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Discover the latest community news plus up-to-date health and lifestyle trends in our blog for The Christian Village at Mason.

Feb 2017
short-term rehabilitation benefits

What happens when you’re ready to leave the hospital after surgery or a serious medical issue, but you’re not quite ready to be on your own again? Your best answer: Find a short-term rehabilitation program that’s both comprehensive and comfortable. While you may want to go home, it’s important to regain strength and mobility before settling back into the demands of your normal routine. Short-term rehab stays typically are less than 21 days and help you make a safe, comfortable transition.   The Benefits of Short-Term Rehab: Holistic treatment Short-term rehabilitation programs......

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volunteer as a senior
January 31, 2017

The Top 3 Benefits of Volunteering as a Senior

Now’s the time to have some senior moments ?  moments where you take your collective experience and wisdom and share it with others. Volunteering your time helps strengthen your community, but it also provides you...

travel tips for seniors
December 14, 2016

How to Keep the Dream in Your Dream Vacation

Now that there’s a nip in the air and the prospect of snow, sleet and ice in our future, it’s the perfect time to dream about your next vacation. Imagine cruising around the Caribbean, enjoying...

lean how to prevent falls at any age
September 21, 2016

Preventing Falls at Any Age

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year millions of people age 65 and older fall. In fact, one out of three older people fall each year, and one out of five...

senior fitness
August 30, 2016

How to Maintain and Build Muscle Tone

Exercise is great at any age. It’s proven to improve mood, manage stress, and help prevent or delay disease. Regular activity is especially important for senior citizens to stay healthy and reduce aches and pains....

how much water do you really need in a day
July 21, 2016

How Much Water Do You Really Need?

We’ve all heard the standard “Drink eight 8-oz. glasses of water a day.” That’s good advice, but is it the best advice for your personal health? According to the Mayo Clinic, there are a number...

5 reasons seniors should embrace social media
June 10, 2016

5 Reasons Seniors Should Embrace Social Media

Seniors are embracing Facebook, Twitter and YouTube more and more. Maybe you’re already part of this community and have a Facebook account, which is the most popular social media website. Or maybe you’ve been tempted...