One of the many rewards of retirement is the fact that you might have more time to do the things you enjoy instead of spending much of your day attending to work or other family members' needs. If you choose to adventure into a new chapter of life within an assisted living community such as Bethesda Gardens in Monument, Colorado, or another of our faith-based communities, you may even find that you are free from the tedium of housekeeping and maintenance.That freedom can certainly be exciting.Bu...
Not everyone collects things, but it's a common hobby enjoyed by many. Psychologists have long discussed why people feel compelled to collect. Carl Jung believed that collecting was an old human habit that dated back to the need to hunt and gather for survival.
After a season of social distancing, which may have been experienced primarily indoors, the call of summer is bringing many people outside. Residents of Bethesda Gardens in Monument may want to get out to spend time with others or simply get some fresh air and sunshine for physical and mental health reasons. Here are five activities you can do outdoors even while maintaining 6-feet social distances from others.
Fatigue is a problem that affects everyone at some point in their life. It's that feeling when you seem unable to do much of anything. Your motivation drops off completely. It can be caused by a variety of factors and be detrimental to emotional, physical, mental and spiritual well-being.Fighting fatigue is important to living a satisfying, full life. Here are some causes of fatigues along with some potential solutions.
Seniors residing at our Bethesda Gardens Monument assisted living community enjoy nutritious and delicious meals served restaurant-style in the dining room. A balanced diet is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and provides active seniors the high-quality fuel they need to thrive.
Bethesda Senior Living Communities has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation and will continue to monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites, Local Health Departments and State agencies for updated information related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We will continue to adjust our emergency response plan as new information becomes available from the above-mentioned agencies. We will continue to provide updates through this web page as things change.
If you haven't visited a vibrant assisted living community lately, you might have the wrong idea about just want it means to be an active senior. Many residents of Bethesda Gardens in Monument are more active than their younger counterparts throughout the city. For some, not a day goes by without exercise, social events and a rousing card or board game (or two). That's what can happen when you embrace your best life in a community that includes a shared dining room, plenty of common areas and a caring staff that plans plenty of events.
For people of all ages, social media can be a double-edged sword. For seniors, on the one hand, this digital land of memes and internet culture can be confusing. On the other hand, it can be a great way to keep in touch with friends, family and personal interests no matter where you live. For those who have decided to downsize and enjoy life in an assisted living community, those digital connections can be important.
The white dressings of winter often come early to Colorado, and the cold season can extend for many months. Seniors at the Bethesda Gardens assisted living community in Monument, CO, who know how to have fun indoors on cold days can better enjoy the long stretch that can run from late October to early spring. Consider trying one or more of these activities in your assisted living apartment or with friends in one of the common areas.
In 1 Thessalonians 5:18, God directs you "in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." While that may seem overwhelming to accomplish, the Bible provides directions on how to achieve that level of complete gratitude.Here are five ways to show gratitude in the mundane as well as the exceptional. From the staff or neighbors in your assisted living community in Monument to visits from family or good news at the doctor's office, find things each day to be thankful for.