The Admiral at the Lake Blog

A Conversation with Our Medical Director

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Nov 20, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Every day at The Admiral at the Lake, there are meetings and conversations taking place that revolve around how to make life healthier, safer and better for residents. From administrators to staff to the residents themselves, efforts are made to keep achieving the excellence for which the community is known.

In meetings about resident wellness and healthcare, you’re likely to find Eric T. Mizuno, MD.

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Topics: Lifecare, Life Plan Community, health

Brain Training to Slow Mental Decline

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jul 11, 2018 12:00:25 PM

We’ve all had those days where we have forgotten where we parked our car, put our keys in the refrigerator, or went looking for our phone that was in our hand the entire time. These can be instances that we laugh at ourselves for, but can be a cause for worry as we grow older. As we age, our cognitive abilities begin to slow down.

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Topics: Wellness, health

Does Living in a Lifecare Community Make You Healthier?

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jun 20, 2018 9:57:37 AM

Lifecare communities (also known as continuing care retirement communities or CCRCs) are a favorite choice among older adults as they have every level of care available for residents, all on the same campus.

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Topics: health, Lifecare, Life Plan Community

Too Old to Start Exercising? Guess Again!

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jul 4, 2017 10:10:00 AM

If you have reached retirement age or are quickly approaching it, you may think that exercise is not for you. When you think about going to a gym to workout, all you can see is young, hard bodies there – no place for you. And besides, you tell yourself, your body just can’t handle it.

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Topics: health

Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Forms of Dementia

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 11, 2017 2:45:00 PM

While scientists continue to search for a cure for brain-degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease, numerous studies have revealed lifestyle changes that have been shown to preserve cognitive abilities. Let’s explore the brain-healthy lifestyle.

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Topics: health

Pamper Yourself in Chicago

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Mar 2, 2017 3:28:09 PM

Everyone needs pampering sometime. Taking time for yourself relieves stress and makes you more productive.

And Chicago offers a wealth of ways to pamper yourself—massage, mani/pedis, facials, and more.

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Topics: health