UMC Community Corner - The Shores

4 Reasons to Join a Senior Book Club

Dr. Seuss once said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” And we agree! Reading is a way of experiencing the world; it’s a great opportunity to learn about new cultures, new countries and even new planets. Reading also supports mental …

How Healthy Eating Affects Aging

Since it’s the holiday season, there’s no better time than now to talk about one of life’s greatest pleasures – eating! Food is not only tasty and rich in culture and tradition, it’s also an important key to living a longer, healthier life. But that doesn’t mean you’ve got the license to go to town …

United Methodist Communities at The Shores Named on U.S. News Best Nursing Homes and Short-Stay Rehabilitation Lists

Ratings assure public of quality, staffing and compliance How do you select the best rehabilitation and long-term care providers for a chronic health condition, frailty, or recovery following a stroke, heart attack, joint replacement, or serious infection? U.S. News and World Report rated over 15,000 nursing homes nationally to help people find appropriate, reliable providers …

The Jersey Shore in November – Still Active!

One of the best-kept secrets about Ocean City, New Jersey is that it has so much to offer even in the coldest and quietest months of the year. Year-round activity makes it such a great place for seniors and families, and also for residents at  The Shores,  one of the best assisted living communities in …

Being Safe – But Social – in an Assisted Living Community

  We’ve had some time now to figure this COVID thing out and while no one is letting their guard down, our residents are still able to enjoy life. Here’s how. Non-restrictive residences – While a COVID outbreak will include senior care safety rules for sheltering in place to avoid infections travelling from resident to …

Understanding Senior Caregiver Guilt

  Senior caregiver guilt can certainly feel overwhelming, but there are ways you can cope with it and learn to let go of the emotional pain. Here are some insights from our experienced senior care team in New Jersey. Why it’s Important to Manage and Treat Senior Caregiver Guilt Feelings of guilt aren’t just for …

Active Aging is the New Cool Word in Town

Did you know that, based on current trends, 1.5 billion people around the world will be aged 65 or older? That’s one in every six people! However, our world is not just getting older thanks to people living longer, we’re also living better. Making the most of our retirement years has led to some fantastic …

Dementia Care Practice Recommendations

Professional caregivers are essential for residents with Alzheimer’s or dementia, ensuring that their condition, safety and health are monitored while providing the stability and daily care needed to live a dignified and full life. In emergency situations like the COVID-19 pandemic, caregivers face additional challenges to the delivery of these essential services. Preventing Illness Currently, …

Active Aging is the New Cool Word in Town

Did you know that, based on current trends, 1.5 billion people around the world will be aged 65 or older? That’s one in every six people! However, our world is not just getting older thanks to people living longer, we’re also living better. Making the most of our retirement years has led to some fantastic …