At Harbour’s Edge, residents like to keep busy by attending events, pursuing personal goals, or just catching up with family and friends. To keep up to date on the latest events, check back here often. We’ll have stories about everything going on at Harbour’s Edge and within senior living.

9 Habits You Can Adopt to Boost Brain Health

As we age, occasional forgetfulness isn’t uncommon. In fact, incremental changes in memory can begin as early as your 20s. It’s also not uncommon to start to worry about your brain health at the first sign of a memory blip. And while it’s true that symptoms of Alzheimer’s and dementia can start to show up …

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Planning for Retirement in Southeast Florida

There are two questions that almost every adult has asked themselves at one point or another in their lives: “When do I need to start saving for retirement?” and “How much do I need to save?” It’s never too early to start saving for retirement, but the question of how much to save varies from …

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Need to Know: Risks & Warning Signs of Stroke

True or false: A stroke can happen at any age. It’s true. Though nearly 75 percent of strokes happen in people over age 65, age-related risk begins around age 55 and people of any age can suffer from stroke. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an American suffers from stroke …

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Similarities and Differences Between OT and PT

Occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) both fall within the rehabilitative sciences and their end goals are to help patients live as active and healthy of lives as possible. While OT and PT share many similarities, they both approach treatment from different mindsets. The most basic difference between occupational therapy and physical therapy is …

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Why We Chose Harbour’s Edge for Luxury Independent Senior Living

There’s much to consider when evaluating options for this next chapter of your life. Long-term care preferences, your financial situation and the type of lifestyle you desire all factor into the decision. Add in the different independent senior living communities near you, and it can be hard to know where to begin. That’s why we …

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Does Your Loved One Need Skilled Nursing or Rehabilitation Services?

As we age, our medical needs can increase, so it becomes important to learn as much as we can about the types of health care services offered. There are times when a hospital stay is necessary, like during an acute illness, for a surgical procedure, or after a serious injury. There are situations where a …

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10 Pool Exercises for Seniors

Staying active as we age can be difficult, but pool exercises for seniors can be a fun way to get moving year-round. It’s a great way to socialize and feel invigorated as you get your blood flowing, especially if you need to minimize stress on the joints. You can try any of the following water …

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New Technologies that Are Changing Short-Term Rehab for Seniors

As the senior population rapidly grows across the world, the demand for innovative technology rises with it. New rehabilitation technology is constantly being implemented in unique ways to provide better outcomes for seniors with a wide range of physical and mental health conditions. These incredible advancements in assistive technology were once completely unrealistic for rehabilitation …

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7 Benefits Skilled Nursing Can Provide Your Loved One

Once a person leaves the hospital after being treated for or recovering from serious illness, surgery or injury, the next step is usually admittance into a skilled nursing facility. Some seniors and families prefer to return home after a hospital stay, rather than entering a senior living community with skilled nursing care. While keeping seniors …

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The Advantages of Downsizing to a Two-Bedroom Senior Apartment

You’ve built a life in your family home over decades of dedication, hard work and love. You’ve raised your children, made lasting memories, and come to value your property for far more than its monetary worth. But traditional homeownership  for older adults can be a burden that becomes too much to comfortably handle, and is …

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