Working at a Covenant community means being a part of a greater organization of caring, dedicated team members. Who knows where your career path at our community will lead? Meet Liz Silva, from our sister community Windsor Park. Liz started her Covenant career in the community dining room and is now a Sales Assistant!
Staying active, eating a gram of protein per kilogram of bodyweight, and getting enough sleep: all these and more are keys to staying healthy as you age. But it’s not all about what you do with your body— half the battle is in your head. Viewing aging as a positive, rather than a negative, led to an increased life expectancy and reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a Yale study. ow.ly/HY3U50qOovM... See moreSee less
Moving into a continuing care retirement community doesn’t mean you or your loved one have to sacrifice freedom and independence. Instead, it gives peace of mind and alleviates worries about safety and care. Change is hard and the emotional hurdles that come with a major move can be stressful. However, the long term benefits of moving into a CCRC can help you overcome these concerns and help choose the next best choice for continuing care. Learn more: ow.ly/GjvO50q0r7A... See moreSee less
A plant native to California has been shown to have promising effects in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies identified the shrub Yerba santa, long known for its medicinal properties (the name is Spanish for “Holy weed”), as a treatment for oxytosis, which a form of regulated cell death, in the brain. Historically, the herb has been used to treat a variety of ailments, including respiratory conditions, fever, and headaches. Today, the chemical sterubin has been isolated from Yerba santa and identified as a powerful antioxidant, “approximately four times more potent in preventing neurodegeneration” than a similar compound isolated from strawberries. ow.ly/WXRk50q0qhH... See moreSee less
Our community is pet-friendly! Why? Because we know the important roles our four-legged companions play in our lives. According to this article from AARP, "results of a new University of Michigan-AARP poll revealed that pet owners say their furry friends help them de-stress and stick to a routine. Pets also provide many people with a sense of purpose." Learn more: ow.ly/bHUG50pxJB7... See moreSee less