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Encouraging Creativity in Seniors: Art Activities at Orchard Park

07/23/2017

In this month’s edition of the Orchard Park blog, we’ll be discussing the benefits of creative expression for the elderly. We’ll also feature some of our favorite arts-related activities we enjoy here at Orchard Park!Read on … 

8 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

06/27/2017

Happy summer, all! With the sunny season in full swing here in Clovis, CA, we’ve been planning lots of summertime activities for our seniors. Even though the weather is beautiful and it’s tempting to spend most of our time outdoors, we need to be careful about the kinds of summertime risks the heat and sunshine pose for seniors. In this month’s edition of the Orchard Park blog, we’ll be offering up a few tips for how to ensure seniors stay safe, comfortable, and happy during the summer months.Read on … 

Caring for Our Seniors: WOW! Moments at Orchard Park

05/30/2017

We understand that each of our residents has unique dreams, preferences, and personalities, and seek to bring this personalized understanding to our approach to senior care. We believe that there are huge payoffs in getting to know each one of our residents. Our Smile Program is just one way that we receive the information we need to further personalize our residents’ experiences (if you’re a family member and haven’t signed up for Smile, be sure to do so!). Not only does this personalized knowledge help us to improve our care outcomes, but it also helps to create special WOW! Moments for our residents! What’s a WOW! Moment, you may ask? Well, that’s exactly what we’ll be discussing on this month’s edition of the Orchard Park community blog! Keep reading to learn about this unique and heartwarming initiative.Read on … 

5 Reasons to Consider Memory Care

05/12/2017

In this month’s edition of the Orchard Park blog, we’ve decided to focus on memory care. Memory care is a very important part of our senior care offerings here at Orchard Park, and we take special care to make sure our memory care residents are getting the care and attention they need. Read on … 

Technology is for Seniors, Too!

03/23/2017

Technology isn’t just for millennials and younger adults! It’s for older adults, too; in fact, technology can have great benefits for seniors and aging adults. In this month’s edition of the Orchard Park Senior Living blog, we’d like to talk about the benefits technology can have for seniors, along with featuring a list of senior-friendly technology and apps.Read on … 

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

02/23/2017

Seniors are especially prone to fall-related injuries. As family members and caregivers, we want to help seniors organize their space with safety in mind—especially if they’re living at home, and not living in an assisted living community. Our senior care staff here at Orchard Park has put together a list of home safety tips for seniors. Read on to learn how you can help your seniors stay safe and protected at home.Read on … 

Tips for Preventing Wandering Among Seniors with Alzheimer's

02/04/2017

When a senior loved one gets lost or wanders, it presents some real safety concerns and can be very worrisome. What if they get injured or get into an accident? What if they get lost and can’t find their way home? These kinds of concerns are normal (and understandable!), but there are ways to lessen the risk and ensure the safety of your senior loved ones.Read on … 

Ways to Stay Young at Heart in 2017

01/20/2017

Whether it’s picking up a new hobby or learning a foreign language, we don’t think it’s ever too late to try something new. Love our fun-loving and youthful community spirit? We’ve put together a list of tips for how you can stay young at heart in 2017, no matter what your age may be!Read on … 

Staying Connected through the Smile Program

12/10/2016

In order to personalize each resident’s experience at Orchard Park Senior Living, we take extra time to get to know each and every one of our residents. What’s one way that we can get to know our residents a little better? Through the Smile Program. What is the Smile Program, and how does it work? Learn more on our blog.Read on … 

Meet Me in the Kitchen: The Therapeutic Benefits of Cooking for Seniors with Dementia

11/20/2016

As a part of our memory care program, we plan activities for seniors that are designed to lessen anxiety, inspire seniors, and encourage social bonding. Learn how we use cooking as a memory care tool at Orchard Park!Read on …