Seniors More Than Ever Are Seeking Mental Health Services Online

Right now, seniors are more isolated than normal, which adds another layer of complexity for those struggling with anxiety and depression. Social frameworks that usually exist to provide a supportive presence are greatly impacted, and COVID-19 related life changes and stresses are compounding, likely leading to or furthering mental health issues. In order to provide support during these challenging times,... Read More

Mansions Senior Living CEO: Extended Stay Apartments Taught Us About Senior Living

Mansions Senior Living parlayed a unique multi-family operating model into a successful entrance to senior living. Now the Edmond, Oklahoma-based owner and provider is focusing on increasing its presence in one of the hottest construction markets in the United States, while modernizing the buildings that allowed Mansions to establish its footprint, founder and CEO Kim Davis told Senior Housing News.... Read More

Mansions Sandy Springs Bi-Weekly Win & FOX Carnival Fun

Our FOX Carnival was a hit! The residents really enjoyed all the games and activities. The games were not only fun, but they challenged the residents' balance, hand-eye coordination and arm mobility. Games included a ring toss, balloon darts and knocking down the cans. We also had a special resident cartoonist, Jim McClean, on site for entertainment and live drawings.... Read More

Nancy’s Success Story

Welcome to this month's blog about the good things that are happening with our partner, FOX Rehabilitation. Nancy Dubois is a resident at The Mansions at Decatur and she's been working with Taylor, a FOX Rehab PT for the past couple of months. Nancy's main focus was reducing her shoulder pain. Prior to starting PT, Nancy was taking pain medications... Read More

Read These Fantastic FOX Success Stories

Fantastic FOX Success Stories . . . Balance and general body confidence are probably two of the biggest challenges seniors face today. Where's the curb? Can I get in and out of the shower without help? What will happen if I slip and fall? It turns out, exercise at any age is not only beneficial, but life saving. Phyllis at... Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Age Alone

An interesting video from the website on why you shouldn't age alone. We agree! Friends and adopted "family" here at Mansions can make the difference in your quality of life in your later years. Why not live the "sweet life" here at The Mansions?  

Take Control of Your Medication Routine

Take Control of Your Medication Routine As an occupational therapist, I’ve seen creative methods for organizing medications.  Everything from color coded Dixie cups, ice trays and rolled up socks! While these methods are resourceful, they can lead to serious medical complications. Here’s some tips on managing your medications. Simplify Your Medication Routine Use a Pill Box Organizer This is the... Read More

FOX – “FALL” a four letter word!

“FALL” a four letter word! Falling: Why does it matter? As we age, falls can become a serious threat to our health. In fact, research shows that repetitive falling places an older person at a higher risk of hospitalization, bone fracture, further disability and death.  Despite these statistics, there are considerable steps you can take to prevent this occurrence! Fortunately,... Read More

FOX – Are You Strong Enough?

ARE YOU STRONG ENOUGH? THE SLIPPERY SLOPE OF AGING The Slippery Slope of Aging graph depicts the effects of age-related changes in muscle strength related to level of vigor. Simply put, it states that the stronger a person is, the more able they are to fully participate in enjoyable activities. What is critical to understand is that while there is... Read More