Covid-19

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In and around our community

We #FIGHTFLU Because We Care

Posted on: Oct 11, 2021

Each year in October, Christian Horizons (CH) coordinates a...

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World Alzheimer's Day

Posted on: Sep 21, 2021

World Alzheimer’s Day is a day to reflect on what has been called the...

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Wabash Christian Village Golf Scramble

Posted on: Sep 16, 2021

Carmi, IL – On August 27th, Wabash Christian Village (WBCV) hosted their...

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Dr. Monique Williams discusses the Delta Variant and Covid-19 Vaccine

Posted on: Sep 01, 2021

Dr. Monique Williams, a member of the St. Louis County Public Health...

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FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine, Pfizer

Posted on: Aug 23, 2021

Today [August 23], the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the...

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Joint Statement in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health Care

Posted on: Jul 28, 2021

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)...

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AMDA recognizes that surviving COVID requires “Healing Together”

Posted on: Jun 30, 2021

In honor of Mental Health Awareness month (May), AMDA - The Society For...

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New Metric Identifies Coronavirus Hotspots in Real Time

Posted on: Jun 30, 2021

During the pandemic, it’s been critical to track in real time where the...

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Become a Dementia Friend

Posted on: Jun 23, 2021

Christian Horizons is proud to announce that it is joining the global...

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Depression & Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on: Jun 07, 2021

The Alzheimer’s Association suggests that up to 40 percent of people...

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COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Safe, Effective for Pregnant Women Studies Confirm

Posted on: Jun 02, 2021

Posted on June 1st, 2021 by Dr. Francis CollinsClinical trials have shown...

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CMS Issues New Rule With Vaccination Reporting Requirement

Posted on: May 19, 2021

NEW RULE issued by CMS on May 11 requires weekly report of vaccination...

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The Art of Conversation and Dementia Care

Posted on: May 18, 2021

When a person has Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, the language...

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National Day of Prayer 2021

Posted on: May 06, 2021

A Prayer from God’s People for All People: Sovereign God you are both...

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Creative Activities for Family Caregivers –Weekly Themes

Posted on: May 05, 2021

One of the great challenges of providing dementia care at home is filling...

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When to Make the Move to Memory Care

Posted on: Apr 20, 2021

Family care partners face a physically, emotionally, and financially...

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Safety Is a Top Priority

Posted on: Apr 14, 2021

On April 13, 2021, CDC and FDA recommended a pause in the use of Johnson &...

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Chat in the Dementia Café, May 4

Posted on: Apr 09, 2021

Meet us in the Dementia Dementia Cafés and chat with friends. While...

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Touch the Spirit®

Posted on: Apr 03, 2021

Christian Horizons, a faith based non-profit senior living provider, is...

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CareLink Launches Dementia Friendly Café

Posted on: Mar 25, 2021

While typically hosted in actual restaurants or coffee shops, for now we...

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Springtime Activities for a Person with Dementia

Posted on: Mar 20, 2021

Spring is a season of better weather, longer days, flowers, and a time of...

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New Guidance Opens Indoor Visitation at CH Communities

Posted on: Mar 18, 2021

With new guidance now in place from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...

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CMS Updates Nursing Home Guidance with Revised Visitation Recommendations

Posted on: Mar 18, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with...

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Mind, Body and Spirit- Connection Through Understanding

Posted on: Mar 05, 2021

The Impact of Mini-Memoirs in Dementia Care Let me tell you about my...

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How to Hire an In-Home Worker

Posted on: Mar 01, 2021

Family caregivers for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia...

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Socialization and Its Importance to Seniors

Posted on: Feb 26, 2021

Assisted living socialization and camaraderie is one of the many reasons...

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Nursing Homes Outpacing National COVID-19 Declines

Posted on: Feb 26, 2021

Since the arrival of vaccines, which were prioritized to long-term care...

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Renew your vow to be Heart Healthy

Posted on: Feb 20, 2021

Now is the perfect time to show your love – with not just roses and...

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Encouraging Vaccine Results

Posted on: Feb 17, 2021

A new study from CHPE, as reported by AHCA/NCAL, shows that...

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The Power of Compliments in Dementia Care

Posted on: Feb 15, 2021

The famed poet Maya Angelou once wrote that “people will forget what you...

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What is Independent Senior Living?

Posted on: Feb 10, 2021

There’s a common misconception that senior living communities are only...

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How to Talk to Mom versus Dad About In-Home Care

Posted on: Feb 07, 2021

Watching an older parent age and become more frail and vulnerable is...

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Staying Safe at Home, Activities for Seniors

Posted on: Feb 07, 2021

With new COVID-19 restrictions in place for the next several weeks, home...

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Anticipatory Grief, How’It May Show Up During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Posted on: Feb 06, 2021

The Coronavirus virus has changed our lives in many ways. In addition to...

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Therapy Dog Brought Peace and Comfort

Posted on: Feb 06, 2021

“Sophie would make a good therapy dog.” The day my dog trainer said...

