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The Cottages Are Helping Seniors Reduce Loneliness Through Socializing

Frisco, Texas, Nov 08, 2018 – As we move through our working years, we envision an older aged version of ourselves who are enjoying free time, family and friends. But often the reality is that we end up quite lonely, especially when single and family live far away. Not only is this emotionally sad, but it is also actually detrimental to our health. When seniors are isolated, even in memory care facilities, they often become lonely, and this leads to an assortment of health-related issues. Studies have shown that seniors who spend a majority of their time alone and without socialization are at higher risk for: Depression, lower self-esteem, increase in dementia and Alzheimer’s and are subject to thoughts of suicide. More health-related issues such as high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and neurological malfunctions Changing the Social Scene for Our Seniors Luckily, in today’s world, there are many resources to bring seniors to a more social, active, and stable lifestyle. From Alzheimer’s and dementia assisted living facilities such as The Cottages in Texas to senior community centers, elderly individuals have many options to be more engaged. These facilities make social activities a priority and residents benefit greatly. “At The Cottages, we have programs and activities designed for memory impairment,” says Trent Quinn, Founder, President and CEO of The Cottages, a highly respected group of regional assisted living residences for people living with Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders in Texas. “Activities at The Cottages include physical activity that is suitable for those living with memory impairment and dementia, as well as motivating activities and relaxation. We have Alzheimer’s Certified Activity...