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Crossroads Assisted and Independent Living, 1380 Aspen Way, Delta, Colorado (970) 874 1421 email@example.com
At Delta, we provide assisted and independent living options for seniors in and around Delta County. In Spring of 2015 we will open an addition specializing in memory care. We are conveniently located within minutes of the hospital. Find out what’s happening at Crossroads Delta by checking out our
Our spacious apartments are beautifully decorated to provide a cheery atmosphere for the residents. Currently, we offer six floor plans to choose from.
For seniors who do not require daily assistance we offer 26 two-bedroom independent living homes at Aspen Circle.
Comfort Homes, 540 Grand Boulevard, Delta, Co. (970) 874 0604
Number of Beds : 8
Comfort Home Of Delta, located in Delta, Colorado provides the following services: Assisted Living and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicaid. Comfort Home Of Delta has an average hospital, Delta County Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 80 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Comfort Home Of Delta’s nearest hospital is 1 miles away. Comfort Home of Delta is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in’s on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one. Also, Comfort Home of Delta is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.
Sunrise Creek Senior Living, 1968 Sunrise Drive, Montrose, Co. (970) 240 0600 https://www.emeritus.com
Sunrise Creek is dedicated to providing complete assisted living services for seniors whether they are here for a short stay, or plan to live here for years. At Sunrise Creek , your loved one will enjoy all of the available amenities we provide so they can remain as independent as they like. With Sunrise Creek , you will always have a pleasurable home with friends close to you.
In Montrose, seniors know that Sunrise Creek is there to give them the specialized care they need. Sunrise Creek makes the time to listen to theirneeds and create a care plan that gives the the comfort they need, with the independence they want. With Sunrise Creek , they’ll get the best in a senior living community that respects all that they hold important
If your loved one is ready for senior housing that respects them as an individual and works to satisfy all of their needs, then Sunrise Creek in Montrose , CO is here to help them meet all the joys and challenges of aging.
Delta House, Assisted Living, 233 Main St, Delta, Co 81416 (970) 874 4448
Number of Beds : 28
Natural Ways to Increase Brain Health, Part 2
Part Two – Physical Activity
As I mentioned in my previous post on this topic, there are five “pillars” of brain health – nutrition, physical activity, mental stimulation, socialization and spirituality. Each one is important to promote the health of your brain. Our last post covered nutrition. Today, we’ll talk about physical activity.
Most people are aware that exercise improves physical health. It strengthens muscles (including the heart), burns calories, and lowers blood pressure, among other benefits. But exercise has also been shown to improve brain health. According to the Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation, physical exercise reduces your risk of developing the disease by 50 percent. It accomplishes this amazing feat in a number of important ways.
Increases blood flow to the brain
A steady, healthy flow of blood to the brain is important for two reasons. First, the blood brings oxygen and other nutrients to the brain, which is essential for the brain to function. Second, increased blood flow also helps to serve as a catalyst at the chemical and cellular level helping to reduce and perhaps even remove toxins and plaque that can disrupt information processing.
Reverses the negative effects of stress
Physical activity releases hormones that soothe the brain and provide a nourishing environment for the growth of brain cells. Researchers have also discovered that people under stress who exercise regularly had fewer signs of aging brain cells.
Exercise increases the level of brain chemicals, which help make new brain cells. This makes it easier to learn. More complicated activities, like playing tennis or taking a dance class, provide the biggest brain boost because the addition of coordination challenges your brain even more.
Exercise appears to stimulate the growth of neurons in certain brain regions, acting as a natural mood elevator. One study found that three sessions of yoga per week boosted participants’ levels of the brain chemical GABA, resulting in a better mood and decreased anxiety.
Fends off memory loss
Studies have shown that elderly adults who engaged in even a small amount of exercise – short walks, gardening, cleaning – scored better on mental tests that those who didn’t exercise at all. Those who were the most active scored the best and showed the least amount of mental decline.