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 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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COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE – 12/9/20

Sedgebrook is working with CVS pharmacy to provide vaccination for residents in priority levels of care as determined by the CDC and local state vaccination plans. This includes residents in skilled care, Assisted Living Memory Care, as well as, community staff. The vaccine is completely voluntary and will be administered by a professional through our …

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Winter Wellness Tips for Seniors

Shorter days, cold temperatures and slippery conditions can leave seniors wondering how to keep active in the winter. If you’re used to going on a daily walk or attending a group exercise class, staying inside can feel like an obstacle to fitness and wellness. But it doesn’t have to be. Prioritizing your wellness routine is …

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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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