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Turning Back The Clock: It’s Not Too Late to Adopt a Healthier Lifestyle

Senior Health Tips According to the American Journal of Medicine, “Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston found that people 45 to 64 years of age who added healthy lifestyle behaviors could substantially reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and reduce their death rate.”  So, it goes without saying that as we grow older, living a heart-healthy lifestyle is smart.  But, here are the 4 things you

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Preparing for Assisted Living

Assisted Living Tips   When the decision is made to move from independent to assisted living, emotions can play havoc on you and your family members.  In this guide, we offer assisted living tips to help make the transition as smooth as possible. Meet with the Director The Director and the staff of Baywoods of Annapolis have welcomed many new folks into their community and are very familiar with the common questions new residents ask.  Be sure to get all of your questions answered before you move so that you will feel better on move-in day.  Ask for a list of suggested items to bring and/or not to bring.  Ask for an activities calendar, so you can choose several programs to attend early on. Measure You will want to visit the actual unit that you will move into and take measurements or ask for a floor plan.  Your new home is likely to be much smaller than your existing home, so you will want to bring the furnishings that make you feel most at home, but that won’t make you feel crowded.  Now is also a great time to offer items that you can’t use, to family members who will

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Life Enrichment Programs Integrate Retirees into Their Community

Life Enrichment Programs Regardless of your stage in life, we all want to feel personally connected.  In this article, we discuss the value of life enrichment programs and what you can do to ensure you’re getting all that you desire! Life enrichment programs are often designed to engage, connect and create personal relationships among residents.  This process is much more than just an activity calendar.  The goal is to integrate and transition into the new community and lifestyle.   By being socially active and involved in the community, many residents live full, balanced lives that provide diversity and a rewarding lifestyle. Some of the activities offered at Baywoods of Annapolis include: Art Openings Ballet, Opera & Musical Matinees Bingo! Full Moon Parties on the Waterfront In-House Shopping Monthly Lecture Series Movie Nights Pot Luck Dinners Putting Challenges Sunday Brunch Visiting Performing Artists And so much more! Baywoods of Annapolis is conveniently located on the waterfront and near downtown Annapolis, which is also a mecca of culture and waterfront activities.  This prime location allows us to offer a wide variety of on-site or local events that appeal to every whim. One of the biggest advantages to living at Baywoods is that the

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