A Healthy and Fit New Year!

Did you know that the average American gains approximately 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and  the new year? While the holiday season is often very rewarding, the less than healthy holiday season diet and decrease in physical activity can be particularly problematic for the older adult and lead to decreased cardiac function, increased arthritic pain, weakened

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Halloween Carnival Enjoyed By AEC Residents, Family, and Staff!

The First Annual AEC Halloween Carnival was a blast.  Staff from all three facilities and residents from the Elders Inn and Waters Edge Lodge came out to celebrate Halloween.  Residents; grandchildren and Staff members’ children came out dressed in their Halloween costumes and participated in a variety of games.  The cup cake walk and the costume contest

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Happy Halloween!

 

This last Saturday, October 29th, Waters Edge Lodge played host to Alameda Elder Communities’ first Annual Halloween Carnival! Open to Residents, Families, and Staff of all Alameda Elder Communities member facilities, our first Halloween Carnival was a spook-tacular success! Some highlights are below:
 
We hope your hauntings this evening are as enjoyable

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Halloween is Coming!

When witches go riding,
and black cats are seen,
the moon laughs and whispers,
‘tis near Halloween.
~Author Unknown
Elders Inn on Webster will be participating in the annual “Halloween on Webster Street” festivities! From noon to 4pm on Monday, October 31, 2011 Pint-sized ghosts, goblins and other assorted small creatures will invade Webster Street

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Alameda Hospital’s Community Health Fair!

On Saturday, Alameda Elder Services will be at Alameda Hospital’s Community Health Fair! Stop on by! We will be conducting modified versions of the Senior Fitness Test and handing out mini-first aide kits (while supplies last)! Come and meet with the Administrator of Alameda Elder Services and learn about the important impact exercise and therapy

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October is Aging in Place Successfully Month!

October is Aging in Place Successfully Month! Aging in place allows one to remain living in the same environment while receiving necessary assistance and care to deal with the intricacies of growing older. Through the development of cohousing situations, the village movement, and other means, it is becoming easier for seniors to remain where they

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Falls and Fractures in Older Diabetic Patients

Diabetes mellitus us a common disease in elderly; the majority of people with diabetes are aged over 65 years. The risk of hip fractures is 1.5 to 12 times higher in patients with diabetes compared to non-diabetic patients. Furthermore, patients with diabetes are at heightened risk for atypical fractures. Below is a summary of an

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