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Stay Happy and Healthy This Winter with These 6 Tips


Posted on October 31, 2017 by Atria Senior Living


During the colder months, many seniors experience the winter blues. Chilly temperatures, fewer sunny hours and days stuck indoors can cause serious seasonal malaise. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD — depression increased by lack of sunlight during the winter months — affects approximately 10 million Americans each year, with another 10 to 20 percent reporting milder SAD symptoms. (more…)


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4 Tips to Avoid the Flu – Atria Senior Living Blog

4 Tips to Avoid the Flu


Posted on October 10, 2017 by Atria Senior Living


Experts typically look to the southern hemisphere’s flu season to predict what might happen in the U.S., and this year looks to be challenging.

“Australia’s flu season has always been a good indicator of our flu season, and unfortunately it looks as if the flu season for 2018 will be a tough one for us based upon what we’ve seen there this year,” says Mike Gentry, Senior Vice President, Care and Life Guidance. (more…)


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