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Embracing Active Aging: Revitalizing Senior Living Communities Through Fitness and Physical ActivitiesEmbracing Active Aging: Revitalizing Senior Living Communities Through Fitness and Physical Activities
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Embracing Active Aging: Revitalizing Senior Living Communities Through Fitness and Physical Activities
Oct 2, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Discover the transformative power of active aging: learn how to infuse fitness and vitality into your programming for a thriving and engaged resident community.

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Rethinking Environmental Wellness: The Benefits of Cleaning and Caring for Your Senior Living EnvironmentRethinking Environmental Wellness: The Benefits of Cleaning and Caring for Your Senior Living Environment
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Rethinking Environmental Wellness: The Benefits of Cleaning and Caring for Your Senior Living Environment
Aug 14, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Discover why older adults, more than any other age group, can gain many benefits from maintaining a clean and well-cared for living space.

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The Real Impact of Life Enrichment: Reducing Loneliness and IsolationThe Real Impact of Life Enrichment: Reducing Loneliness and Isolation
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The Real Impact of Life Enrichment: Reducing Loneliness and Isolation
Jul 20, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Explore the impact of loneliness and isolation on health, particularly among older adults, and learn how social connection influences our overall well-being.

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Why Loneliness is as Dangerous as 15 Cigarettes a Day for Older AdultsWhy Loneliness is as Dangerous as 15 Cigarettes a Day for Older Adults
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Why Loneliness is as Dangerous as 15 Cigarettes a Day for Older Adults
Feb 24, 2022
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Welbi

Loneliness kills. For seniors, loneliness can be as large of a health risk as obesity, smoking, or alcoholism.

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7 Ways to Prevent Memory Loss in Old Age7 Ways to Prevent Memory Loss in Old Age
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7 Ways to Prevent Memory Loss in Old Age
Jul 19, 2018
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Welbi

Memory loss is a common factor that affects older adults. Although there is no way to completely prevent it, there are certain factors that can help.

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How Does Your Body Change as You Age? (Part 2)How Does Your Body Change as You Age? (Part 2)
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How Does Your Body Change as You Age? (Part 2)
Feb 16, 2018
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Welbi

Do you know how your body will be affected by age? Nearly every part of the body is affected by age-related changes in some way, shape, or form.

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How Does Your Body Change as You Age? (Part 1)How Does Your Body Change as You Age? (Part 1)
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How Does Your Body Change as You Age? (Part 1)
Feb 9, 2018
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Welbi

As we age, we experience a variety of changes throughout our bodies. This article will touch on some of these common age-related changes.

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5 Misconceptions About Aging5 Misconceptions About Aging
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5 Misconceptions About Aging
Feb 2, 2018
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Welbi

There are a lot of stereotypes that are associated with getting older. Here are 5 misconceptions about aging, and the truths behind the stereotypes.

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Healthy Eating Habits for DiabeticsHealthy Eating Habits for Diabetics
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Healthy Eating Habits for Diabetics
Jan 19, 2018
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Welbi

By eating a proper diet, exercising regularly, and regularly monitoring blood sugar levels people affected by diabetes can keep their levels in an acceptable target range.

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How Can You Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss?How Can You Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss?
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How Can You Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss?
Jan 16, 2018
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Welbi

As people get older, it’s common to experience a decrease in muscle mass. The progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass is called sarcopenia.

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6 Ways That Seniors Can Stay Safe and Warm This Winter6 Ways That Seniors Can Stay Safe and Warm This Winter
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6 Ways That Seniors Can Stay Safe and Warm This Winter
Jan 11, 2018
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Welbi

The cold, dry air can cause discomfort, and ice and snow can cause slips and falls. Stay warm and secure during the winter months and avoid any risks by following our winter safety tips.

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What's the Difference between Dementia and Alzheimer's?What's the Difference between Dementia and Alzheimer's?
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What's the Difference between Dementia and Alzheimer's?
Dec 12, 2017
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Welbi

Do you know what the difference is between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Are they the same thing, or are they completely different?

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10 Best Heart-Healthy Foods10 Best Heart-Healthy Foods
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10 Best Heart-Healthy Foods
Dec 8, 2017
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Welbi

A healthy diet can help lower the body’s cholesterol levels and keep arteries relaxed, which keeps the heart healthy and prevents problems.

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6 Ways That Older Adults Can Stay Active This Winter6 Ways That Older Adults Can Stay Active This Winter
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6 Ways That Older Adults Can Stay Active This Winter
Nov 24, 2017
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Welbi

Don't let the cold weather prevent you from maintaining your healthy habits. Here are 6 ways that older adults can continue staying active this winter.

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What Happens to Your Body and Mind When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep?What Happens to Your Body and Mind When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep?
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What Happens to Your Body and Mind When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep?
Nov 21, 2017
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Welbi

Are you getting enough sleep? Lack of sleep can have a variety of negative side effects on the body and mind in both the short-term and the long-term.

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6 Ways Physical Activity Helps Older Adults Live Longer and Healthier6 Ways Physical Activity Helps Older Adults Live Longer and Healthier
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6 Ways Physical Activity Helps Older Adults Live Longer and Healthier
Nov 17, 2017
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Welbi

Exercise is important for people of all ages, but it’s especially important for older adults. Here are 6 ways that it can help you live longer and healthier.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp While Aging5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp While Aging
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5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp While Aging
Nov 10, 2017
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Welbi

Approximately one in ten people over the age of 65 has Alzheimer's Disease. Learn how you can prevent this from happening to you by follow these tips.

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How Should We Deal with Senior Loneliness and Isolation?How Should We Deal with Senior Loneliness and Isolation?
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How Should We Deal with Senior Loneliness and Isolation?
Nov 1, 2017
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Welbi

How should we react when our senior citizens are literally dying from loneliness? Welbi explores what government, senior organizations & family can do to help.

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5 Benefits of Using a Life Enrichment Platform Over Wearable Tech5 Benefits of Using a Life Enrichment Platform Over Wearable Tech
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5 Benefits of Using a Life Enrichment Platform Over Wearable Tech
Oct 25, 2017
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Welbi

Using a life enrichment platform in a senior living community offers several advantages over relying solely on wearable technology. While wearable tech has its benefits, in this blog we explore how a life enrichment platform offers a more personalized approach to resident well-being.

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Healthy Sleep Habits for SeniorsHealthy Sleep Habits for Seniors
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Healthy Sleep Habits for Seniors
Oct 4, 2017
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Welbi

As people get older, their sleep habits and needs change. If you or a loved one is having problems getting restful sleep, some of these tips may be beneficial.

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