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Tips for Virtually Touring a Senior Living Community

April 2nd, 2021

Over the past year, COVID-19 has changed a lot of things including how we shop and socialize. However, there may be some changes worth keeping. Or at least adding into your routine. Like going on a senior living virtual tour before an in-person visit. Because we still need to make decisions about our future, virtual […]

Senior gardening

5 Health Benefits of Gardening

March 3rd, 2021

Gardeners, like their plants, seem to thrive in the fresh air and sunshine. But there are more health benefits of gardening than a healthy tan and a bumper crop of organic vegetables. From strengthening your immune system to reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s, the health benefits of gardening are as surprising as they are numerous. […]

Lifelong learning for seniors

How Lifelong Learning Can Help You Stay Sharp in Retirement

February 3rd, 2021

Keep reading to learn the benefits of lifelong learning and a few ideas for activities that boost your brain power. Continuing your education doesn’t have to be done in a classroom. There are numerous learning opportunities in everyday life to challenge your brain, and those who embrace their curiosity enjoy the benefits of lifelong learning. […]

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Healthy Aging Tips for Seniors

January 15th, 2021

Retirement years can be some of the most fulfilling of life. To help older adults feel their best and make the most of these years, we’ve created a list of 10 healthy aging tips for seniors. 10 Healthy Aging Tips for Seniors 1. Find Activity Options You Like Exercise has well-known benefits, including controlling weight, […]


Priority Access to Newly F.D.A. Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

December 17th, 2020

Essex Meadows is pleased to be able to offer the COVID-19 vaccination to residents and employees through our partner pharmacy. Residents and employees will be in the initial distribution group in the CDC phased allocations and among the first in the country to have access to the vaccine once it is available.  Specific vaccination distribution […]


COVID-19 Update

December 9th, 2020

Essex Meadows is working with CVS pharmacy to provide vaccination for residents in priority levels of care as determined by the CDC and local state vaccination plans. This includes residents in skilled care, Assisted Living and Memory Care, as well as, community staff. The vaccine is completely voluntary and will be administered by a professional […]

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Free Online Courses for Seniors

December 1st, 2020

Nowadays you can learn just about anything you want without setting foot in a classroom. All you need is a computer, an internet connection, and curiosity. The internet has paved the way for an educational gold mine of free online courses for seniors. Noncommercial learning opportunities are practically limitless and include free online college courses […]


Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction

November 23rd, 2020

It’s a Proud Time to Live at Essex Meadows Our management company, Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent living senior living communities two years in a row — and we have you to thank for it. This award demonstrates that residents and their families are receiving the care […]