Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Physical Wellness

Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Physical Wellness

Out of the six dimensions of wellness, social, physical, spiritual, vocational, emotional and intellectual, physical wellness is the dimension that comes to mind first when thinking about overall wellness. Some may think that the physical dimension only refers to exercise, but this is not true. The physical dimension of wellness involves encouraging regular activities that […]

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Benefit From a Healthy Lifestyle and Stay Active!

Benefit From a Healthy Lifestyle and Stay Active!

Recreational activities can be practiced through all stages of life. Older adults enjoy opportunities to participate in activities they practiced in their younger years, and by doing so brings back great memories! Most of the time, their precision is exactly right, but their power and agility has changed. Initiated in 2003 by the International Council […]

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Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Intellectual Wellness

Keeping Up With The Wellness Dimensions: Intellectual Wellness

When looking up the definition of wellness, well-being or whole-person wellness, you will find many different answers. Wellness is not just about the physical or emotional aspect of one’s life. In order to remain actively engaged to the mind, body and spirit, and to say you are reducing the risk of disease, you must incorporate all […]

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Tasty Treat with Healthy Benefits

Tasty Treat with Healthy Benefits

When I think about July in Iowa, blueberries always come to mind. If you’ve never been to a berry patch to pick your own, add it to your bucket list! It is fun being able to taste test the freshly plucked berries right from the source. This is an activity sure to be enjoyed at […]

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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

Friendship Haven’s staff has put a lot of time, research and effort towards designing a building that will support individuals living with various types of advanced dementia. Now that our memory care residents have been moved into the new building, I’ve been thinking to myself what a typical day would be like through the eyes […]

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Benefits of Water Therapy

Benefits of Water Therapy

Water is not only good for our inside, but the outside as well. The benefits that water therapy and water exercise can provide to the body are many. Let’s dive in and find out just how beneficial it can be! Whether warm or cool, water therapy can benefit one’s body in many ways. Older adults […]

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