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From The Alden Network Podcasts – Respite Care

October 15, 2018 — Caregivers are selfless people, putting the needs of others above their own. But what happens when they need a vacation or want to take some time off? Respite care may be the solution. It is the ideal way to give the caregiver a break while ensuring appropriate care for a loved one. It’s best if... Read More

Sports Fans, Watch Your Stress Level!

September 28, 2018 — It was all over the news a few years ago: studies showed an increase in heart attacks and heart arrhythmias during sporting events such as the Super Bowl, World Series and World Cup. A report from the American Heart Association explained that watching a nail-biter game between rivals could cause emotional stress, which is one... Read More

Halloween Adventure

September 21, 2018 — Join Alden Estates of Jefferson for a special Halloween Adventure on Sunday, October 28 from 1:00-3:00pm at the facility at 1130 Collins Road in Jefferson. There will be trick or treating, crafts, delicious food and fun for the whole family! Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, please call Lanita Leatherberry at 920.674.3170. Download the flyer …... Read More

Pumpkin Pancake Fundraiser

September 19, 2018 — Alden Estates of Jefferson is hosting a very special event to benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation. Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction Saturday, October 20, 8:00 to 10:00am 1130 Collins Road, Jefferson An RSVP is required for this event. Please call 920.674.3170 or REGISTER ONLINE. Please join us for a delicious breakfast of pumpkin and buttermilk pancakes,... Read More

Healthy Aging—What’s That?

August 30, 2018 — September Is Healthy Aging Month. Many older adults may be saying to themselves, “Well, I guess that’s not for me, because I am already dealing with health challenges!” But it’s important to overcome that attitude. “Healthy aging” and “successful aging” don’t mean that we make it to the age of 100 untouched by illness or... Read More

Understanding Medicare Presentation

August 28, 2018 — Alden Estates of Jefferson will be hosting this important presentation for those on – or who are about to start – Medicare.  Understanding Medicare – Parts A, B, C, and D Tuesday, October 9, 10:00am or 2:00pm 1130 Collins Road, Jefferson An RSVP is required for this event. Please call 920.674.3170 or REGISTER ONLINE.  Join... Read More

From The Alden Network Podcasts – Is Your Loved One Ready for Memory Care?

August 15, 2018 — If your loved one’s memory issues have affected them enough that they can no longer take care of themselves—either physically or mentally—it may be time to consider placement in a memory care community. The Alden Network offers a holistic approach for individuals with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other memory care needs. We use evidence-based techniques and... Read More

Alden Leader Summer 2018

August 6, 2018 — The Alden Leader is a community newsletter that provides useful information regarding special programs, services and events. It also highlights the accomplishments of patients, residents and staff. Current Issue Summer 2018 The Alden Network Podcast Accreditation by The Joint Commission Horizon Independent Senior Living Family Home Health Network Alden Courts of Huntley Memory Care

Five Fun Ways to Give Your Brain a Workout

July 31, 2018 — By now most of us know that physical activity is an important way to protect our memory and thinking. Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, helps us maintain a healthy weight, and promotes a healthy heart, blood pressure and sleep quality—all of which lower our risk of Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other conditions that... Read More