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Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Athens

“Pretty In Pink” High Tea

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Join us on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 10:30 a.m. at Traditions of Athens as we commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a formal high tea party. At this informative event honoring residents,  those currently fighting cancer and have fought against breast cancer. Our special guest […]
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Nursing Home Resident with Nurse

Cheers to National Assisted Living Week!

This year, National Assisted Living Week was recognized during the second full week of September, from the 11th to the 17th.  The Traditions Senior Living community was busy celebrating all the joys and benefits that assisted living provides its residents and those who surround them.  This year’s theme was “Family […]
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Bluegrass, Blue Jeans & BBQ at Peachtree Senior Living

Peachtree Senior Living is holding a Bluegrass, Blue Jeans & BBQ on Friday, October 6, 2017 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Join us at Peachtree Senior Living at 3740 Eagle Drive, Trussville, Alabama, 35173. Residents and guest will enjoy bluegrass music at 11am with lunch served at 12pm. Interested in attending? Please […]
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Classical music and Alzheimer's / Dementia treatment

The Association between Music and Memory

September marks the celebration of Classical Music Month.  From Medieval times until the early 1900’s, legendary composers such as Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms created masterpieces that are still enjoyed today.  Music, especially classical, has been linked to the reconnection with memories in patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s, […]
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Peachtree senior prom dates

Peachtree Senior Prom

Did you attend your Junior or Senior prom? Well, for some of the seniors that call Peachtree Senior Living in Alabama home, the teenage experience never came to fruition. The team at Peachtree took the extra step to hold a “Senior Prom” for the community and everyone had a blast! […]
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Traditions of Athens Grand Opening

Traditions of Athens: Open House – September 21st, 2017

You’re Invited Join us on Thursday, September 21st from 6:30pm until 9:00pm for the Traditions of Athens open house as we celebrate the Grand Opening of our newest assisted living community and independent living patio homes! Traditions of Athens is located at 22171 Traditions Way, Athens, AL Located near Highway 72 […]
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Family Pictures and Memories

What is Memory Care (Memory Support)?

What is Memory Care (or Memory Support)? Memory loss caused by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can lead to personality changes, irritability, and wandering.  These changes can be difficult to cope with and create a sense of fear and frustration.  However, senior living communities are expertly designed with the overall goal of reducing […]
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USDA Pyramid and 2011 MyPlate

A Rainbow of Benefits

You’ve been told to eat fruits and vegetables because they’re good for you.  The United States Department of Agriculture changed the food pyramid to a plate in 2011 and recommends that half of  the plate be filled with fruits and vegetables.  Why this change?  Why do we need to eat so […]
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Sugar gummy bear

6 Steps for Controlling Blood Sugar

Our bodies use energy from food in order to carry out everyday functions.  Once digested, this energy is in the form of glucose or blood sugar.  Blood sugar levels dip and peak in relation to eating patterns and types of foods eaten.  This cycle is maintained by the hormone insulin.  […]
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Senior in community holding railing

6 Steps to Minimize Falls

Injuries resulting from falls in older adults are a major public-health concern. They represent one of the main causes of longstanding pain, functional impairment, disability, and death in this population. The rate of these injuries is steadily increasing as the number of adults 65+ continues to grow. Many recommendations and […]
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