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How Franciscan Ministries Can Help Support New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

January 15, 2020

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It’s the start of a new year, and many seniors are thinking about health goals to put in motion. New Year’s resolutions for older adults provide opportunities for a fresh start. If you’re a senior, you may have no problem thinking of resolutions to strive for, but sometimes to achieve your senior health goals, you need a little extra help.

This isn’t your typical New Year’s resolution for older adults post. Instead of giving you ideas for resolutions, we’re going explain how we can support the goals you’ve already set. Everyone knows that it’s easy for New Year’s resolutions to be swept under the rug or forgotten about. But what if you had some support for the lifestyle you’re hoping to achieve?

In this post, we’re going to show you how Franciscan Ministries can support New Year’s resolutions for older adults. So, if you’re interested in learning how you can follow through on your senior health goals, take a look at the information below.

3 Common New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors and How We Can Help

At Franciscan Ministries, we have a variety of engaging senior living communities that believe no moment is too small to celebrate. Below, you’ll find three of the most common New Year’s resolutions for seniors. Under each resolution, you will learn how the senior living services in Franciscan Communities can help support you.

Resolution 1: Exercise for 10 minutes a day

It’s no secret that staying physically active is a crucial component of healthy aging. That’s why regular exercise is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions for older adults. But did you know the senior living services in Franciscan Communities can help you stay active?

How We Can Support You

When it comes to exercise, there are two things that often get in a seniors’ way. Having the time and finding the motivation to get moving. In Franciscan Communities, our senior living options take care of home maintenance. This frees up more time for you to make your exercise plan in the new year.

It can be difficult to find the motivation to exercise., but our senior living communities can help. You’ll find yourself in a warm and friendly environment that’s filled with like-minded seniors. Going to a workout class doesn’t seem as intimidating when you know plenty of friends and neighbors will be there as well.

Resolution 2: Make New Friends and Improve Social Health

Why is socialization a major health goal for seniors? It often comes down to isolation. When you’re living by yourself, it’s easy to get caught up in a daily routine that limits your opportunity for socialization. The new year is the perfect time to start thinking about what you can do to prevent loneliness.

Franciscan Ministries Has You Covered

Leave loneliness behind at one of our Franciscan senior living communities. All of our senior care services offer opportunities for social connection. Our communities have a variety of daily activities and events. You’ll have the chance to get to know your fellow residents and make new friends that share similar interests.

We make every effort for each of our communities to have a welcoming environment that inspires interaction. With our engaging dining services, meals are transformed into a lively social event with friends. Through it all, our person-centered care will help you maintain your highest level of independence, so you never have to miss out on social opportunities.

Resolution 3: Explore Senior Living Options

As you make your way through your retirement you might have thought about making the transition to a senior living community. Or, maybe a loved one has mentioned the idea to you during the holidays. The new year often inspires many seniors to start looking at living options that can help support their ideal lifestyle.

Start Your Senior Living Journey with Franciscan Ministries

At Franciscan Ministries, we know that looking at senior living communities can seem intimidating. But our senior living communities focus on welcoming you with open arms. You can schedule a tour or join us for an activity to get an inside look at the lifestyle we can help you cultivate.

We work to treat anyone curious about senior living like family. You can even bring a loved one with you as you explore the community. Our friendly staff will discuss your needs and our senior living options so you can make the best decision for your retirement.

Contact Franciscan Ministries Today

If you have any questions about how we can help you reach your ideal lifestyle, contact us today. We’re happy to hear your story and talk about how our senior living communities can help.