Your brain is responsible for much of your body’s functions including movement, emotion, memory, thought and even sleep, so it’s important to develop and maintain good brain health habits.
6 steps to better brain health
#1 – Physical activity
Goal: Thirty minutes of aerobic exercise five times per week.
Our Approach: Specialized exercise planning, fitness room, aqua fit/exercise pool, walking/biking paths.
#2 – Nutritious diet
Goal: Eat balanced, healthy meals including a rainbow of colours.
Our Approach: Specialized menu design optimized for seniors, delicious and nutritious meals and snacks.
#3 – Social activity
Goal: Maintain an active social life.
Enrichment Plan: Daily interaction within a friendly community, constant social opportunities and activities planned both in and out of the community.
#4 – Mental stimulation
Goal: Get involved in mentally stimulating activities on a regular basis.
Memory Care Approach: Specialized memory care programs for Alzheimer’s & dementia, workshops and other learning opportunities, enriching conversations, games and social environments.
#5 – Stress management
Goal: Reduce the stress in your life.
Community Solutions: Housekeeping services to reduce the stress of chores, round the clock security, a shuttle to take you to your errands and fitness programs made for seniors.
#6 – Sound sleep
Goal: Eight hours of uninterrupted sleep every night.
Suite Experience: Comfortable, well-designed suites, active days leading to restful nights and stress free community living.
To discover more about maintaining good brain health, follow the links below or book a tour and talk with our knowledgeable staff.
- Alzheimer’s Society of Canada: www.alzheimer.ca
- Alzheimer’s Association: www.alz.org
- Alzheimer’s Knowledge Research Centre: www.akeresourcecentre.org
- Dakim for Brain Fitness: www.dakim.com