Were you ready to make a move to upsize your life by downsizing to a senior living community but COVID-19 made you pause? As things start to return to a “new normal” more seniors are ready to consider a move, but hesitate. Is it safe? The simple answer is YES. It’s important to keep in…

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National Healthcare Decisions Day is recognized on April 16th every year. Why? It was started by The Conversation Project to inspire, educate and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. This is an annual reminder for YOU – about the importance of talking with your loved ones now regarding…

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What We Learned about Dementia During the Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted older adults who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other cases of dementia. Studies have shown that aside from old age, people with dementia are at higher risk of having severe side effects from COVID-19. Moreover, the public health guidelines (lockdowns, face…

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Loretto’s “Shot of Hope” campaign to vaccinate residents and staff has been a big success, with over 85% of residents almost half of all Loretto staff members across our facilities receiving the Pfizer vaccine during our first round of clinics held just weeks after the vaccine was approved. The safety our of residents, employees and…

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While many people have learned how to use new technologies for staying in contact with family, friends and colleagues throughout the pandemic, there are still challenges for some older adults. Loretto’s employees have been helping residents to use iPads and other technology for video calls with their loved ones this year. If you are planning…

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As we are all creatures of habit, moving into a new living environment can be a huge stressor on our loved ones. Here are a few tips to help ease into this transition and even find the excitement it will bring: Visit the Community Before Moving in: Just like choosing a college, showing your loved…

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Affordable Valley Living   Right in the heart of the Valley neighborhood, The Bernardine is one of the largest and most affordable senior living communities that boasts spacious one bedroom and studio apartments in a picturesque setting. Tucked in a neighborhood community in the city of Syracuse, the 23-story building offers great views and outdoor…

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The Nottingham This is Just the Beginning Discover how what’s next might be a lot more than what you expected. The Nottingham is a community designed to provide you with the freedom, comfort and amenities to enrich the next chapter of your life on your own terms. Enjoy the peace and quiet of reading in…

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While scientists from around the world work to find solutions to the current pandemic, what can we do to promote good health? One thing we can do is to maintain a strong immune system. One factor in maintaining a strong immune system is nutrition. A strong immune system may offer protection from seasonal illness and…

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With Mother’s Day right around the corner, yet another holiday will be spent showing our loved ones how special they are to us from a distance. Whether your mom lives 3,000 miles away or a mile down the road, we are all going to be celebrating from afar this year. It may be heartbreaking for…

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