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What is a respite stay and how can it help me?

What is a respite stay and how can it help me?

July 28, 2021 Bob Pontius
As a caregiver, the daily routine of caring for a loved one with extended care needs or even Alzheimer’s can be a full-time job and can bring stress to daily life. Did you know that short-term respite or respite rehab stays at Danbury can help?  As a caretaker it can be difficult to find time for your own physical and emotional needs; however, your wellbeing is just as important as your loved ones.
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Memory Care Solutions: What to Expect in Each Stage of Dementia

Memory Care Solutions: What to Expect in Each Stage of Dementia

July 23, 2021
No matter what your loved one’s stage of dementia, they can receive expert, professional care at Danbury Senior Living.
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Is sitting the new smoking?

Is sitting the new smoking?

July 21, 2021 Bob Pontius
Someone recently told me that “sitting is the new smoking” and it really made me think of my retired friends and clients. How many do you know that spend too much time sitting? Sitting and reading, sitting and watching TV, sitting and playing on the computer?
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What can a pet do for a senior?

What can a pet do for a senior?

July 14, 2021 Bob Pontius
Pets and interacting with pets are incredibly important as we age. For seniors, the benefits of a furry companion can be life-changing or even life-saving!
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Why won’t my kids send photo albums of the grandkids?

Why won’t my kids send photo albums of the grandkids?

July 7, 2021 Bob Pontius
Because they’re on Facebook. And Instagram. And Pinterest. And anything else they can share pictures with that involves their phone or a computer. Here are a few reasons for a senior to have a basic account on a social media site.
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My dad seems depressed, could this actually be true?

My dad seems depressed, could this actually be true?

June 30, 2021 Bob Pontius
My 75-year-old father has always lived on the sunny side of the street, always whistling a tune and always a twinkle in his eye. Lately, he just has not been himself, he seems distracted and distant. Could he actually be “depressed?”
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Begin Your Healthcare Career in Assisted Living

Begin Your Healthcare Career in Assisted Living

June 24, 2021
There are many opportunities to get an entry level position into the healthcare industry at Danbury, including jobs as a Resident Care Companion, Life Enrichment Assistant, and Service positions.
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How do I choose the right senior care facility?

How do I choose the right senior care facility?

June 23, 2021 Bob Pontius
Have you noticed how many new “senior communities” are sprouting up every few months in the area?  So, how do you choose the right place for yourself or mom or dad? 
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My feet have never bothered me until I reached my 70’s and now they hurt. Why? And what can I do?

My feet have never bothered me until I reached my 70’s and now they hurt. Why? And what can I do?

June 16, 2021 Bob Pontius
For the same reasons that everything else in our aging body seems to ache and change, our feet are possibly the biggest victims of getting older. As our bodies age, everything just seems to wear out. It's natural. But our feet? The reason is simple- overuse.
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What Can a Senior Do to Beat the Heat?

What Can a Senior Do to Beat the Heat?

June 9, 2021 Bob Pontius
Even though our spring has been a roller coaster of temperatures, get ready because the summer heat is coming! Here are some tips for seniors keeping hydrated and cool .
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As I get older, my voice seems much weaker than it used to be. What can I do?

As I get older, my voice seems much weaker than it used to be. What can I do?

June 2, 2021 Bob Pontius
Speech therapy for seniors can help us speak better, using vocal exercises to help us communicate effectively once again.
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A Dining Experience Worth Having at Danbury Senior Living

A Dining Experience Worth Having at Danbury Senior Living

May 27, 2021
Danbury Senior Living provides chef-prepared meals and a beautiful atmosphere to make the dining experience several steps above those at other assisted living facilities.
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