Independence at Integral Senior Living 

Independence can mean different things as we age. At 16, it’s finally getting to drive somewhere by ourselves. At 18, it’s experiencing a taste of adulthood in college. In our elder years, independence could be something we yearn for again as we may begin to need assistance with certain tasks.  At Integral Senior Living, we offer independent living, assisted living …

Make aging less tricky and more of a treat with these activities

Aging can be a scary thing, especially when television and movies portray it to be a daunting or emotionally straining time. On the other hand, those who are aging can agree that it welcomes new adventures and more free time to spend doing the things you love with the ones you love most.  As we get caught up in life, …

Self-care September

You may have heard of self-care, the practice of taking action to preserve one’s mental and or physical health. For National Self-Care Month this September, we’re sharing some ways you can look after yourself.  Make time for something you enjoy  Self-care encompasses taking care of yourself in more ways than nutrition and exercise – it’s about caring for yourself mentally …

No matter your age, each day is an opportunity to learn

Kids around the nation are beginning the annual back-to-school ritual this month. New books, new classes, new lessons to be learned. Even though many of us have aged out of worrying about school, that doesn’t mean we are not still learning.  Particularly for seniors, it is important to understand that each day presents us with the opportunity to learn more …

Independence Day, Independent Living 

It is that time of year again. Across the country, there will be plenty of cookouts, family time and fireworks as the nation celebrates Independence Day. With the pinnacle of summer holidays right around the corner, it is a great time to talk about the importance of independent living. Our independent living options are perfect for anyone who is capable …

June Is National Osteoporosis Month. Here’s What We Know.

June is National Osteoporosis Month, so what better way to celebrate than to educate ourselves on this disease?   What is osteoporosis?  The Mayo Clinic states that osteoporosis is when the creation of new bone does not keep up with the loss of old bone. This causes bones to become brittle, meaning even a mild fall can cause a fracture. The …

Celebrate your wellness on National Senior Health and Fitness Day!

The last Wednesday in May is National Senior Health and Fitness Day! Each year, this day acknowledges the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle as a senior. In this blog, we lay out just a few of the many ways our communities promote wellness and encourage residents to stay active.   It’s our mission to optimize our residents’ health …

How ISL is encouraging residents this Parkinson’s Awareness Month

At ISL, we pride ourselves on offering a range of services, from independent and assisted living to respite options and memory care. As April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight our exceptional memory care services and the important work of our Generations Memory Care staff.  One of our core values at ISL is providing …

Read how we keep our residents healthy for National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a time to celebrate and highlight healthy eating, which means we at Integral Senior Living are taking a moment to highlight all we do to make sure each of our residents lives as healthy a life as possible.   With our Elevate® dining program, we celebrate healthy eating every day. Each community has an experienced chef …

3 ways to show your heart some love this February

It’s February, which means love is in the air as Valentine’s Day quickly approaches. It’s also American Heart Month, a time to reflect on our heart health and make conscious decisions to care for one of the most critical organs in our body. Here are three ways to show your heart some love this month.  According to WebMD, a heart-healthy …