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Senior living, Assisted living, Memory care Reasons Why Morris Plains, NJ is a Great Option for Senior Living

Tucked inside charming Morris County, Morris Plains is an idyllic place to retire. With the hustle and bustle of New York City only an hour to the east, Morris Plains gives residents the peace of suburban life, but with easy access to the culture of NYC. It’s no wonder seniors are flocking to this beautiful town, trading city life for a more relaxed lifestyle.

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Morris Plains, Community News Pink Bras Decorated for a Cause

In 2020, it is estimated among women and men in the United States that there will be 279,100 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 42,690 deaths as a result of the disease. To commemorate October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Arbor Terrace Morris Plains residents and staff partnered with Purposed Events to host a “Bras for a Cause” creative event along with group activities, themed refreshments and informative discussions.

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Morris Plains, Community News ‘Happy’ Dancers Celebrate National Assisted Living Week

Arbor Terrace Morris Plains has a long-standing partnership with Fox Rehabilitation Services in hosting engaging activities to promote memory, physical fitness and mental health. To the tune of the popular song “Happy” by singer, producer and songwriter Pharrell Williams, the residents recently danced themselves happy in celebration of National Assisted Living Week. 

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Morris Plains, Community News A Weeklong Exploration of Hawaii

In celebration of 2020 as the 61st year of Hawaii being admitted into the Union as the nation’s 50th state, the residents of Arbor Terrace Morris Plains in Bridges and Assisted Living neighborhoods recently spent a week honoring the rich heritage of Hawaii. 

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Bridges Neighborhood What Is the Bridges Neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Morris Plains?

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease does not mean the same journey for everyone. In fact, there are multiple stages of the disease, each with its own unique set of challenges and solutions. Though most people living with Alzheimer’s move through the different stages of the disease, each stage affects each person a bit differently.

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Senior Safety, summer tips Summer Tips for Seniors

Summertime in Morris Plains is full of sunshine, blue skies, and traditions including colorful fireworks and burgers on the grill. For older adults who have chosen to retire in the area, summer feels like an especially sweet reward for enduring the cold and dreary winter days. Whether it is your first summer season in Morris Plains or your 50th, we have compiled some of our favorite summer tips for seniors.

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Morris Plains, Community News Quarantine Stress Relief Spreads Joy

We have all had to find creative outlets to relieve stress and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place orders. Annibal “Junior” Peixoto, Arbor Terrace Morris Plains’ Housekeeping and Maintenance director, has found a unique way to stay active, let off steam, and spread joy and laughter in his Springfield, N.J., community.

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Senior living, FAQs about senior living, senior living faqs 7 FAQs About Senior Living in Morris Plains, NJ

The senior living industry is nothing like it was only a few decades ago. Though senior living communities across the country are beautiful and offer amazing amenities, most older adults and their family members begin their search feeling confused and overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available. We’ve taken the time to compile some of the most common FAQs about senior living, along with answers that can get your search for a senior living community off to a great start.

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Community News Arbor Terrace Morris Plains Staff and Residents, Stronger Together

Despite the scary times we face, families across the globe have found ways to forge stronger bonds and deeper connections amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The staff and residents of Arbor Terrace Morris Plains are no exception, as they consider themselves one big, happy family.

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Senior Activities, Senior Life Safe Indoor Senior Activities for Seniors

Staying active, both physically and cognitively, is important at any age. However, research demonstrates that participating in activities and hobbies as we age is even more important to slowing cognitive decline and even lowering fall risk. Even if it has been years since you or your loved one has tried a new hobby, it’s never too late to start discovering what makes you smile and feel happy. Though the sunshine and warmer temperatures might be calling you outdoors, there are plenty of safe indoor activities that you or your loved one can try independently or during your next visit. Most of these indoor activities don’t require more than supplies you may already have around the house, which makes them even more accessible to anyone.

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