At Allegro, wellness is a core component of our lifestyle programming. Wellness means much more than simply eating right and exercising often. In fact, there are a total of seven dimensions of wellness that impact a person's overall health and well-being. We strive to incorporate these dimensions into all aspects of our resident’s lives.
Taking care of the whole self is essential to health and well-being. The resources below can aid you in maintaining the seven dimensions of wellness - physical, social, emotional, environmental, spiritual, professional/vocational, and intellectual. Find helpful services to stay mentally and physically active and to bridge the gap in socialization.
We understand that this Mother's Day will be different, and families will have to look at creative ways to plan a celebration during this time. However, it’s not stopping us from finding ways to celebrate and honor Mom this year. There are plenty of ways to celebrate moms, but we have compiled a list of our top 5 ways to celebrate Mother's Day while practicing social distancing.
As you likely know, seniors ages 65 and up and people who have chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, cancer and hypertension are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19. As such, the CDC and health practitioners everywhere are urging you to take extra precautions to reduce your risk. But what does that really mean?
In a world of social distancing, self-quarantine, and no visitors allowed, you may find yourself asking what you can do to connect with a loved one living in a senior living community.
Here are a few ways to connect with your loved one through this time.
With all in-person communication halted due to Covid-19, individuals are resorting to using online platforms and smartphone apps to stay engaged with friends and loved ones. The below list highlights some of the most popular applications for both computer and smartphone to make life easier and to keep connections strong even if you can’t be there in person.
Exercise your mind with a variety of stimulating activities such as trivia, puzzles, art projects and more. Access different material per month by clicking on the links below.