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Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Memory Care

Change is inevitable, and as we go through different changes throughout our lives, there is one constant: memory. Our memories provide a sense of continuity throughout our journey. They are the puzzle pieces that connect our experiences and relationships together to create our identity. For

Herbs to Fight Arthritis in Older Adults

Arthritis is a common condition that affects millions of older adults, causing joint pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. While traditional treatments can be effective, many seniors seek natural alternatives to supplement their care. Thankfully, there are many herbs that possess anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties that older adults can take advantage...

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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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3 Ways for Seniors to Find Meaning in Life

The phenomenon of seniors losing interest in life is called anhedonia and it is not a condition to take lightly, as it can easily lead to depression or other mental health disorders. This issue is vitally important to shed light on as Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches. One key legacy of the Holocaust survivors was their ability to take a step each day towards their...

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JCHC Mandelbrot Recipe, A Cookie Tradition

This centuries-old cookie is a staple in our culture. Even though Mandelbrot has been around for so long, there are many different variations to enjoy. Variations that include dried fruit, nuts, and even sprinkles! But for today, we’re going to share the signature recipe from our chefs at Lester Senior Living. Did we mention it includes chocolate chips?

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