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Valentine’s Day and Dementia Care

Posted on: Feb 02, 2021

Valentine’s Day can be a challenging day for family care partners,...

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Johnson & Johnson expects COVID-19 vaccine data next week

Posted on: Jan 27, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, Johnson & Johnson said it expected to report...

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Writing a Mini Memoir for Quality Dementia Care

Posted on: Jan 18, 2021

Let me tell you about my mother, Dorothy, who passed away with Alzheimer’s...

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Why You Should Still Wear A Mask And Avoid Crowds After Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on: Jan 13, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it's important to...

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Lori Porter, NAHCA Co-Founder, CEO sends a message to Christian Horizons

Posted on: Jan 07, 2021

Lori Porter, NAHCA Co-Founder and CEO sends a message to Christian...

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Dementia 2021 – An Update on Drug Research & Development

Posted on: Jan 05, 2021

It’s the start of a New Year and the roll out of the COVID- 19 vaccine...

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Vaccine Clinics have begun at Christian Horizons communities

Posted on: Dec 28, 2020

updated 12/29/20 (St. Louis, MO) The Christian Horizons (CH) COVID-19...

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Herd Immunity and COVID-19

Posted on: Dec 28, 2020

Understand what's known about herd immunity and what it means for...

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Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the virus had...

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FDA Authorizes Second COVID-19 Vaccine, Moderna

Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

December 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use...

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Virtual Town Hall for Residents and Family, 12/30

Posted on: Dec 21, 2020

Please plan to join to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and...

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Resident & Family Newsletter

Posted on: Dec 17, 2020

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Virtual Town Hall for Residents and Family, 12/18

Posted on: Dec 16, 2020

Please plan to join to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and...

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Be Careful to get Vaccine and other Health Information from Reputable Sources

Posted on: Dec 16, 2020

Video: Dr. Monique Williams, MD, MSCI, Medical Director of New Horizons...

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Vaccine authorization is only first step in beating COVID-19

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020

The first vaccinations against COVID-19 in the United States could begin...

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New Year’s Traditions and Dementia Care

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020

New Year’s Eve and Day are meaningful for many of us in that it is a...

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FDA Takes Key Action in Fight Against COVID-19 By Issuing Emergency Use Authorization for First COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020

Action Follows Thorough Evaluation of Available Safety, Effectiveness,...

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How the Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Works

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020

The German company BioNTech partnered with Pfizer to develop and test a...

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What is an EUA?

Posted on: Dec 10, 2020

Emergency use authorizations (EUAs) are one of several tools the FDA is...

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Resident & Family Newsletter

Posted on: Dec 08, 2020

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8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Posted on: Nov 30, 2020

In the United States, there is not yet an authorized or approved vaccine...

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No one who got Moderna’s vaccine in trial developed severe COVID-19

Posted on: Nov 30, 2020

The biotech company Moderna announced the final results of the...

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Dementia Care During the Holidays

Posted on: Nov 25, 2020

The holiday season is upon us, and with this year’s pandemic, family...

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Celebrating Thanksgiving

Posted on: Nov 23, 2020

With COVID-19 rates increasing throughout the country, the Centers for...

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Pfizer and BioNTech announce FDA submission for Emergency Use Authorization

Posted on: Nov 22, 2020

On Friday, Pfizer and BioNTech announced their submission to the U.S. Food...

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An approved vaccine against the coronavirus is coming

Posted on: Nov 12, 2020

On November 10, 2020, Pfizer and partner BioNTech said that their vaccine...

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Don't Get Tricked by the Flu! It's No Treat!

Posted on: Oct 26, 2020

Many individuals mistakenly think of the flu as a gastrointestinal...

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Help #FightFlu This Season!

Posted on: Oct 01, 2020

Influenza (flu), unlike a common cold, is a highly contagious viral...

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Senior Living residents retain their right to vote

Posted on: Sep 28, 2020

Individuals receiving long-term services and supports retain their voting...

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Christian Horizons Celebrates National Assisted Living Week

Posted on: Sep 13, 2020

This week, Christian Horizons communities will join tens of thousands of...

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Taking Care of You During the Pandemic

Posted on: Sep 09, 2020

Whether as a health care professional or a family member, caregivers can...

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A Tour of Gratitude

Posted on: Sep 02, 2020

Christian Horizons will spend the entire month of September on the road -...

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On the cutting edge of testing technology

Posted on: Aug 27, 2020

A saliva-based COVID-19 diagnostic that is being used to test thousands...

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5 Reasons to Wear a Face Mask

Posted on: Aug 25, 2020

A growing number of studies point to the mask as a powerful tool that...

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Summer Reflections on Staying Safe

Posted on: Aug 14, 2020

Here is the latest advice from public health experts about the best way...

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Christian Horizons sparking connections with new writing program - Feet to the Fire®

Posted on: Jul 16, 2020

(St. Louis, MO ) Christian Horizons has partnered with Feet to the Fire...

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Spring River Christian Village Provides COVID Update

Posted on: Jun 26, 2020

(Joplin, MO) The Christian Horizons (CH) COVID-19 Task Force reported two...

