Archive for the ‘Health and Wellness’ Category

Are You Ready for a Retirement Community? 6 Signs it’s Time to Make the Move

Posted on: January 2nd, 2019 by Judson Senior Living

Like all major life changes, the decision to leave your house is a momentous one. Happily, it’s also one that comes with plenty of upsides. Read on for 6 signs it’s time to move to a retirement community. You could cruise the Caribbean instead of shoveling the sidewalk. You can leave the snow shovels and […]

6 Winter Safety Tips for Older Adults

Posted on: December 26th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Once you’ve lived through a few northeast Ohio winters, you know how to handle the bad weather, right? For older adults it’s especially important to be prepared when it comes to the chilly winter months, because we never know when a large storm might hit leaving us at home indefinitely.  We’ve compiled a list of […]

Who Says 60 is Too Old to Figure Skate?

Posted on: November 15th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

This article is By Jeanne Erdmann and was originally published on February 10, 2014 by the Washington Post and features Judson’s good friend, Joan Pagano as an expert!  For most people near age 50, ice is a source of peril, a sure fall and maybe even broken bones. The idea that someone approaching 60 and even past 70 […]

Adventures in Retirement: Exploring Antarctica, Botswana, and Alaska

Posted on: October 31st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Not too many years ago, if you saw a large, cherry-red Hummer truck tooling around the Chagrin River valley, Fran Baker may have been in the driver’s seat. Besides being a truck lover, Fran is a world traveler, award-winning nature photographer, and accomplished collector of Navajo artifacts, petrified wood, African masks, Zuni fetishes, exotic jewelry, […]

Six Things You Should Know Before Medical Marijuana Becomes Legal in Ohio

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 by Stacy Brubaker

Everybody is talking about it.  We hear about it on the news, in the newspapers and on the web.  But what do you really know about how Ohio is rolling out the legalization of medical marijuana?  I recently attended a conference presented by Leading Age Ohio, an advocate of not-for-profit services for older Ohioans, to […]

National Assisted Living Week: The Right Questions to Ask When Searching for Assisted Living

Posted on: September 13th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

For families facing the daunting task of finding an assisted living community for a loved one, there are seemingly countless considerations to make: quality of life, cost and caregiver competence, to name just a few. If you’re searching assisted living communities for a loved one, here are the essential questions you should ask that will […]

Body, Mind, and Spirit: A Holistic Approach to Good Health

Posted on: August 1st, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

For Diane Menges, Community Wellness Coordinator for Judson, maintaining good health is about more than just the body. “My philosophy is that wellness is a comprehensive concept,” she says. “That’s why Judson’s wellness activities also address the mind and the spirit.” Diane, a certified yoga and aquatics instructor, and personal trainer, is also a professional […]

Meditation and Reiki Stimulate Mind and Body for Healthy Aging

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 by Regina Staple

As we age, staying active and making healthy choices becomes increasingly important. Activities that engage the mind and body offer physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits. Challenging our brains in new ways, finding purpose in each phase of our lives, and discovering new talents have been shown to stave off chronic illness, dementia, and depression. Learning […]

Tracey Lind Named Honorary Chair of Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Judson Board Member, The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, retired Dean of Cleveland’s Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, will serve as Honorary Chair of the Cleveland Walk to End Alzheimer’s® to be held October 13 at the Great Lakes Science Center. In 2016, Tracey, 64, was diagnosed in the early stages of Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD).  Frontotemporal Dementia refers […]

Judson Chefs Keep Food Fresh, Creative and Fun!

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018 by Judson Senior Living

Judson Manor, Judson Park and South Franklin Circle keep it fresh with excited and talented chefs on all three of our campuses. The creativity that they bring into our kitchens inspires our staff and our residents to view dining experiences as just that, an experience! With constantly changing ideas, menus and opportunities, they do everything […]