Tag: Community

Community senior centers: A hub for staying healthy, active and independent

https://youtube.com/watch?v=_a02GBMVCFg On March 6, HHS leaders visited the Walter Reed Community and Senior Center in Arlington, Virginia, where older adults participate in a wide variety of programs to help them stay healthy, engaged, and living in the community. Part of a network of community senior centers across the country, it has something for everyone — Read More

Community senior centers: A hub for staying healthy, active and independent

https://youtube.com/watch?v=_a02GBMVCFg On March 6, HHS leaders visited the Walter Reed Community and Senior Center in Arlington, Virginia, where older adults participate in a wide variety of programs to help them stay healthy, engaged, and living in the community. Part of a network of community senior centers across the country, it has something for everyone — Read More

Age Friendly New York City Helps Seniors Stay Active

https://youtube.com/watch?v=QGqVD-Xpd-Y Seniors now account for roughly one out of every six New Yorkers. A recent initiative aims to assist older citizens stay healthy, active and connected to the community. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how that program has been making New York more accessible and affordable for its elders. Read More

Age Friendly New York City Helps Seniors Stay Active

https://youtube.com/watch?v=QGqVD-Xpd-Y Seniors now account for roughly one out of every six New Yorkers. A recent initiative aims to assist older citizens stay healthy, active and connected to the community. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how that program has been making New York more accessible and affordable for its elders. Read More

Healthy advocacy: Seniors mobilize to meet the challenges of good nutrition

https://youtube.com/watch?v=OobOp4GmDSg With the help of a Stanford study on healthy aging, low-income residents of a Northern Californian senior housing facility have become fresh food crusaders, revitalizing their community garden and working with city planners to make it easier to walk to the local farmers’ market. For more information: http://prevention.stanford.edu/ http://med.stanford.edu/ Read More

Panel 3 – Innovations and Technology: the Future of Senior Living

https://youtube.com/watch?v=lJfF9rmLZxY Symposium for Healthy Aging & Senior Living Organized by the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging June 12, 2017 Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego Moderator, Ramesh Rao, PhD Director, UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute A Look Ahead at Senior Living: Innovative Models around the Globe Elizabeth Ecker, MSJ Editor, Senior Housing News Robotics Read More

Benefits of Living in a Senior Housing Community

https://youtube.com/watch?v=2W02DF1uaPk We’re a social species. We crave interaction and activity with other people. And that need doesn’t go away with age. That’s why senior independent living communities are so important. They provide a sense of community that’s difficult to maintain if you’re living by yourself. So what are some other benefits of senior housing communities? Read More

Healthy Aging and Senior Housing – Dilip Jeste

https://youtube.com/watch?v=gy4WZz1W53g Symposium for Healthy Aging & Senior Living Organized by the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging June 12, 2017 Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego Dilip Jeste, MD Director, UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging & Senior Care Why do I need to think about senior housing? Read More

Healthy Living: When to Choose Assisted Living?

https://youtube.com/watch?v=HRp_BzQSMys As your parents or other loved ones age, you eventually may face the decision to move them out of their home to an assisted living environment. But when will you know it’s time to move? Although every family is different, you may want to keep a watch for these signs to help you make Read More

Healthy aging for seniors

https://youtube.com/watch?v=LGFT-Ska1NM We’re all aging and as we do our health and independence become more important. This Apple Talk video features expert advice for seniors about the following topics: healthy eating, active living, connecting with community and home care services. Read More