green

As you are exploring senior retirement communities in and around Orlando, it can be difficult to determine which one is right for you. So we asked a couple residents from our Village on the Green independent living community to share their experiences and offer insights into the decision-making process that led them to their new …

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Help You Kick-Start Downsizing Your Home

Spring is the season most often associated with new beginnings, so it only makes sense that many people look forward to annual spring cleaning. After a long winter, the warmer weather is wonderful for airing out the house and tackling overdue chores. However, it’s not just a time for catching up. It can also be …

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Choosing the Right Independent Living Floor Plan for Your Lifestyle

Moving into a senior living community gives you an opportunity to adapt what you love about your current setup into a smaller footprint, while adding new elements for the perfect senior independent living floor plan. We’ve assembled a list of top considerations to help you narrow down your floor plan options. Square Footage A good …

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What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care?

As we age, certain aspects of life can become more challenging. Older adults often need assistance with self-care, mobility and other activities of daily living. They may feel isolated after the loss of a spouse, or because family members or friends have moved away. Retirement communities can be a vibrant alternative to living alone, providing …

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Why Longwood, FL, May be One of Florida’s Best-Kept Secrets

If you’re exploring the best places to retire near Orlando, Longwood, FL, should be on your list. This charming town in central Florida has a lot to offer those over age 60, and provides plenty of opportunities to explore, play and enjoy every day. Outdoor Recreation If being able to enjoy nature is important to …

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