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ADLs and IADLs: What Are They & What is Their Impact?

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In our daily lives, we perform various tasks that are essential to our well-being and independent functioning. Two crucial categories of activities that significantly impact our independence are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs).

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Tennessee Living: Summer Activities for Seniors

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As the sun shines brighter and the days grow longer, Tennessee welcomes the arrival of summer. Our beautiful state, known for its stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage, offers plenty of exciting summer activities for seniors to enjoy during the warmer weather.

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The Importance of Hydration: Are You Drinking Enough Water?

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As we age, it becomes increasingly important to prioritize our health and well-being. While many factors play into this, one aspect that often gets overlooked is hydration. Staying hydrated is essential for people of all ages, but it holds particular significance for older adults. With aging, the body’s ability to retain water decreases, making older […]

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Understanding What to Expect from Memory Care as a Family Member

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The Pavilion Senior Living would like to help family members better understand memory care services by sharing what you can expect from these communities. 

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What Causes Fatigue in Seniors?

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Fatigue is a common concern for many older adults. In fact, the National Institutes of Health report that “fatigue is a symptom experienced by 40-74% of older individuals in the United States.” It can be caused by a variety of factors, both physical and emotional, and can significantly affect an individual’s overall health and well-being.

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When is it Time to Move from Assisted Living to Memory Care?

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Assisted living is designed for older adults who need or would benefit from assistance with daily tasks, such as bathing, dressing, and medication management, as well as those looking for socialization and connection opportunities in a community setting. However, assisted living communities are not equipped to care for individuals living with memory impairment, such as […]

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How to Support a Parent or Family Member Recovering After Surgery

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Surgery can be physically and emotionally challenging, especially for older adults, and the recovery process can be long and sometimes complicated. Some individuals may be in a rush to return to their routine by pushing their bodies too hard, too fast, and actually delay the recovery process.

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Is it Too Late for Assisted Living Care?

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Assisted living care is designed for older adults who need help and support with the activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and medication management. It can be a great option for those who want to safely maintain their independence and live in a community setting while receiving the support they need.

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Ways for Seniors to Celebrate Earth Day & Invest in Our Planet All Year

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Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22nd, aimed at raising awareness and promoting action to protect the planet. It is a day to reflect on the state of the earth and take steps to reduce our environmental impact. Since the first Earth Day was held in 1970, 1 billion individuals are mobilized […]