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What You Shouldn’t Overlook in Senior Care

Many assumptions could be made when choosing a senior care option. It’s important to be aware of what the senior care facility offers and more importantly – what they don’t offer at all. Our staff at Lester Senior Living understands how important senior care factors are often overlooked, and have made a list of what you shouldn’t compromise on when it comes to your loved...

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Comfort Foods: Mushroom Soup Recipe

Matzah ball soup is usually the go-to comfort food for us, but we can’t sleep on a good mushroom soup on a cold winter’s night. Not to mention, mushroom soup or krupnik is very relevant to our roots. Back in the day, the Jews of Eastern Europe had krupnik almost daily because of their connection to the wild mushrooms that grew in abundance nearby. The...

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How REM Sleep Affects Your Heart

February is Heart Awareness Month and you’ve probably heard all about how diet and exercise can keep your heart healthy by now. But, did you know that sleep directly correlates to heart health? REM and non-REM sleep is actually crucial for your heart rate. In this article, we will go over how this affects your heart health and different ways seniors can achieve...

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American Heart Month: Tips to Avoid Heart Disease

American Heart Month, a federally recognized event, is a great reminder for Americans to focus on their hearts. Heart awareness in a time of  COVID-19 seems particularly important. Simply put, there is no better time to prioritize our health and the health of our senior family members. Simple lifestyle changes can not only prevent heart disease, but can also strengthen...

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Your Senior and Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day can be difficult for anyone who has lost a loved one, but that doesnt mean the day has to be filled with sorrow. Spending Valentine’s Day with a senior who has lost a loved one is often a more special and meaningful experience. It’s a chance to remember that this holiday is more than a Hallmark card and chocolates, it’s about showing and...

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