Contemplating a Move to Assisted Living During COVID-19

Heritage House continues to follow state and national guidelines and welcomes new residents while minimizing potential health risks for all those involved in the move. The following chart will help you examine the pros and cons of moving to senior living during a pandemic. While each individual and family must make the choice that is right for…

COVID-19 Safety Update

As we thoughtfully and carefully continue to navigate through COVID-19, please take a moment to understand what Heritage House is doing to operate safely and continue to foster a healthy and happy lifestyle for our residents. While national and state regulators begin to relax COVID-19 quarantine restrictions, we are cautiously following their guidelines and industry…

What Does Wellness Really Mean as We Age?

  What Is Wellness? The National Institute of Wellness (NIW) puts it this way: “Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence.” It’s an active process – which means it takes time and intentionality. It needs awareness – which means paying attention to the…

Community Living: It’s Healthier

Staying socially connected and feeling engaged with life becomes more important as we grow older, and not just for mental health reasons. Isolation is a serious health risk for older adults. We now know that people who don’t or can’t maintain connections with friends, family and neighborhood will experience greater numbers of chronic and life-limiting…