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Making the Most of Virtual Visits

Posted on: March 10th, 2021 by | No Comments

Social distancing is hard on everyone, especially families who can’t get together in person. At NewAldaya Lifescapes, our assisted living center has prioritized virtual visits for our residents, ensuring that they have the right technology and support to get the …Read More

Getting Back to Your Resolutions

Posted on: March 10th, 2021 by | No Comments

If you made a New Year’s resolution to improve your health but got sidetracked due to an unforeseen surgery or health issue, NewAldaya Lifescapes can help. We have tips for keeping your resolutions as well as insights into how outpatient …Read More

Mental Wellness Tips for Winter

Posted on: February 9th, 2021 by | No Comments

The “winter blues” affect people of all ages, including seniors at NewAldaya Lifescapes. That’s why our senior independent living community isn’t shy about offering tips and advice for keeping spirits high when the days get dark and cold. Here are …Read More

Aging in Place vs. Independent Living Facilities

Posted on: February 9th, 2021 by | No Comments

Seniors today have several options to consider when thinking about living arrangements. This of course leads to questions about which option is best – for example, aging in place vs. independent living facilities. Both have unique dynamics that NewAldaya Lifescapes …Read More

Understand the Role of the Skilled Nurses Supporting Your Elderly Family Member

Posted on: February 9th, 2021 by | No Comments

NewAldaya Lifescapes is a multifaceted retirement community with a skilled nursing facility responsible for providing diverse forms of care to our residents. Our nurses play different roles depending on their experience and area(s) of specialty, and each one cares deeply …Read More

Reassess Your Loved One’s Care Needs and Give Them a Fresh Start to the Year

Posted on: February 9th, 2021 by | No Comments

If you have a loved one under the care of NewAldaya Lifescapes, now is a good time to meet with their team of caregivers and reassess their care needs for the new year. Whether it’s a change in physical health, …Read More

Family Interaction During the Holidays is Doubly Important for Memory Care Patients

Posted on: January 6th, 2021 by | No Comments

No other season combines happiness and stress like the winter holidays. In the whirlwind of buying presents, cleaning the house, prepping meals, and making room for visiting relatives, it’s easy to reprioritize family interaction. And for families with memory care patients, …Read More

The Benefits of Maintaining an Occupational Therapy Routine Throughout the Winter

Posted on: January 6th, 2021 by | No Comments

Occupational therapy programs are highly effective at boosting motor skills and enhancing a person’s ability to perform self-care activities. During winter, it’s crucial for patients to maintain an occupational therapy routine – and NewAldaya Lifescapes explains why. Equipment Adaptivity Occupational …Read More

Holiday Shopping For Family In Assisted Living

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020 by | No Comments

The holiday season is a time of hustle and bustle, and there’s always something happening at NewAldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls. Many of our residents enjoy shopping for presents online and in stores, and the following holiday shopping tips will …Read More

How To Be an Effective Advocate For an Elderly Parent

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020 by | No Comments

Of all the parts we play during our lives – protector, teacher, provider, supporter – being an effective advocate for an elderly parent is arguably the most challenging and most rewarding. When parents struggle to look after themselves, it’s human …Read More