When Experience Counts

Strategies for Preventing Falls and Promoting Safety at Greenbrier Village

Senior woman looking up at nurse

When it comes to senior living, safety is paramount. At Greenbrier Village, we understand the importance of providing our residents with a secure and comfortable environment. One of the significant concerns in senior living communities is the risk of falls, which can lead to severe injuries and reduced quality of life.

Exercising Your Brain: Top Ways to Improve Your Memory

Brain Interconnection

While we all know that maintaining our physical health is incredibly important, preserving our mental health as we age is just as important. Whether you’re younger or older, you can do many fun and engaging exercises and activities to keep your memory sharp and your brain active.

Fun Activities to Do with Your Grandparents

Green brier Village

Intergenerational relationships are incredibly unique and valuable for all parties involved. Older adults offer beautiful glances into the past, while children contribute laughter and simplicity to the relationship. No relationship is more treasured than the relationship between grandchildren and grandparents.

What to Look for In a Senior Living Community

Senior at greenbrier creating art

Choosing a senior living community for your loved one can be overwhelming. There are many factors to consider, like the proximity of activities and amenities, level of care needed, cost of living, and more. And then there’s that nagging fear that you’re making the wrong decision.

Should My Parents Still Live at Home?

Senior woman looking up at nurse

As you age, watching your parents become less competent with their everyday tasks can be difficult. Luckily, there are warning signs that may indicate the need for a little more care to help them live at home comfortably longer.

What Independent Living Environment Looks Like Today

Greenbrier Village logo

Prior generations of seniors didn’t have many choices. Most older adults lived in their family home until it became unsafe. If an older adult could no longer live in a loved one or their own home safely and confidently, a nursing home was the only choice. 

What is Skilled Nursing?

Nursing staff with senior

Choosing the right method of care for an aging parent or loved one can be difficult. With all the types of care out there, from independent living facilities to assisted living, you may be overwhelmed by the idea of choosing the right option.

Following COVID-19 Guidelines at Senior Facilities

COVID-19 guidelines

Just about the only thing that has been consistent about this year is the unexpected changes. There is no denying the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the landscape of our world in 2020. Everything from the way we work, dine, socialize, spend time together, do business, and learn has drastically changed.