The Benefits of Social Engagement in Senior Living Communities

As we age, maintaining an active social life becomes increasingly important for our overall well-being. Senior living communities, like The Fountains of West County, provide an environment where social engagement is not only encouraged but made easily accessible. The benefits of social interaction in these communities are numerous and significantly enhance the quality of life […]

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Financial Planning for Seniors

Securing a Comfortable Future at The Fountains of West County, St. Louis As we transition into our golden years, financial planning becomes increasingly crucial to ensure a comfortable and secure retirement. For seniors considering a move to a living center, such as The Fountains of West County, understanding the financial aspects of retirement living is […]

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Technology for Seniors: Navigating the Digital World with Confidence

Technology is continually advancing, and at a certain point, many individuals give up on learning about new developments. Technology is an integral part of our daily lives, regardless of age, which makes it important to keep up with. As a senior, or someone taking care of a senior, it may seem intimidating to try to […]

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Mature Mile Walk

Residents recently participated in The Mature Mile! The Mature Mile in St. Louis is an event that brings together older adults for a one-mile walk in the scenic Forest Park. It’s a wonderful opportunity for seniors to enjoy the outdoors, stay active, and connect with others while appreciating the natural beauty of Forest Park. The […]

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Easter Celebration 2024

Our annual Easter Celebration was a big success. We had a huge turnout of families and friends who celebrated Easter weekend with us. Over 250 people came out and enjoyed the day filled with lots of activities. The egg hunt was the biggest yet with over 65 littles. We also had a petting zoo, cookie […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation: Cultivating Inner Peace in Senior Living

The Power of Meditation for Seniors As we gracefully age, it becomes increasingly vital to focus on holistic well-being. Meditation is a timeless practice that holds incredible benefits for seniors, contributing to improved mental clarity, emotional balance, and overall quality of life. Benefits of Meditation for Seniors Reduce stress, anxiety and depression 20% of adults […]

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Fall Prevention: Simple Tips to Prevent Falls

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults. However, many falls can be prevented with some proactive measures and lifestyle adjustments.  Understanding Fall Prevention Falls in older adults can happen for various reasons, including muscle weakness, poor vision, medication side effects, and environmental […]

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Seasonal Depression in Seniors: Strategies for Overcoming Seasonal Stress

While the holiday season is often associated with joy and celebration, it can also be a time of heightened stress and even depression, especially for seniors who are living alone.. Loneliness, past memories, and physical limitations can exacerbate feelings of holiday depression. In this blog, we will explore strategies to help seniors combat seasonal stress […]

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Staying Active and Fit: Fitness Routines and Exercises for Seniors

Aging is an inevitable part of life and can come with a natural decline in physical agility, stamina, or overall capabilities. However, this does not mean seniors can’t lead active and healthy lives! Staying active and fit is crucial for maintaining physical and mental well-being as we age. In this blog, we will explore fitness […]

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Resident Appreciation Week 2023

The last week of September is a jam-packed week of fun as we celebrate our annual Resident Appreciation Week. This year was a journey through the decades starting with the 1920’s. We celebrated the 1920’s with a Speakeasy Happy Hour and Roaring 20’s themed dinner. Our next stop was the 1950’s which featured a Drive […]

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