The Continuing Care Retirement Communities of Today with Riddle Village

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) offer a much different experience than you may recall during your parents or grandparents retirement years.  The new generation of seniors in retirement are not just looking for comfortable living; they are looking for diverse activities and programs. In the past, options like bingo and puzzles may have come to [...]

2018-06-06T16:24:42-04:00June 8th, 2018|Activities|

Stronger Body, Sharper Mind: How Exercise Improves Mental Health in Older Adults

Whether you are younger or older, exercise is good for all parts of your body. However, many older adults don't realize that physical activity improves your mental well-being too. Physical activity can improve your memory, help you sleep better at night and increase your overall energy — and all those things can boost your mood [...]

2018-06-07T17:08:42-04:00May 25th, 2018|Tips|

The Many Physical and Mental Benefits of Knitting

Are you looking for a hobby that can improve your mood, ease pain, and help prevent dementia? A recent study found that knitting has more physical and mental benefits than you may have previously thought. Besides being a stress reliever, knitting can also help with arthritis, memory, and depression. [1] It’s no secret that hobbies [...]

2018-05-09T10:00:41-04:00May 16th, 2018|Activities, Tips|

Spring Is Here: Dealing With Seasonal Allergies

Spring has officially sprung! Every year, this milder season is a welcome change after the long, cold months of winter. While spring brings with it fresh air, beautiful flowers, and warmer temperatures, it also brings seasonal allergies that affect millions of Americans every year. It is important to know how allergies differ from illnesses like [...]

2018-06-07T17:10:53-04:00May 8th, 2018|Tips|

The Difference Between Signs of Early Dementia and Memory Loss

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" fullwidth="off" specialty="off"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.4.1"] Everyone has experienced some degree of forgetfulness from time to time. Misplacing your keys or forgetting why you went from one room to another are experiences that are common and probably no reason for concern. But, how do you tell the difference between simple memory loss and early dementia [...]

2018-05-31T16:37:13-04:00April 26th, 2018|Tips|

Residents Are Joining and Creating Clubs at Riddle Village Retirement Community

One of the biggest perks of retirement living is having more time to spend doing the things that you love. In a community like Riddle Village, there is the added bonus of doing these things with others who enjoy them just as much as you do. With plenty of amenities, a supportive activities department, and [...]

2018-04-09T16:46:18-04:00April 24th, 2018|Residents, Tips|

4 Ways to Stay Active Indoors at Riddle Village Retirement Community

Did you know that you can get to any of the apartments, amenities, and programs at Riddle Village without ever having to step outside? From our indoor activities to the enclosed walkways that keep residents protected from the elements, there are many options for getting exercise, and socializing, even in the cold winter months. In [...]

2018-04-09T15:07:14-04:00April 18th, 2018|Tips|

Resident Spotlight: Rosemary Morse, President of Resident Council At Riddle Village

When Rosemary Morse moved into Riddle Village nearly six years ago, she knew two things for sure: she was going to be an active resident of the community, and she wanted to continue working to help people. Several years and a few committees later, Rosemary could not be happier to call Riddle Village retirement community [...]

2018-04-09T14:45:01-04:00April 10th, 2018|Residents|