Wrapping up your holiday shopping? Shop using Amazon Smile and help our community! You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support our community by clicking below! smile.amazon.com/ch/95-3472345... See moreSee less
According to this TED Talk the secret to longevity is not what you may expect - it is maintaining an active social life and close personal relationships within a community. Wondering where to retire in a social environment supported by a vibrant community? Learn more about The Samarkand by visiting our website. Watch the video here: ow.ly/bRX730mWJnK... See moreSee less
The Italian island of Sardinia has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as North America. Why? According to psychologist Susan Pinker, it's not a sunny disposition or a low-fat, gluten-free diet that keeps the islanders healthy -- it's their emphasis on clos...
Our community offers many opportunities to stay active and exercise with others! This article in McKnight's Senior Living provides valuable findings on the exercise habits of aging adults, as well as tips to best accommodate them on senior living community campuses. ow.ly/341c30mVBOE... See moreSee less
Congratulations to Covenant Village of Golden Valley, Covenant Village of Turlock, Windsor Park, Covenant Village of Colorado, Covenant Village of Northbrook, The Samarkand, Covenant Shores, and Covenant Village of the Great Lakes! These communities received the designation of "Best Nursing Home" from U.S. News and World Report. "Several million Americans will spend at least some time in a nursing home this year, whether undergoing rehab after a hospital stay or as long-term residents," said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News. "Finding a nursing home that meets an individual's specific needs can be overwhelming. The Best Nursing Home ratings are designed to help potential residents and their families navigate this important decision."
"One of the key components to a smooth transition is to start searching for the ideal setting as early as possible. Prospects should be planning and considering their options for months, even years, before a move is necessary, notes the article in U.S. News & World Report." Learn more: ow.ly/sQGz30mRlz1... See moreSee less
Want to keep a healthy weight and heart? Studies released ahead of the American Heart Association's yearly meeting identified three key tips for a heart-healthy lifestyle. Learn more... ow.ly/C48s30mOJUd... See moreSee less
Thanks to everyone who supported our Benevolent Care Fund yesterday for #GivingTuesday. While the international day of giving may be over, it is never too late to make a gift to our Benevolent Care Fund. Follow the link below to access our online giving form. No matter the amount, your gift will have an impact on the lives of our residents. ow.ly/XEDD30mMMWf... See moreSee less