Posted on: February 22, 2020

Falls are the number one cause of injuries for senior adults. Senior care experts offer the following advice for preventing falls: Exercise can help strengthen calves and ankles. While holding onto a chair or other support, alternate between knee bends and raising on tiptoes. Repeat this 10-15 times. There is a class at University Village […]

Posted on: January 25, 2020

As we age, our memories have a tendency to change. According to harvard.edu, here are some strategies to keep your memory sharp: Keep Learning: A higher-level education is associated with better mental functioning in old age. Challenging your brain is believed to activate processes that maintain brain cells. Read, join a book club, play chess or […]

Posted on: January 18, 2020

Nourish your body for the glow that comes from within! According to healthline.com, here are ten foods that support healthy aging: Watercress: a nutrient-dense, hydrating, leafy green. Red Bell Pepper: these contain powerful antioxidants called carotenoids. Papaya: contains an enzyme that is one of nature’s best anti-inflammatories. Blueberries: help protect skin from damage by sun, […]

Posted on: January 10, 2020

Tealridge Independent Living invites a variety of guest speakers to come share their stories and interesting material with our residents. In 2019 we had various speakers such as Dean Blevins, OU football legend, Addison Price, Miss Oklahoma 2019, Count Gregore, and Jay Wilkenson. We also held seminars for local seniors to come learn more about […]

Posted on: January 3, 2020

Cold winter weather can take its toll on our homes, cars, and bodies. Frozen pipes, dead car batteries, and bodily injuries, are common and often require us to seek help from a professional. As we age, cold weather can be extremely dangerous. Plummeting temperatures can lead to, icy sidewalks, hypothermia and other serious injuries. Here […]

Posted on: December 18, 2019

People who would describe themselves as “kind” may live longer than those who aren’t kind.  “What?” you may ask.  It’s true! According to research, seniors who actively volunteer in two or more improve their overall health nearly as much as quitting smoking, and more than exercising four times a week. That is a big improvement.  […]

Posted on: December 12, 2019

Let us do the cooking for you! At Tealridge Retirement Community, we take our dining room services seriously. We realize that your dining experience is important both nutritionally and socially. Our gracious wait staff, numerous made-to-order entree selections, and elegant surroundings combine to create the ambiance of a fine restaurant. We also have special theme […]

Posted on: November 25, 2019

Bingo has been a beloved game of multiple generations. What is it about this time-tested game that makes fans of so many Seniors? Here are some ideas according to www.leisurecare.com: IT’S SOCIAL – Bingo brings people together in the same room, doing the same thing. The relative ease of the game enables players to chat […]

Posted on: November 18, 2019

‘Tis the season to remember and appreciate those things for which we are thankful.  A very important part of that list is “friendship”! Here at Tealridge Retirement Community, we promote friendship through our many social, health, and entertainment activities. Let’s examine some of the benefits of friendship according to the Mayo Clinic: Friends increase your […]

Posted on: November 8, 2019

Read that novel you’ve had on your shelf for a while Decorate your house with a warm, winter theme Bake your favorite desserts and share with your neighbors Try new hot tea flavors Clean out a closet and donate coats, blankets and sweaters to those in need Try a new hobby or craft Plan your […]

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