Summer is officially here, and while the season brings warm weather and beautiful blooms, it also brings about the dreadful pollen. Many of us are prone to experiencing the symptoms of seasonal allergies—sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, congestion–all of which [...]
Spring has sprung, and that means it’s time to get gardening! Not only is gardening an enjoyable activity, but it also offers many health benefits for seniors, particularly those experiencing memory challenges. Gardening keeps seniors active both physically and mentally [...]
Spring is full of light, color, floral scents, and nature. All of these beautiful aspects of a transitional season is the perfect inspiration to spark the creativity that was hiding throughout the winter. At The Haven at North Hills Personal [...]
Food is a huge component of our everyday lives. Our food habits–the types of foods we eat as well as our routines around meal times–influence so much of our health and wellness. And eating thoughtful, well-balanced meals is an essential [...]
BEND, Ore. (Feb. 15, 2022) – Sunshine Retirement Living, a family-owned senior housing company that offers a premiere living experience for its residents at more than 40 independent living, assisted living and memory care communities across the country, has successfully [...]
A person’s wellbeing consists of their unique physical, mental, social, and emotional needs and how well they’re supported. Each person has different factors that can promote their wellbeing, so of course there’s no one-size-fits-all approach! At The Haven at North [...]
When it comes to getting in the holiday spirit, there is no shortage of activity ideas. This is a wonderful thing because it means there is something for everyone to enjoy. Luckily, many of these activities are also extremely inexpensive, [...]
As we shift into colder weather this fall and winter, warm comfort foods can be a popular go-to. Stews and soups using earthy vegetables, such as potatoes, carrots and squash are common ingredients to a warm fall dish. Eating with [...]
Fall is quickly approaching, and with it comes the opportunity to enjoy the cooler temperatures, beautiful scenery, and the upcoming holiday season! Here are some great ways for you and your loved one to enjoy fall from The Haven at [...]
At The Haven at North Hills, there is always a surplus of fun, engaging activities for residents! We strive to support our residents in every aspect of their wellbeing, so we offer both physical and intellectual activities daily so that [...]
Fruits and veggies are the way to go in any season, and the best way to obtain them is to garden. Did you know gardening is an essential part of our evolution? Over 23,000 years ago, our early ancestors began planting and growing food. They gave up their nomadic lifestyle, and these humans laid down roots that signified the beginning of civilization.
This is the kind of hobby that fulfills every need. There are so many things you can plant, watch grow, and enjoy in a recipe!
Have you ever planted a garden? What was your favorite thing to grow?
Summer means warmer temperatures! Even though spending time in the sun is great, there are also a bunch of indoor activities you can do to keep cool. Here are some of our favorite things to do: - Watch a movie or TV series - Read a book - Learn a new recipe - Make arts and crafts
The possibilities are endless, whether you're inside or outdoors!