Believe it or not, the average adult spends 1,400 hours a year hunched over a Smartphone. This constant "forward or anterior head position" (also known as humpback posture) often leads to unexpected problems. The most prevalent disorder is “Text Neck." I'd like to share some tips for avoiding Text Neck and several relief exercises that are quick and easy to do.
Several days per week, if the temperature is at least in the 50s, you will find Lamar Oglesby out playing golf croquet on Lenbrook’s beautiful regulation-size croquet lawn.
On June 1, 2020, I moved into Lenbrook. My dear daughter, who lives in Atlanta, found Lenbrook, chose a wonderful apartment for me and my sweet dog Lily, and I could not be happier at this point in my life.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness month. Each day, 37 people in the USA are diagnosed with this disease. It is one of the most common, long-term neurologic disorders where the central nervous system degenerates, and that affects the motor system.
Martha Randolph Tells Her Friends:
“This is the only senior living community you want to move to!”
As she was getting ready for choir practice at her beloved Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Martha Randolph heard a slam coming from the shower. Her husband, Robert Lee Randolph, Jr., had suffered a heart attack and had collapsed, So she jumped in, helped him onto the shower mat, and immediately pulled the medical emergency cord to alert Lenbrook’s security and healthcare staff.
We all need role models of positive aging - people who can show us how to embrace life as we age and help us see that by tapping into our talents and creativity, nurturing relationships and welcoming experiences we can live joy-filled lives.
LeadingAge Georgia, the association that supports not-for-profit and other mission driven organizations who serve older adults honors these role models with an annual event “Profiles of Positive Aging.”
I am delighted to share some of my recent experiences with Lenbrook’s Health Care heroes who took care of me when I needed medical care and rehabilitation recently. This on-campus care for a period of six weeks, as well as the past two and a half years that include the time of the global pandemic, have certainly confirmed what a good decision it has been for me to move to Lenbrook, and what a blessing it is to live here.