You’ve heard of heart attacks, but how much do you know about strokes? A stroke is a brain attack that happens when loss of blood flow deprives brain cells of the oxygen and nutrients they need. These cells start to die within minutes. This can cause lasting brain damage, long-term disability, or even death. Anyone can have a stroke at any age, but nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in seniors — people over age 65. Recovery from stroke and a return to normal life are possible, even for strokes in the elderly, but a quick response is vitally important. This article will help you recognize the signs of stroke, understand what’s happening in the body and what to expect afterward.
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When you’re looking to make a retirement move, it’s important to view a variety of senior living community floor plans before making a final decision.
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Narrow down your list of communities by gathering information about their residential options. An easy way to do this is to visit their website and check out the senior living floor plans available, such as independent living apartments or villas. Note which residences have features you prefer, including:
Why should you retire in the Hill Country of Texas? Well, it’s frequently on lists of best places to retire. The Austin area in particular is considered one of the best places to retire in Texas (U.S. News & World Report). From the reasonable cost of living and outstanding quality of life to abundant natural beauty and a warm sense of community, plenty of older active adults are making the move here.
Here are just a few enticing reasons you should consider retiring in Texas Hill Country.
There are a lot of senior living options open to you. Understanding what they are – and how they can benefit you – is key to making a smart decision. One term that sometimes causes confusion is Life Plan Community. Here’s what you need to know.
USA today recently published ‘Want to live past 100? Centenarians share their secrets,’ which features Longhorn Village residents John and Charlotte Henderson, 104 and 102. Read the full article.
The beautiful nature, and animals on the website are photos that were taken by John Ingram and shared by his wife Adrienne. John Ingram, a resident of Longhorn Village, loved nature. It was often said he could see things that others couldn’t, so he enjoyed capturing what he saw in a photograph and sharing it with others. He often told people to “open their eyes” so they could also see the beauty all around them. Here is a picture of John taking photos here at Longhorn Village.