News from Meadow Ridge

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Meadow Ridge Transforming to Better Meet Residents’ Needs

Today’s seniors are leading more active and engaged lives. As a result, they expect more out of their senior living communities. This often revolves around issues of choice – choices in fitness and wellness options, choices in dining venues, opportunities to learn new things and continue to enjoy vibrant social lives. As active seniors demand …

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The Importance of Planning for Long-term Care

This year, the average American will live to be 79 years old. Three decades ago, the average American lived to be 68 years old. This extra decade of life may seem like a windfall, but as today’s seniors continue to live longer lives, many of them are facing frequently rising long-term care costs. In Connecticut …

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How to Find the Best Skilled Nursing Care for Your Parent

Searching for skilled care for a loved one is usually a new experience, often done under duress. This combination of circumstances can leave adult children adrift in the world of skilled nursing, health centers and rehabilitation services. Fortunately, there are ways to evaluate your options in the Fairfield County area, and distinguish the best care from the …

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Retiring in Style in Fairfield County, CT: What You Can Expect

Look around Fairfield County and you’ll quickly discover why so many people choose this charming part of Connecticut for their retirement. As for picturesque beauty, this enclave of New England is second to none. The landscape offers rolling hills, lush woodlands and beautiful shorelines. Springs and summers are pleasant, autumns transform the region into a …

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Seniors and pets go hand-in-paw

Do you know the secret others have discovered about animal companions? When it comes to meaningful, purposeful living, some people have discovered the nonhuman secret. People with pets already know that their animal companion requires their affection and attention – and that their relationship with their animal friends rewards them with numerous healthy benefits. While …

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Get Fresh and Feel Great with Farm-to-Table Goodness.

If we are what we eat, senior wellness may start in the garden. The benefits of sowing and growing one’s own fresh foods are real — especially when the fruits (and veggies) of your hobby can be enjoyed with others. Gardening is a terrific activity that positively affects wellness. It takes you outside and offers …

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11 Things to Do in and Around the Town of Redding, Connecticut

A quaint, picturesque town with a rich history, Redding, Connecticut, offers the best blend of country living and fun activities to keep guests and residents busy. You won’t find skyscrapers filling the Redding skyline; those are the hallmark of New York City, located about 60 miles to the southwest. But if you are looking for a special place to enjoy the great outdoors, Redding is the town to visit. Plan a trip to Redding and add these eleven activities to your to-do list.

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Flights of Fancy: How Seniors Can Turn Birdwatching into a Lifelong Hobby

Hobbies keep the mind sharp and interested in living a more adventurous life. What makes bird watching an excellent hobby for active seniors? Bird watching is a pastime that knows no geographical boundaries. No matter where you visit or live, you can enjoy this nature-focused hobby. With thousands of bird species in the world, finishing your checklist becomes next to impossible. This interesting hobby gives you a great reason to travel the world and see some of the most exotic, beautiful birds in existence. As a beginner in the bird watching world, look for some of these common Connecticut birds to get started on your checklist.

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