According to AARP, around half of all American adults don’t have a will. But seniors are much more likely to have a will than younger adults. Among people older than 71, around 80% do have a will.
If you’re a senior of faith who loves to dig into the Word or you want to know more about Jesus, Bible Study with Debbie on Thursday mornings can be a great place to start. As of July 2020, this group Bible study is offered at 10:00 am on Thursdays in the Grand Villa assisted living community in Grand Junction, CO. Check the activity calendar any month to find out when Bible study might occur.But you certainly don’t have to wait until a scheduled event to study Scripture.
Life has changed in many ways since the COVID-19 pandemic made its way to the United States. Colorado's governor issued a stay-at-home order to protect residents of Denver, Boulder, Grand Junction and other cities against the virus, leaving many people wondering what they can do to pass the time.
Making music and playing instruments is part of being human. Whether you've been playing your whole life or are just deciding to take up an instrument, creating music has many benefits. But trying to learn or practice an instrument when you live in a small apartment can be difficult. Fortunately, there are easy solutions to most of the problems that arise when you want to play an instrument in your assisted living apartment.
At Grand Villa assisted living community in Grand Junction, we make it a priority to empower our residents. A flexible social calendar, spacious assisted living apartments, exercise classes and providing various options for working with staff to maintain health are some of the ways we support seniors in living independently and vibrantly. We also enjoy seeing our residents learn about ways to empower themselves.
Every year on March 3rd, deli counters around the nation celebrate National Cold Cuts day. It's not a super official holiday, and you don't have to wait until it rolls around to get the benefit of tasty cold cuts in your assisted living apartment. Discover some benefits this food can provide and get some ideas for serving or snacking on it below.
We're deep into the holiday season, and we know that while seasonal festivities can be a lot of fun, they can also be exhausting to people of all ages. Balancing enjoyment of the season with your own mental and physical health isn't always easy, which is why we've offered a few tips below for getting the most out of the holidays while also planning for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation for yourself.
Autumn has been in full swing around Grand Junction for weeks with plenty of memorable moments. Winter is just around the corner now, but before we say goodbye to this time period and turn our attention to the upcoming holidays, here are four fun fall activities to help you enjoy the season to its fullest.
A recent addition to national holidays, I Love Yarn Day was created by the Craft Yarn Council as a way to celebrate fiber arts and the joy of fashioning with your own hands. This year the annual holiday falls on October 12, but the entire month and winter season is a great time to get involved in organizations that need your knitting and crocheting skills.
The mental health benefits of art are well-known among the medical and scientific communities, which is why so many activity directors in senior living apartments make sure to include art programs in their calendar events. Grand Villa is no exception; we regularly host outings to nearby art galleries and offer art-themed activities for our residents to enjoy.