News from and about Sedgebrook

Check this page often for the latest news, articles and stories about Sedgebrook — including insight on how to age successfully.


Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction

It’s a Proud Time to Live at Sedgebrook Our management company, Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent living senior living communities two years in a row — and we have you to thank for it. This award demonstrates that residents and their families are receiving the care and …

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Questions to Ask During Your Senior Living Tour

As you’re trying to decide which senior living community is right for you, one of the most important steps in the process is taking an on-site tour. You’ll get a real sense of the campus, hopefully meet a few residents, and have in-depth conversations with team members. Moving to a great community can enhance your …

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How to Spot Senior Isolation and What to Do About It

According to the Pew Research Center, 27% of adults age 60 or older live by themselves. There are a number of reasons why older adults may become more isolated over the years. Disability, transportation challenges and hearing loss are just a few of the possible causes of increasing social isolation. Sometimes added challenges can arrive …

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Fun Halloween Activities for Seniors

No matter how much we love them, holidays can sneak up on us. All of a sudden, the day’s approaching, and you need quick festive ideas you can fit into your busy schedule. After rightsizing, many seniors don’t have as many of the go-to decorations, cookie cutters and party paraphernalia they used to keep in …

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42 Foods to Help Boost Immune Systems in Seniors

As we enter harvest season and the beginning of flu season, it’s the perfect time to make sure we’re boosting our immune systems with healthy foods. Fresh ingredients can add delightful flavors to fall dishes as well as provide necessary nutrients to keep us healthier this season.  When you’re searching for foods that are good …

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How to Celebrate National Grandparents Day When You Can’t Visit

What and When Is National Grandparents Day? Grandparents Day is a national holiday in the U.S. It always takes place on a Sunday in September. In 2020, Grandparents Day falls on September 13. A woman named Marian McQuade came up with the idea for a holiday celebrating the positive influence of grandparents on the lives …

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How to Practice Spiritual Wellness While Social Distancing

We know the importance of spiritual wellness for seniors. A spiritual connection can help older adults experience better mental health and even feel lower levels of physical pain[1]. So in this time of social distancing, how do we tend to our spirits? Whether you have a well-established spiritual practice, belong to a religion or are …

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Tips for Starting a Book Club

Books are wondrous. We know, of course, that reading helps seniors improve cognitive health and memory and reduce stress, but that’s not often why we crack a spine and spend hours with a book in our hands. We explore new lands and times. We meet fascinating characters and overcome challenges. With the profound feelings a …

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8 Tips for Long-Distance Grandparents

Children need their grandparents at every stage of their youth. The wisdom and love of older generations can help lead a child through even trying times, though it can be difficult to stay connected when they live far apart from each other. While separation creates challenges, many seniors have found new and creative ways to …

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