Top Health Trends for Seniors and Their Potential Benefits

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018 by | No Comments

Top Health Trends for Seniors and Their Potential Benefits When people discuss “trendsetters,” they’re usually talking about the latest fad gripping teens and twenty-somethings, and the folks who kicked those trends off. But here at NewAldaya Lifescapes, we know that …Read More

Is Your Home Safe for Your Return After a Surgery?

Posted on: September 6th, 2018 by | No Comments

If you’re headed for surgery, you’re likely to be given an extensive list for preoperative preparation that lets you know how to get ready, and what to expect during surgery. Upon discharge, you’ll probably be given another sheaf of papers, …Read More

Senior Health: Exercises and Activities for Staying Fit

Posted on: August 15th, 2018 by | No Comments

Caring for Cedar Valley seniors has taught all of us at NewAldaya Lifescapes that the real trick to aging isn’t living longer, but living better. Many Iowa seniors are finding that physical fitness is the key to a good life …Read More

How to Know if Your Loved One Needs a Memory Care Facility

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by | No Comments

We would do nearly anything for our loved ones. However, some decisions don’t come as easily as others. For many families, deciding whether it’s time to admit a loved one to a memory care facility can be complex, confusing, and …Read More

The Benefits of Socialization in Retirement Communities

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by | No Comments

It’s one of the central paradoxes of aging: we want to maintain our independence, but “aging in place” — living out our golden years in our own homes to maintain our independence — can actually age us faster. There’s a …Read More

How to Help Your Loved One Downsize for Assisted Living

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018 by | No Comments

Your loved ones accumulate a lot in the course of a long, fruitful life. Clothing, mementos, photographs, trinkets, and many more items that are more than just stuff tend to accumulate over time. Many of these items have stories connected …Read More

The Benefits of Choosing an Independent Living Facility

Posted on: May 9th, 2018 by | No Comments

Retirement can be rewarding. It can also remind us that there are things we’d much rather be doing than raking leaves or shoveling snow. SeniorAdvisor points out that if you’ve celebrated your 65th birthday, you can expect about 20 more …Read More

What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Independent Living?

Posted on: March 13th, 2018 by | No Comments

If you’re exploring senior living options for yourself or a loved one, you’ve probably come across the terms “assisted living” and “independent living.” Some who contact NewAldaya Lifescapes to better understand all we have to offer want specifics on each …Read More

A Guide to the Different Types of Dementia and Their Causes

Posted on: February 6th, 2018 by | No Comments

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s. While dementia and Alzheimer’s are often used interchangeably, dementia is actually an umbrella term for the symptoms that originate from a number of different disorders. Here, NewAldaya Lifescapes explores …Read More

How to Transition Your Loved One to Long-Term Care

Posted on: January 17th, 2018 by | No Comments

There are conversations we’d rather not have. Long-term care too often falls into that category. That’s especially true because we’re left with painful reminders of our loved ones’ decline and mortality, worries over their physical and emotional well-being, and concerns …Read More