Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

Seniors can benefit from gardening in many ways. From burning calories, to muscle strengthening, gardening gets the body moving by requiring bending, squatting, stretching and pulling. Gardening a few hours a week provides a great physical workout to help keep seniors fit and strong. Planning out gardens and deciding what to plant, along with the […]

Using Technology To Combat Loneliness

Reducing social isolation during retirement has always been a focus for the health and well being of seniors. In this time of greater social isolation, taking advantage of new and existing technology can help to increase connectivity and reduce the negative impact of prolonged isolation on seniors. Voice assistants can help with hearing loss which […]

Health & Wellness Education Session at Delmanor Northtown

Today, maintaining our health and wellness is more important than ever before. The Health and Wellness fair at Delmanor Northtown was smaller in size this year, but it focused on many important practices and suggestions to improve and protect our health. Residents learned about the benefits of vitamins and herbal teas, practicing mindfulness, keeping up […]

Fine Dining During COVID-19 at Delmanor Communities

By Divakar Raju – Click here to read original article. (photo taken pre-COVID) Fine Dining During COVID-19 at Delmanor Communities As we approach our third full “season” of COVID-19, it’s not just the infection that is impacting our population, it’s also anxiety, stress, isolation, and depression. In addition to being at higher risk of complications from the […]

Best Activities for a Healthy Mind and Body

No matter your age, exercise is vital to your well-being. It keeps you strong, flexible and stable and is an important element of independence and longevity. “Physical activity creates new pathways in the brain and strengthens old pathways” says Delmanor LivingWell™ coach Karen Hatch. If fitness is new in your life, start slow, says Hatch. […]

Safe, Secure and Happy at Delmanor Prince Edward

Reassuring routines with fun socially distant activities are keeping the Delmanor Prince Edward residents entertained, safe and happy. For many of our residents staying connected with family and friends is key to their happiness. This is why we have worked to maintain many of our familiar daily activities with some changes, while using technology and […]

Staying Fit and Staying Safe at Delmanor Northtown

Fitness promotes good health and wards off illness. It can also help to prevent illness such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke, while maintaining bone density and building muscle.  An added bonus of being fit is that it can make you look and feel younger! When you home and staying safe indoors […]

Inspired Room Service During COVID-19

IAt the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Delmanor was one of the first retirement operators to make the difficult but necessary decision to close the dining rooms and commence room service. The entire culinary operation changed overnight. The team seamlessly mastered all menu requests, sorting and numbering meals, and delivering them promptly and safely to […]