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Older golfer, staying heart smart

Tips for Eating Heart Healthy

A Healthy Diet and Physical Activity Promote Heart Health Heart disease, defined as plaque buildup in the walls of the arteries, is now the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women.  Excess plaque causes the arteries to narrow and makes it more difficult for blood […]
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Nursing Home Resident with Nurse

9 Habits That May Reduce Your Risk for Developing Alzheimer’s – U.S. News & World Report

Recommended reading: 9 Habits That May Reduce Your Risk for Developing Alzheimer’s – U.S. News & World Report
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Senior with a cup of water

Hydration for Older Adults is Vital

Both a healthy diet and adequate hydration are key for maintaining good health.  This is especially true for older adults as their bodies and metabolism continue to change.  Staying hydrated is important because water plays a role in all cells, tissues, and bodily functions.  It helps cool our temperature, lubricates […]
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Friends Having Lunch Together

The Nutrition Benefits of Eating in a Social Environment

The Importance of Nutrition for Seniors At every stage of life, adequate nutrition and overall health need to be kept top of mind.  While many focus on eating less and losing weight, the elderly population has different considerations when it comes to food and nutrition.  Throughout the aging process, eating […]
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Grandfather and Granddaughter eating at Traditions

Nutrition: How Assisted Living Addresses the Needs of Aging Adults

There are several nutrition issues to consider in order to maintain optimal health.  Preparing meals to meet optimum health requirement may become more challenging due to the many changes bodies go through as we age. Weight gain Over time, our metabolism slows down and caloric needs decrease.  However, we still […]
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Group of Senior Friends having fun at Traditions Senior Living

What You Need to Know About Assisted Living

Assisted living is a popular long-term senior living option that provides personal care services such as dressing, transportation, meals and medication management as well as social opportunities.  A new concept just 30 years ago, assisted living is the most popular long-term solution today. Assisted living, with its range of personalized care, provides […]
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Limestone County’s Newest Senior Living Community: Traditions of Athens

ATHENS, Ala., July 6, 2016 – Traditions Senior Living, LLC, is pleased to announce a new senior living community in Limestone County: Traditions of Athens. Traditions of Athens, located at 22171 Traditions Way (off of Greenfield Drive), Athens, AL, will offer housing and care services for seniors who wish to […]
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Nursing Home Resident with Nurse

Traditions of Athens, 58,000 Sq. Ft. of Living Space – Breaks Ground

Traditions Senior Living, Century Investment Partners Plan Alabama Assisted Living Community FRANKLIN, February 4, 2016 – Franklin, Tennessee-based, Traditions Senior Living and Century Investment Partners (also of Franklin,) plan to break ground in April of this year on a new assisted living community in Athens, Alabama. Traditions of Athens will […]
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