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.


5 Early Warning Signs of a Stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. It might start with a sudden severe headache. You might feel weak or numb on one side of your face or body. Some people have trouble speaking or understanding speech. Others notice blind spots in one eye. Many people ignore the signs of stroke because …

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The Benefits of Laughter for Older Adults

The preacher came to call the other day. He said at my age I should be thinking of the hereafter. I told him, “Oh, I do it all the time. No matter where I am — in the parlor, upstairs, in the kitchen, or down in the basement — I ask myself, “Now, what am …

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Can Yoga and Meditation Help Boost Immune Health for Seniors?

Your immune system works 24/7 to fight off illnesses. When it recognizes a threat, it responds by attacking the viruses and bacteria it sees as a problem. When your immune system isn’t doing well, you start to feel sick, tired and rundown. What can you do to help your immune system win the fight against …

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

When the birds start chirping, flowers start blooming, and buds on the trees grow bigger every day, they’re sure signs spring has arrived. And that means it’s time for spring cleaning. Granted, you may prefer to go for a walk or get out in the garden, but giving your home a good clean can be …

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Financial Tips for Newly Retired Seniors

Retirement is an exciting time. After decades of working, many seniors look forward to taking life at a slower pace. Maybe to you, retirement means finally having time to travel the world. Or explore a hobby you’ve always enjoyed. Or perhaps you see it as an opportunity to spend more time with family and friends. …

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Best Ways to Boost Senior Mobility for Increased Independence

Movement and exercise are important at every age, but it seems to be particularly important for seniors who want to maintain their active lifestyle. The CDC reports that each year, one out of four seniors fall, and falling once increases your chances of falling again in the future. Many falls can be linked to a …

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Can You Slow the Aging Process?

Aging is beautiful. In their later years, adults often become happier, more confident, wiser and more empathetic. But not everyone loves the physical signs of aging. We’ve created a list of suggestions for how to slow down the aging process naturally to help you enjoy your retirement years as much as possible. 8 Helpful Tips: …

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5 Ways to Stay Active When You Can’t Go Out

Exercise and activity are crucial for physical, mental and emotional health, but there are times when going to the gym doesn’t seem like the best idea. You may want to avoid cold, flu or COVID-19 germs. If you don’t live in a large community like Sedgebrook, you may not want to leave your house to …

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Priority Access to Newly F.D.A. Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

Sedgebrook is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available.  Specific vaccination distribution and …

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Best Apps for Seniors

You’re an older adult. You’re well educated. And you’re tech-savvy. You represent a growing generation of seniors who are embracing mobile technology at a fast pace. According to Pew Research, nearly 42% or 4 in 10  seniors now own a smartphone, a number that has doubled since 2013. Interestingly, affluent and educated younger seniors own …

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