• Resident Clubs at The Overlook

    At The Overlook, community is a way of life. With a plethora of resident clubs catering to diverse interests and hobbies, there’s never a dull moment in this lively community. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast, an art aficionado, a bookworm, or someone passionate about giving back, there’s a club waiting for you to join and …

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    The Best Balance Exercises for Seniors

    As we navigate our senior years, prioritizing balance becomes more important for our overall health and well-being. Engaging in balance exercises provides a plethora of advantages, bolstering mobility, averting falls, and instilling confidence in our everyday endeavors. Whether you’re looking to improve or maintain your stability, incorporating balance exercises into your routine is a proactive …

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    The Most Engaging Things To Do During Retirement

    Retirement can indeed be a wonderful phase of life for many people. It offers the opportunity to pursue hobbies, travel, check items off the bucket list, spend more time with loved ones, and generally enjoy the fruits of one’s labor. Are you approaching retirement, or have you recently retired? With your full-time job behind you, …

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    What Does Hospice Provide at Home for Patients and Families?

    When you and your family are faced with the challenging task of caring for a loved one nearing the end of life, you may wonder, “What does hospice care provide at home?” Discovering the kind and supportive care patients and families can receive in the familiar setting of their own homes can be a great …

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    Ted Talks on Retirement/Aging

    If you’re learning more about retirement and aging, you’re likely reading books and blogs, or listening to podcasts to see what the experts have to say. An untapped resource you may not have considered is a TED Talk. TED Talks are a great way to learn information in a relatable and engaging way, and there …

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    Understanding the Four Main Types of Dementia

    Experiencing memory loss, whether for yourself or a loved one, can be challenging and overwhelming. At The Overlook, we’re here to shed light on dementia and be a helpful resource for you and your family during times of uncertainty. Throughout this blog, we’ll go over what dementia is and its most common forms. Then, we’ll …

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    The 11 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

    Dogs are loyal, friendly, and overall great companions. You may have grown up with a furry friend and know how seeing a happy tail wag can instantly make you feel better no matter what. Studies show that pet ownership has been connected with lowering blood pressure and decreasing anxiety. When you take care of a …

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    21 Thoughtful and Helpful Gifts for Older Adults With Dementia

    When your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you’re likely thinking about care, day-to-day routines, and how to provide your loved one with the best quality of life. What you may not be thinking about is gifts for the holidays, birthdays, and “just because.” As you’re searching for the right gifts …

  • What is the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice?

    Both palliative care and hospice focus on managing pain and improving quality of life, but they have some distinct differences that set them apart. While someone can receive palliative care while undergoing treatment for an illness, hospice care is for those who cannot get a curative treatment or when they decide to no longer receive …

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    Staying Physically Fit as You Age with Sports

    Staying physically fit as you age gives you the health benefits of feeling energized, maintaining strength and mobility, and reducing the risk of injury, like preventing falls. There are so many sporting activities that will help you stay active – and some may speak to what you like to do more than others. When looking …

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