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Value of Enrichment Activities for Ogden Seniors

Value of Enrichment Activities for Ogden Seniors

Staying engaged and enriched in our lives is important at any age, and remains vital for numerous seniors and those approaching senior age. In fact, one of the top reasons some seniors choose to make the move to a senior living community, a decision often made...

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Senior Malnutrition: Prevention and Mealtime Approaches

Senior Malnutrition: Prevention and Mealtime Approaches

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on senior malnutrition and its causes. While malnutrition can impact anyone at any age, some seniors are at higher risk due to several variables, from illness and aging changes to medications,...

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Senior Living Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Senior Living Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

For Immediate Release: 03/04/21 SOUTH OGDEN, Utah – Avamere at Mountain Ridge, a senior living community in South Ogden, Utah recognizes Derral Allen on his 102nd birthday on Thursday, March 4, 2021. The community will host a celebration while adhering to local safety...

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Senior Malnutrition: Causes and Why It’s a Risk

Senior Malnutrition: Causes and Why It’s a Risk

There are several elements that play a role in senior health, and nutrition is at or near the top of any such list. A healthy diet and related lifestyle will lead to several health-related benefits for seniors, but on the flip side, poor nutritional habits leading to...

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Senior Primer on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Senior Primer on the COVID-19 Vaccine

After many long months of dealing with the new outbreak, COVID-19 vaccine products have finally been approved and have started being given to people around the globe. And as some of the first who either already have been or will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine,...

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Senior-Involved Virtual Holiday Party Planning

Senior-Involved Virtual Holiday Party Planning

With the holidays fast approaching, families around the country are making plans for the festive season. Due to unique events of this past year and the COVID-19 outbreak, sadly, a greater percentage of these plans are being made for virtual gatherings. Within the...

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Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 2

Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on important Medicare coverage for seniors. Offered by the federal government to seniors over age 65, Medicare provides basic health services and insurance coverage to over 60 million seniors in...

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Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 1

Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 1

For community staff with Avamere at Mountain Ridge and our numerous assisted living community programs, medical care and attention are constantly some of the top priorities. Proper medical staff are a mainstay in our communities, for starters, and we’re also highly...

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Types of Senior Living Communities to Choose From

Types of Senior Living Communities to Choose From

If you’re reaching an older point in your life where you might need assistance with certain daily activities, or if you’re the caregiver of such an individual, one of the first questions you might have is which sort of senior care community is best. There are several...

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The FAST Method for Recognizing Strokes in Seniors

The FAST Method for Recognizing Strokes in Seniors

For any loved one or caregiver of a senior, whether in an assisted living community or elsewhere, knowledge of common medical conditions and their signs is always valuable. One great example is a stroke, which is a higher risk for some seniors than many others – and...

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Standard Aging Memory Loss Vs. Dementia Symptoms

Standard Aging Memory Loss Vs. Dementia Symptoms

Many peoples’ memories worsen over time, a natural reality, and for this reason a number of seniors may deal with memory loss issues of some kind. How can caregivers, doctors or even seniors themselves tell whether such issues are just simple results of aging, or...

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Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Community, Part 2

Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Community, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the important factors to consider as you’re looking for the ideal memory care community for a loved one dealing with a condition like Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia or a related disease. Those with such...

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Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Facility, Part 1

Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Facility, Part 1

We take pride in all our assisted living communities at Avamere at Mountain Ridge, and one area that’s of particular value to some of our residents is Memory Care. We provide caring, individual memory care services to any residents struggling with Alzheimer’s,...

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Senior Health and Happiness Tips During COVID-19 Outbreak

Senior Health and Happiness Tips During COVID-19 Outbreak

There is extra strain on everyone during this period due to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, and this is particularly true for many seniors. Both for seniors in assisted living facilities and those still living in other locations, several areas of this outbreak can be...

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Benefits of Arts, Crafts and Creativity for Seniors

Benefits of Arts, Crafts and Creativity for Seniors

Creativity and various activities that promote the mind are commonly used across numerous health-related areas to great effect, and the world of senior care is no different. Art therapy and other creative outlets are regularly promoted by programs ranging from...

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Helping Seniors With the Transition Away from Driving

Helping Seniors With the Transition Away from Driving

At Avamere at Mountain Ridge, our team of caring assisted living professionals understands full well how difficult many senior transitions can be. Whether it’s the move from their longtime home into a retirement home, receiving assistance with tasks they used to be...

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Dietary Options for Promoting Senior Memory Care

Dietary Options for Promoting Senior Memory Care

Within the facilities at Avamere at Mountain Ridge, one of the assisted living services we pride ourselves most on is our memory care program. We’re honored to provide caring, quality services to seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory conditions,...

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Avamere at Mountain Ridge Holds Event Honoring Veterans

Avamere at Mountain Ridge Holds Event Honoring Veterans

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah – Staff and residents at Avamere at Mountain Ridge, an assisted living and memory care community in South Ogden, Utah, invite their local community to a Veterans Program to honor all those who currently serve and those who have sacrificed their...

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Tips for Caregivers on Maintaining Senior Medical Records

Tips for Caregivers on Maintaining Senior Medical Records

At Avamere at Mountain Ridge, one of the top priorities within our assisted living facilities is tracking and maintaining up-to-date medical information for all our residents. Keeping a well-stored and easily accessible set of records for everyone within our senior...

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