Senior Living Activities & Tidbits About Life at Heritage Place

Heritage Place Senior Living Community Blog

How Technology Can Help Seniors Stay Sharp, Fit, and Happy

03/30/2017

With new technological advances made nearly every day, seniors often feel intimidated by the sheer volume of devices and apps available at their fingertips. Unfortunately, many seniors shy away from using smartphones or tablets because they might see them as unnecessary and time consuming, but these very devices can actually increase their quality of life. Read on … 

Could Community Living Help Your Aging Loved One?

03/06/2017

It’s not always easy to know what level of care your loved ones may need. Even if they don't need intensive, round-the-clock monitoring, they may benefit from help with routine daily tasks.Read on … 

Get Moving!: Heritage Place Walking Club

03/01/2017

Walking is the perfect way for seniors to stay active year-round. At our Heritage Place Assisted Living Community near Salt Lake City, UT, our residents gather weekly as a part of our walking club to stroll the grounds, improve their health, and catch up with friends. Whether you’re considering the possibility of adding walking to your exercise regimen or you just want to learn more about our walking club, we’re here to help!Read on … 

5 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

02/02/2017

Now that we’re in the thick of winter, it’s important that we take whatever measures necessary to make sure our seniors are safe from the risks associated with the colder weather. These five winter safety tips for seniors will ensure that you and your loved ones are prepared for whatever this Utah winter brings our way.Read on … 

Make the Holidays Special for Your Senior Loved One

12/09/2016

Between November and January, our schedules are quite full with the holiday season. While these festivities are something we all very much look forward to, the holidays can be a stressful time for seniors. We've gathered our favorite tips for making your senior loved ones feel extra special this season.Read on … 

The Benefits of Water Aerobics for Seniors

11/13/2016

Regular exercise can help seniors stay strong and healthy, but many exercises can also be tough on joints. Water aerobics allows seniors to stay active and build strength while also being gentle on the body.Read on … 

Get Crafty! The Importance of Arts & Crafts for Seniors

09/18/2016

Art provides more than just a creative outlet and a beautiful finished product. Art stirs the soul, expresses our thoughts, and brings people together. At Heritage Place Senior Living in Bountiful, UT, our residents love to create with a variety of mediums, and gather together at classes to practice their crafts and learn new skills. Read on to learn about our art and craft programs and the numerous benefits they provide.Read on … 

3 Reasons Respite Care May Be Right for You

08/21/2016

We often think of senior living communities as a major change, a new stage of life and health care. But what if you or your loved one aren't ready to make a permanent change, or need short-term care? We outline a few reasons why you might consider a short-term respite stay at Heritage Place.Read on … 

A Taste of Home: Using Meals as a Memory Care Tool

07/17/2016

Food does more than just nourish our bodies – it unites us as people and stimulates our memories. In fact, food plays a greater role on our minds and ability to recall facts and events as we age, and is even used as a tool in memory care for seniors.Read on … 

"Senior" Prom: Bridging the Generation Gap

06/21/2016

Senior living communities are a wonderful place for older adults to live and socialize with others who have been through many of the same situations in life. But how do the residents of these communities connect with today’s youth and build relationships with their grandchildren? Read on …