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Senior Activities 3 Senior-Friendly Fourth of July Events Near Manassas

On July 4, Americans of all ages across the country and around the world will be celebrating the country’s Independence Day in all its glory. Alongside the gallons of lemonade and tea, cookouts, fireworks, and red, white, and blue apparel, Americans will be honoring the freedom and independence that the holiday represents.

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Senior Activities, senior-friendly restaurants Best Restaurants in Manassas to Take Your Senior Loved One

Thanks to its deep Civil War-era history and its place as a junction between the beautiful Shenandoah Valley and bustling Washington, DC, residents in the Manassas, Virginia, area can choose from plenty of fine dining options and other excellent restaurants. Dining choices range from the elegant to the casual in this area and cover a wide range of dinner fare to fit almost any palate.

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Activities for Seniors 7 Senior-Friendly Activities to Enjoy at Bull Run Regional Park

When you think of a fun day trip in the Washington, DC, area, it is understandable if your first thought is a visit to the nation’s capital. But fortunately for senior residents of this area, the opportunities to engage in fun activities with friends and family members of all ages are nearly endless; which is something that makes this area so special, and a popular retirement destination. 

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Senior living, Senior Living Options Senior Living Communities vs. Senior Rehab Centers in Manassas

Just a decade ago, there were only a few options in the Manassas, Virginia, area that seniors could explore when planning for the various stages of their retirement. And because it is never too early to plan, you may already have found yourself coming across two different types of options: senior living communities and senior rehab centers. 

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Assisted living Why Assisted Living in Manassas, VA Could Be Right for You

When we ponder retirement, the idea of moving to an assisted living community is not necessarily our first thought, or even the second, third, or fifth. After all, we have spent years if not decades building a community around a home full of many great memories, and so the desire to stay at home is understandable. However, for those in the Manassas, Virginia, area, you have another option to consider that many before didn’t: a community like Arbor Terrace. Senior and assisted living communities offer many benefits — from ways to keep making new friends and exploring new hobbies to staying healthy and physically active — that you should consider as part of your or your family member’s plan for the future. Here are several benefits an assisted living community offers that are worth exploring further.

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Senior Resources Community Resources for Seniors in Manassas, VA

The phrase “it takes a village” does not just apply to young families. As communities have learned more about the needs of their aging seniors and those that care for them, more resources to help your loved one overcome new obstacles have become available. But between navigating new emotions, confronting challenges, and adjusting to a “new normal,” it can be difficult to know where to turn. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources not just online, but also often just down the block. Here are some excellent community resources for seniors here in Manassas, Virginia, for support online, in person, or even in the comfort of your home.

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Resident Spotlight Resident Spotlight: Virginia Morales

At Arbor Terrace Sudley Manor, the heart of our home is our residents. We love getting to know the seniors who call Arbor Terrace home, and dedicate ourselves to uncovering their favorite things. Our team members are passionate about cultivating deep connections with every resident, and our relationships with one another mean that we have the opportunity to provide even better support, care, and encouragement.

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Assisted living, Retirement 5 Things to Know About Retirement in Manassas, VA

Are you searching for an ideal place to retire? Perhaps you want a variety of seasons, as well as access to history, and plenty of day-trip options right outside your door. Active adults just like you are finding their ideal retirement in Manassas, Virginia. Just an hour south of Washington, DC and two hours north of Richmond, Manassas offers residents big-city amenities with a small-town charm that makes it easy to fall in love with this Virginia jewel.

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employee spotlight Employee Spotlight: Keana Ellis

For 25 years, Keana Ellis has served seniors as a certified nursing assistant (CNA). Decades of commitment perfectly captures the Arbor ethos. We believe in lasting connections to the seniors we serve. We nurture meaningful relationships with families, too, working together to support seniors no matter where they are in their aging journey. Keana and other compassionate staff like her are vital ingredients in our recipe for success. 

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Assisted living, Dementia, Dementia Care Dementia Care Resources Near Manassas, Virginia

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 140,000 Virginia residents had dementia in 2016. As the state’s population ages, that figure is predicted to grow by nearly 36 percent. As the disease progresses, each of these seniors will need care and support. In many families, that comes from unpaid family caregivers.

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