At Fellowship Square-Mesa, we have made learning and communication the foundation of our residential programs and on-going staff training. Our lifelong learning program is instrumental in providing new and existing residents with an opportunity to connect and find new purpose in their lives.

Exercise and Physical Activities for Seniors in Assisted Living

October 18, 2018
For those in an assisted living community, seniors want to make sure they keep a strong and healthy body. They achieve this through a well-balanced diet, good hygiene, and a positive outlook on life. Read More
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September is Fall Awareness Month

September 07, 2018
September is Fall Awareness Month. We must learn that as we age Falling is Not a normal part of aging. Have you had your gait checked? Read More
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More Senior Living Options Focus on Healthy Movement and Physical Activity

August 29, 2018
What is a common element you will find in the most inspired senior living options? Exercise. The National Council On Aging reveals that just 37% of Americans over the age of 60 are physically active every day — meaning that the vast majority do not get enough exercise. Read More

How the Aging Brain Affects Thinking

June 13, 2018
The brain controls many aspects of thinking—remembering, planning and organizing, making decisions, and much more. Read More

Calcium and Seniors

May 15, 2018
With advancing age the body changes and so do calcium and vitamin D needs. Calcium and vitamin D are two of the most important nutrients for bone health. Unfortunately, as compared to younger people, seniors are especially vulnerable to calcium and vitamin D deficiency – largely because the body changes with advancing age. Read More
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Fight Dementia with your Fork

March 22, 2018
The MIND diet can drastically lower your risk for Alzheimer’s disease, among other conditions. Here’s what the lead researcher suggests regarding MIND and foods thought to be “good for you.” A Mediterranean-inspired diet was recently proven to dramatically lower the risk of dementia in older adults. But just because it originated in Italy doesn’t mean you should stock up on frozen pizza and lasagna. Instead, the MIND diet focuses on plenty of vegetables, whole grains, beans and olive oil. It even recommends a small glass of red wine daily. The meals are also linked to a healthier heart and longer life, coupled with a reduced risk of diabetes and high blood pressure. Read More
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How to Reduce Risk of Falling For Seniors

March 12, 2018
Fall-related injuries account for the biggest portion of the injuries that older patients present with in the emergency room, so it pays to know how to reduce risks of falls in seniors, both for the affected demographic and their families. The following safety tips for fall prevention are a great place to start. Read More

What Helps the Heart Benefits the Brain

February 28, 2018
There are many reasons to focus on having a healthy heart at any age. For senior adults maintaining a healthy heart and brain can help preserve your independence and quality of life. Making positive lifestyle choices is the best way to affect positively both your heart health and brain health. Forming new habits in areas like physical health and exercise, diet and nutrition, cognitive activity, and social engagement — can help keep your body and brain healthy and potentially reduce your risk of cognitive decline. Read More

Five Simple Ways to Increase Your Resilience

February 08, 2018
Every day as I walk the halls of Fellowship Square-Mesa I am reminded of what resilient people live in our community. Residents who have overcome a set-back of some kind but demonstrate to everyone their capacity to recover and bounce back. According to the dictionary the definition of resilience is just that, “the capacity to recover from difficulties and bounce back.” Here are five ways to increase your resilience as you age: Read More
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