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CMS Announces Independent Commission to Address Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes

Posted on: Jun 23, 2020

As a part of President Trump’s Opening Up America Again effort, the...

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Adding Engage to Engagement

Posted on: Jun 22, 2020

Whether you are 30 years old, 60 years old, or 90 years old, life should...

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National CNA Association Inducts New Member, Christian Horizons

Posted on: Jun 18, 2020

The National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA) is proud to...

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Dementia Care in a Minute, “30 Things to do in 30 Seconds or Less”

Posted on: Jun 15, 2020

Socialization and activity remain important for people living with...

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Christian Horizons Communities use new method to connect residents with their families

Posted on: Jun 14, 2020

Keeping residents connected to loved ones is a priority for our...

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Family Day Parades at Lewis Memorial Christian Village

Posted on: Jun 14, 2020

Lewis Memorial Christian Village called on family members to help lift...

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Voluntary COVID-19 Testing yields no positive results at The Christian Village

Posted on: Jun 12, 2020

The Christian Village senior living community in Lincoln, IL has announced...

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How to Hug During a Pandemic

Posted on: Jun 09, 2020

“There’s a real challenge right now for older people who worry that they...

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Preparing for the “New Normal”

Posted on: May 12, 2020

As the country shifts toward the next phase of COVID-19, senior housing...

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A message from Chief Operating Officer, Ray Dickison

Posted on: May 05, 2020

Ray Dickison, Chief Operating Officer is the leader...

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Raising Spirits

Posted on: Apr 28, 2020

Matt Romshek, executive director at Risen Son, said he was taken aback by...

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How to Stay Connected to Family Members When You Can’t Visit

Posted on: Mar 26, 2020

Contributor: David Troxel, M.P.H.  With the seriousness of the...

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Christian Horizons using video chat apps to help residents stay connected

Posted on: Mar 25, 2020

Christian Horizons has developed strategies to help people stay connected...

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If your loved one is over 60, read this

Posted on: Mar 25, 2020

Some tips are applicable to every generation, but there are specific...

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Christian Horizons Invests in its Leadership with ACHCA

Posted on: Mar 24, 2020

Christian Horizons Invests in its Leadership with ACHCA (Washington, DC....

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CHRISTIAN HORIZONS COMMUNITIES PREPARE FOR POSSIBLE CASES OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Posted on: Mar 12, 2020

Christian Horizons communities are actively preparing for possible cases...

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Christian Horizons continues with its plan of being relevant, sustainable, innovative and diversified.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2020

Christian Horizons announces that it will acquire River Birch Senior...

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New Pathway Home Surpasses Expectations, Mission Continues

Posted on: Jan 16, 2019

In 2017, Christian Horizons took on a mission, with the help of Palal and...

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The rise of daily pay benefits for senior living employees

Posted on: Nov 19, 2018

In a McKnight Senior Living online article Jason Lee, CEO and co-founder...

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We Sleep Less As We Age

Posted on: Jun 21, 2018

It’s a known fact that as we age, we sleep less. But the reasoning behind...

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What Your Aging Parents Really Want from You

Posted on: Dec 15, 2017

An article in The Atlantic highlights a perspective we don’t always take...

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How Do I Qualify for Medicaid-Funded Nursing Home Care?

Posted on: Dec 05, 2017

Medicare is a federal program that provides healthcare services for all...

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You are not alone

Posted on: Oct 24, 2017

Kim Campbell opens up about Alzheimer’s disease, offering help and hope to...

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Swimming exercises
Senior Exercise

Posted on: Aug 02, 2017

George Burns (who lived to be 100) used to say, "If I knew I was going to...

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Don't Worry. Be Happy.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2017

People are just about as happy as they decide to be. We determine how...

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We sleep less as we age, because our brains don't think we're tired

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017

It’s a known fact that as we age, we sleep less. But the reasoning behind...

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Hickory Point Christian Village Voted "Best Retirement Community"

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017

Hickory Point Christian village won first place in two categories in the...

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Assisted care
Spring River Voted "Best Assisted Living Community"

Posted on: Mar 08, 2017

In an annual contest that has been running for 18 years, Joplin Globe...

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Home Care Pulse Certified Trusted Provider
CareLink of Metro East receives 2017 Best of Home Care® - Provider and Employer of Choice Awards

Posted on: Feb 06, 2017

Belleville – CareLink of Metro East (formerly known as Barber Voss)...

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Senior men playing chess
Easing loneliness among seniors can help them stay healthy

Posted on: Jan 24, 2017

Across the nation, geriatricians and other health and social service...

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Cleaning gutters
Most older Americans plan on living in their current homes. Is it wise?

Posted on: Dec 20, 2016

As you age and move into the golden years, having a comfortable and safe...

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Volunteering
Working or volunteering can be good for your health.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2016

Staying in work, volunteering, or joining a community group can help...

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We’ve changed our name. Learn why.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2016

We’ve changed our name from “Christian Homes” to “Christian Horizons.”...

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