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What to Look Forward to When You Retire

Retirement is a significant turning point that everyone has been looking forward to after spending many years in the workforce. Many are eager to get out of their stressful work situation and experience the blissful years of senior retirement. However, as you age and get closer and closer to retirement, you can feel a bit [...]

By |2020-09-15T15:54:41-05:00September 21st, 2020|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

How to Celebrate Grandparents Day While Social Distancing

September 13 is a day to recognize and celebrate the people who had been there since the day we were born—our grandparents! Aside from your parents, grandma and grandpa had undoubtedly been a big part of your (or your children's) childhood. They became the second parents that had been there with you in every milestone [...]

By |2020-09-10T15:38:53-05:00September 10th, 2020|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

How Seniors With Limited Mobility Can Exercise

Exercise is a core component of every “How to Stay Healthy” guide in books, magazines, and the internet—and for good reasons! Exercise, together with a proper diet and healthy lifestyle, helps keep your body in the best state possible as you age. It supports your overall health and ensures that you age gracefully when you [...]

By |2020-08-21T11:54:32-05:00August 21st, 2020|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

How Exercise Is Key to a Healthy Brain

Think twice before skipping out on that much-needed workout because, according to a number of studies, exercise is key to a healthy brain. We already know that physical exercise does wonders for your body. Still, its benefits actually go beyond looking good and feeling great. It not only keeps you in shape, but it also [...]

By |2020-08-10T15:45:53-05:00August 10th, 2020|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

Senior Living and the Importance of Technology: COVID-19

Virtual meetings, dating, games, classes, selling, medical consultations, concerts, shopping, and just about everything else you used to do is now virtual. Following mobility restrictions and lockdowns, a life around technology is what the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed on us. Within the uncertainties of this socio-economic crisis, digital connectivity is what keeps us afloat. Now [...]

By |2020-07-29T05:59:14-05:00July 29th, 2020|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

Best New Hobbies for Seniors to Learn

Older people must stay active to avoid boredom, loneliness, and sometimes prevent health problems. Retirement may come as a shock to many seniors. The job and the activities that kept them busy are no longer available. Lack of such activity can bring about boredom and a feeling of loneliness. An enjoyable hobby should help the [...]

By |2020-07-29T05:33:22-05:00July 20th, 2020|Blog, Heritage Woods, Senior Living|0 Comments

Choosing Independent and Assisted Living

As we age we are faced with the question of where to spend our golden years. Sometimes the question becomes more of a concern after a health scare or the death of a loved one. While older individuals must wager changes in a living situation, not everyone wants to lose their independence. Oftentimes, in the [...]

Moving To An Independent Senior Living Community

There are a lot of things to consider when looking for independent senior living, and Winston Salem is a great place to start. Whether you're already a part of our great city, or if you're thinking of settling down here, this article will help you take the next step on the road to a happy [...]

What is Retirement Really Like?

Planning for retirement takes decades of hard work and financial discipline. Many people know that they will retire one day, but they don’t know what it will be like once they get there. If you are approaching retirement age, either you may be anxious to leave the working world, or you may wonder how you [...]

Things to Consider When Moving To Senior Living

Moving to a senior living retirement community in Winston-Salem may seem like an ideal choice for you or your senior loved one. But like any significant life decision, it needs careful consideration. Investing in a retirement community in Winston-Salem is not a decision that you can quickly reverse. Avoid the mental and physical stress, lost [...]