What Seniors Need to Know About Vision Loss

Originally published on U.S. News: FOR MOST OF US, HITTING age 40 signals a time of change with regard to several aspects of our health. One of the most noticeable is a change in how we see close-up objects. Called presbyopia, this condition is different from garden-variety farsightedness and results from a loss of flexibility of the lens in the eye …

Boot camp after 60: 10 steps to turn around unhealthy habits

Originally published on NBC News: It takes moxie to flip an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthy one — particularly for folks over 60. Most baby boomers approach retirement age unwilling to follow basic healthy lifestyle goals established by the American Heart Association, said Dr. Dana King, professor and chairman of the department of family medicine at West Virginia University, referencing …

AARP ‘Shark Tank’ Pitch Competition at CES

Originally published on AARP: Two novel tech products designed with older users in mind were winners at the consumer electronics event in Las Vegas, hosted by Daymond John. Watch Video >   OUR COMMUNITIES Apple Blossom Senior Living Ashtongrove Senior Living Traditions at Beaumont Traditions of Beavercreek Traditions at Brookside Traditions at Camargo Cherry Blossom Senior Living Traditions of Deerfield …

Spring Forward: Resetting Your 'Body Clock'

Originally published on University of Rochester Medical Center: While the shift to daylight saving time is a welcome sign of spring, it may take a while for your body to adjust to that lost hour. If you’re among the groggy who need time to recover from the “spring forward,” sleep expert Dr. Carolina Marcus offers insight into why you feel …

Study Offers Hint of Hope for Staving Off Dementia in Some People

Originally published on the The New York Times: In dementia research, so many paths have led nowhere that any glimmer of optimism is noteworthy. So some experts are heralding the results of a large new study, which found that people with hypertension who received intensive treatment to lower their blood pressure were less likely than those receiving standard blood pressure …

Varietas® Memory Care program is nationally recognized and unique to Traditions communities in four states

Indianapolis, IN January 2019 – The Varietas® Memory Care Program, comprised of nationally recognized, award-winning and personalized therapies for residents with Alzheimer’s and other age-related dementias is now recognized as a Traditions-exclusive program. This year marks the program’s registered trademark for Traditions communities throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The Varietas® Program is based on four principles that are proven …