Cooking can be a fun and enjoyable activity, but if you live alone, it can be hard to muster up the willpower to spend two hours cooking and cleaning—and then inevitably eating your leftovers for the next week straight. It may seem a lot easier to simply pop in a frozen pizza, pick up take-out, or just snack through the evening until it’s time for bed.
When we’re younger, making friends seems so easy. We connect with our classmates, our neighbors, our teammates, and eventually, our coworkers. As we get older, though, it becomes more challenging to build and maintain friendships.
Caring for a parent or family member with dementia can come with unique challenges. Ensuring they are safe, healthy, and mentally stimulated can be overwhelming, especially for those who are new to caregiving or dealing with memory loss. Going into it unprepared can cause confusion and frustration for you and your family member.
The term “active relaxation” may sound like a paradox—if you’re relaxing, then you’re not active, and if you’re active, then you’re not relaxing, right? The answer: not quite.
HarborChase of Shorewood, Wisconsin, had an exciting weekend when the cast of History Channel’s American Pickers stopped by for a visit. They were there to see one of our residents, Matthew Gruber, and his impressive puppet and animatronics collection. Matt designed the popular 1950’s children’s tv show character Howdy Doody as well as various show characters from the show.
Self-care has been a hot topic lately. And while the idea of taking care of yourself is not revolutionary, the term “self-care” is somewhat new on the scene. According to Google Trends, the search term has more than doubled since 2015.
Namaste. Downward Dog. Warrior Two. You may have heard these phrases in passing and wondered, “What kind of exercise has poses that make you look like a dog”? You may know that these phrases have something to do with yoga, but that is as far as your knowledge goes.
HarborChase of Jacksonville is an assisted living and memory care community located just east of the heart of Jacksonville, Florida. Our welcoming and comfortable community is the perfect location for adults to enjoy life inside our community, explore the city of Jacksonville, and discover some of Florida’s best gems.
Summer is in full swing, and this year, we’re excited to be able to safely enjoy outdoor barbeques, days at the beach, and lots of time in the sun and heat. In Florida especially, the weather can get extremely hot and humid, and it’s essential to know basic safety tips about staying happy and healthy during these hot summer days.
HarborChase of Jacksonville is pleased to announce two of its leaders as winners from the 2021 Florida Senior Living Association's “Best of Best” Awards Program. These awards recognize individuals in the senior living industry who provide extraordinary service to the residents and their community.