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What’s Cooking at Holly Hall This Summer

July 1st, 2022

Dining is an essential aspect of life for seniors in retirement communities. It provides a social opportunity to interact with others daily. This communal gathering can help reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness, which are common among older adults. Having an incredible dining experience can also stimulate mental activity, keep residents active and provide an Read the full article…

Hurricane Preparedness at Holly Hall Retirement Community

June 23rd, 2022

  Hurricane season is nothing new for Houstonians. However, when it comes to finding a retirement community for your loved ones (or yourself) on the Upper Gulf Coast, you want to ensure specific standards of safety in the event of hurricanes, tropical storms, floods, or even extreme winter weather. At Holly Hall Retirement Community, our Read the full article…

Senior man laughing with caregiver

What is a Caregiver and When Should You Consider Senior Housing?

May 18th, 2022

For many families dealing with an aging parent who needs help, caring for them in their home makes the most sense. And as their care needs increase, it can become more and more challenging to be a caregiver. But what is a caregiver? Does care have to be provided by a family member, or are Read the full article…

Blueberries, rich in flavonoids, surrounded by flowers

What are Flavonoid-Rich Foods and How Can They Improve Your Memory?

May 4th, 2022

Did you know there’s something you do multiple times each and every day that could help improve your health, wellness and memory? Research shows that eating flavonoid-rich foods could help protect your brain and even help with other areas of your overall health. If you’re asking yourself, “What foods contain flavonoids?” and “What foods are Read the full article…

Senior couple drinking coffee together on couch

What Aging in Place Really Means

April 15th, 2022

A common myth about growing older is that staying in your private home will help retain your quality of life. The truth is, unless you have a plan in place for changes that naturally occur as you age, your quality of life will only go down. There is a better way. By deciding early on Read the full article…

High fiber foods for senior nutrition

Fiber Recommendations by Age

April 1st, 2022

Most of us know that fiber, a carbohydrate that can’t be digested, is important for our physical health. But it continues to remain a “dietary component of public health concern,” according to the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). More than 90% of Americans aren’t getting the fiber Read the full article…

Senior woman doing chair exercises in apartment

Top Chair Exercises for Seniors

March 15th, 2022

If you’re not as mobile as you once were or have issues with balance… or you’re recovering from an injury or surgery, you can still get an excellent modified workout while sitting in a chair. Not surprising, exercising while seated, as opposed to certain types of standing exercises, is easier on aging joints, and therefore Read the full article…