With the opportunity to join our communities at the stage that suits you— from Residential Living at our Continuing Care Retirement Communities, to Assisted Living or other levels of personal care—you’ll live with the promise of a fulfilling future. Explore your senior living options and dive into a future filled with promise: ow.ly/iwwC50wbVAz... See moreSee less
Joints. Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. Well, that’s not really true. You CAN live with them, if you take care proper care of them as you age. Low impact exercise and a healthy body weight, along with supplements of Vitamin D and calcium, can all help keep you moving and pain free. Read more about some of the ways you can keep your hinges in tip-top shape as part of our Healthy Aging Month educational series: ow.ly/5LOf50vViYV... See moreSee less
Chuck Carlson, Director of Residential Sales, knows residents from their Covenant Living contract signing process. It was the residents’ turn to learn about Chuck’s personal life during our Staff Spotlight. Chuck is a husband, father, grandfather, author and was even a pastor. It was a joy to hear his journey of faith, family, and career. ... See moreSee less
This week for Healthy Aging Month, we’re taking a look at the best foods you can eat to keep your brain healthy. On the short list for brain-boosting consumables: vegetables, nuts, and coffee! Yes, coffee. Sometimes bad habits pay off. Learn how that delightful and aromatic bean can keep your brain running smoothly in the article below, and stay tuned for more Health Aging Month tips next week! ow.ly/71Jd50vViiQ... See moreSee less
The diet can have a significant impact on the brain's function. A brain-healthy diet, rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, can boost memory and learning while staving off neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease. Here, we look at the evidence for some of the best brain foods...
Golden Valley, Green Thumbs! Residents celebrated a bountiful harvest from their garden plots, including beautiful flowers and delicious, fresh produce. Residents were treated to fresh zucchini bread, courtesy of our very own Peggy Meyer, who grew the zucchini herself right in her garden! ... See moreSee less
It's National Assisted Living Week! At Covenant Living Communities and Services, assisted Living programs are designed to help individuals with day-to-day activities as well as provide dignity, comfort and peace of mind—so residents can enjoy life to the fullest. Learn more: www.covliving.org/assisted-living-retirement... See moreSee less
Exercise seems to endow a wealth of benefits, from the release of happiness-inducing hormones to higher physical fitness. New research shows it may provide a boost to the mind too. ow.ly/SNO450w3qfh... See moreSee less
Researchers have found that a single bout of exercise benefits some older people's brains. In experiments in which participants aged 60 to 80 exercised once and multiple times, the researchers found some individuals showed improved cognitive functions and working memory.
It’s Minnesota State Fair time! That means fun and excitement, off-campus and on. While some of our residents went off to the Great Minnesota Get-Together, other residents ate fair food and played fun games on campus. Take a look at some pictures from Covenant Living of Golden Valley’s very own Great Little Get-Together: ... See moreSee less