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The Hidden Costs of Aging in Place

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 17, 2019 3:34:01 PM

“I’ve lived here for 30 years. No other place will feel like home.”

“Retirement communities are too expensive. It’s cheaper to stay home.”

These are normal thoughts while deciding whether to age in place or move to a retirement community. While the sticker price of living in a retirement community can be a shock at first, in many cases, it can be cheaper than staying home.

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Topics: Future Planning

What is Independent Living at The Admiral?

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 10, 2019 5:28:10 PM

Do you envision your retirement years to be relaxing, with plenty of time to do the things you want to do? After all, that’s what you have been working toward for your entire career.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

Get to Know Our New Social Worker, Colleen Kearney

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Mar 25, 2019 11:54:00 AM

The Wellness Center at The Admiral at the Lake is bringing more convenience to the residents who live here. Residents can now visit the walk-in clinic with medical director Dr. Eric T. Mizuno five days a week and receive more in-house screenings.

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Topics: Wellness

4 Ways Older Adults Can Use the Amazon Echo

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Mar 18, 2019 1:48:17 PM

Smart speakers are all the rage. Some people have embraced the new technology, while others have shied away from it, not knowing how these devices can assist them with everyday tasks.

There are a handful of different smart speakers on the market, but Amazon Echo is one of the most popular devices.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

Introducing Our Wellness Coordinator

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Mar 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM

There are some new and exciting changes coming to The Admiral. One of the most exciting things is the revamping of the Wellness Center. There will be more services available in house to residents that will help keep their health and wellness in the best shape.

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Topics: Wellness

The Science of Stress-Eating: What It Is and How to Stop It

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Feb 20, 2019 11:43:13 AM

When stress strikes, do you find yourself unexpectedly craving something delicious and unhealthy - like a cheese-enrobed casserole, warm chocolate chip cookies or buttery mashed potatoes?

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Topics: Wellness

Sharpen Your Cooking Skills With These Tips

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 30, 2019 1:32:56 PM

“No one is born a great cook. One learns by doing.” - Julia Child

Perhaps you’re a veritable celebrity chef, renowned for your signature towering soufflé and perfect Baked Alaska. Or maybe you’re the kind of person who enjoys a fine meal - in the comfort of your favorite steakhouse.

No matter your comfort level in the kitchen, there are always skills to learn that can make your cooking more delicious, more creative and more fun.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

Get to Know Our Health Services Administrator

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 23, 2019 11:37:16 AM

As we age, the topic of healthcare becomes an important one. We don’t know if we will experience health problems 10, 20 or 30 years down the road, but we know we need to make a plan for it.

At The Admiral at the Lake you will find our Health Services Administrator, Mark Dubovick, is working hard to continuously improve our healthcare and wellness program. We sat down with Mark and got to learn more about him and the exciting project he has been working on at The Admiral.

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Topics: Wellness

Why Older Adults Are Stressed (And What to Do About It)

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 17, 2019 10:22:19 AM

Stressed out?

You’re not alone. Many older adults experience periods of stress, especially when facing transitional periods such as retirement or moving to a new home.

To manage your stress, the first step is understanding where it’s coming from. Let’s explore some of the common causes of stress in older adults—and how to cope.

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Topics: Wellness

Spending Time With Family at The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 10, 2019 5:40:02 PM

It’s an exciting time when your family comes to visit you, especially if they live far away. You want to be sure you are having the best visit possible while they are here with you. That usually means you don’t want to spend a whole lot of time finding things to do or spending time traveling to get to activities.

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Topics: Future Planning

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