Make your Visits More Worthwhile

Residents who have frequent visitors from family members, have a happier and more positive outlook on life. They have what to look forward to. Make your visits worth more. Follow these tips and recommendations to help make the most of family visits: Keep a routine and establish a visiting schedule, as habitual check-ins with your family […]

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The Secret Benefits of Music Therarpy

Listening to music is a fun and entertaining activity for people of all ages, but for seniors, it could also play a part in improving their quality of life. An engaging song not only has the ability to get one’s foot tapping, but may in turn evoke positive feelings, help with relaxation, aid in neurological […]

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The Great Benefits of the Great Outdoors

What exercise can help profoundly lift your mood, while also giving a whole host of physical benefits? It turns out that simply walking a few minutes a day can do the trick.  A mental health study, done by researchers at the University of Michigan, concluded that take a nature walk with a group of people […]

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5 things to do on Senior Citizens Day- August 21st

In 1988, August 21st was declared National Senior Citizen’s Day by President Reagan. The day is meant to honor the senior citizens in our lives, who have given us love and shared their wisdom, helping us become the people we are now. There are many ways you can celebrate National Senior Citizen’s Day with your […]

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Pet Therapy Changes the Lives of the Seniors

Everyone knows that petting a dog or cat is known to have calming effects on your body. A pet can bring many health benefits to its owner, including lower cholesterol and even helping them fight depression. As a result, more and more animals are being used for therapeutic purposes at senior facilities. It makes seniors […]

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10 Amazing Benefits of Tai-Chi

Originally developed for self defense, Tai Chi (pronounced, Tie-Chee) has evolved into a graceful exercise that reduces stress, improves muscle strength and improves flexibility, all through it’s serene, gentle, flowing movements. Here are some amazing benefits of Tai Chi. Relieves Pain Senior citizens often suffer from joint stiffness, weakness and a limited range of motion, […]

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Cardiac Rehab: What to Expect

Regaining strength after cardiac surgery can sometimes be just as challenging as the surgery itself. Cardiac rehab, with the help of Fort Tryon’s trained professionals, can help patients resume their life with confidence and independence. What does Cardiac Rehab at Fort Tryon Look Like? Cardiac rehabilitation programs can last between one to three months. Patients work with […]

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