As the Executive Director at Silver Comet Village, it has been both my honor and my pleasure to plant the seeds and nurture our village culture. In speaking with and observing hundreds of residents over the years, I have learned that residents who feel a sense of purpose and a connection to others tend to […]
It is estimated that the number of Americans aged 65 and older will double to 71.5 million by 2026. This increase in the senior population will require additional senior care solutions. Senior living communities that offer continuity of care, or “aging in place,” will allow seniors the option to increase their level of care needs, […]
We owe a lot to those who have served in the different branches of the United States military. Every year on November 11th, Veterans Day is celebrated to honor those who have given so much to our country. Over 13 million veterans are aged 55 or older and took part in some of the significant […]
Diabetes is a condition that doesn’t target specific groups. It’s a growing health concern globally, and diabetes among seniors is no exception. Based on numbers from 2015 by the CDC, over 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with a form of diabetes, and about 12 million are above the age of 65.
Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more joints, causing stiffness and pain in the joint. If you or the senior in your life is dealing with arthritis, you may be seeking ways to alleviate the symptoms.
According to the World Health Organization, depression is a widespread problem affecting over 300 million individuals worldwide. However, of these 300 million, less than half are seeking treatment.
With millions of Americans set to hit the retirement age this year alone, the ideal dream for many is to retire at home. Though this dream is noble, the truth behind retiring at home is that it comes with many unexpected costs, work, and obstacles. Today’s senior living communities, like Silver Comet Village, are innovating […]
In a previous blog post, we shared research and breakthroughs regarding Alzheimer’s disease since it was first discovered. With this blog, we are taking a more historical approach and tailoring the information towards the history of the disease itself and answering the question “What is Alzheimer’s disease?”.
At Silver Comet Village, our approach to senior health is simple; we seek out a variety of activities that provide health benefits to all of our residents – mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially. Silver Comet Village takes the well-being of our residents very seriously. At Silver Comet Village, we strive to enhance your quality of […]
The discovery of Alzheimer’s disease occurred over a century ago. As the fight continues and Alzheimer’s disease research progresses, researchers are starting to understand more and more about the condition. This research has led to the development of memory care and memory support services like the ones Silver Comet Village has to offer.