Category: Senior Tips

Most people look forward to retirement, with society making it look like a carefree, easy time of life. But that’s not always the case. Aging and retirement can catch you off guard if you’re not prepared for the stressful situations that often come up alongside the good parts. There are many benefits to aging and […]

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Winter Activities to Do with Your Grandchildren in Monterey, CA

Spending time with your beloved grandchildren is special enough on its own. However, occasionally, you may want to get out and explore the sights and sounds around beautiful Monterey Bay. The next time you have the opportunity to spend a day or weekend with your grandchildren, why not try one of the amazing activities listed […]

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The Importance of Sleep for Older Adults

According to polls taken by the National Sleep Foundation, eighty percent of older adults aged 65-84 report having sleep difficulties. Perhaps you wake up early or don’t sleep as soundly as you’d like. Or, as a woman, you might be experiencing extreme temperature fluctuations that make it hard to get a good night’s sleep. Whatever […]

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Assisted Living Frequently Asked Questions

As you explore care options for yourself or a family member, there are many things to consider. Senior living communities offer various levels of care to fit each individuals’ needs. If you are thinking about moving to an assisted living community, it’s important to understand what to expect. At Forest Hill, we are here as […]

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Social Media Tips for Seniors

As more and more seniors sign up for social media accounts, word has spread about the fantastic benefits of creating your own profile. Social media allows you to keep in touch with friends and family members near and far. Seniors are more prone to bouts of loneliness, and going online to connect with others through […]

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Best Audiobooks and Podcasts for Older Adults

Reading continues to be one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially for older adults. In a survey by Pew Research Center, 77 percent of people aged 50 to 64 years said they enjoyed a book in the previous year, and 70 percent of respondents aged 65 and older had enjoyed a book in that time. The […]

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Where to Find Fresh Food in Monterey

Robert Lewis Stevenson once described the Monterey Peninsula as “the greatest meeting of land and sea in the world.” This unique location between land and sea makes Monterey a great place to find fresh food. Monterey is famous for its bounty of fresh produce. Nearly two-thirds of all artichokes are grown in Monterey County, making […]

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Aging is a process, and a person’s healthcare needs will inevitably change as they age. Today, there are more than 67,000 paid, regulated long-term care services providers, including thousands of independent assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, and other types of healthcare communities. These healthcare institutions often focus on just one type of care for […]

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Holiday Dinners and Desserts Tips for Those with Diabetes

Many holiday meals are filled with foods we all love, but they’re also filled with carbs and sugars making it difficult to manage diabetes, not to mention our waistlines. With all the yummy treats that surround us this time of year, it can be hard to do what you need to in order to control […]

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Just because you’re eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal! The following recipes, tips and recipe site recommendations can help you with your health goals, all without sacrificing flavor during the holiday season. So, get out the pots and pans and let’s get started creating a meal that will thrill both […]

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