This time of year, people often re-evaluate their lives and make New Year’s resolutions in hopes to live better lives in the upcoming year. Although New Year’s resolutions have a reputation for being short-lived, it’s still important to set goals to live a healthy life. Medical News Today recently released an article called “Ten New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Age Successfully” that contained tips for aging well from Dr. Terri Ginsberg of the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging. After reading the article, we came to the conclusion that our residents’ could benefit by make New Year’s resolutions to take advantage of Parc Communities’ amenities. According to the article, Parc’s amenities are the perfect kind of options Ginsberg suggests that can assist our residents in aging-related resolutions.
Dr. Ginsberg’s list reinforced much of what we already know is required for aging successfully, like getting enough sleep, eating right, and staying active, but it also detailed the need to stay involved in activities and connected with people. Offering private rooms, delicious and healthy meals in our dining hall, as well as a fitness center, pool, and Jacuzzi, Parc Communities makes aging well easy. Not to mention, both of our locations offer a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors better with events calendars full of interesting and fun activities.
Dr. Ginsberg also suggested reading regularly, laughing more, and worrying less. Visit our library to get lost in a good book or join us in the media center to play the Wii if you’re in need of a good laugh. She also recommended getting medical check-ups as needed and taking control of your life and health by making positive lifestyle changes.
Making New Year’s resolutions is easy at Parc Communities. Don’t make it hard on yourself this year by listing goals that are simply out of reach, you can make it simple by taking advantage of what our communities have to offer. Visit our website to learn more about the Parc Life. If you aren’t a resident, but are interested in scheduling a visit at Parc Communities contact us. Be sure to also find us on Facebook and Twitter for independent senior living news and updates. From all of us at Parc Communities, Happy New Year!