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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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Managing the Emotions of Downsizing

Even though we know the many benefits of moving to a senior living community, many older adults put off the process of downsizing. The anticipation of stress can lead many people to delay their move until an emergency makes it vital. But beginning the process of downsizing your home while you’re healthy and strong allows …

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Understanding the Different Stages of Dementia

Dementia is a general term for symptoms of cognitive decline leading to impaired memory or reasoning that interferes with day-to-day living. Many types of dementia exist, and many conditions cause it. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for between 60 to 80% of dementia diagnoses. It’s a degenerative brain disease that …

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Questions to Ask Assisted Living Communities

Whether you’re newly exploring assisted living for a family member in need of senior care, or you’re well into your search for an assisted living community, you’ve likely already come to a realization: There’s a lot to consider! You can get organized and make your search more manageable by using this list of questions to …

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