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Summer Events for Seniors in Kansas City

There’s an abundance of things to see and do in the Kansas City area during the summer season.  At Claridge Court, a senior living community in Prairie Village, Kansas, we are just 20 minutes away from all that this big city hub has to offer.   Here’s why we at Claridge Court love our region’s summers …

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How and Why Seniors Stage Their Homes for Sale 

As adult children move away and demands on time lessen in retirement, many older adults find that they no longer want or need to live in a large residential home. This shift, as well as concerns about social isolation and future health needs, leads many seniors to explore senior living communities like Claridge Court.  Once …

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Ways to Commemorate Veterans Day

On Veterans Day we honor those who have bravely served our country. This federal holiday provides a valuable reminder of the sacrifices made to afford us the freedoms we have today. If you’re wondering how you can show your support and commemorate the veterans in your community, here are some ideas to get you started. …

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8 Ways for Kansas City Seniors to Celebrate Fall

The fall season needs no introduction in Kansas City. Everyone here welcomes it with warm anticipation, and our community of residents at Claridge Court is no exception. We are excited to take advantage of all the events and activities the surrounding area has to offer as we celebrate all of the things that make autumn …

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What Does Spiritual Wellness Look Like for Seniors?

Most of us are keenly aware of the physical, mental and emotional benefits of aerobic activity, social interaction, and exercises that sharpen our cognitive abilities. But what about spirituality? Are there any physical or mental benefits of spiritual wellness for seniors? Indeed there are and in this blog post we’ll explore what spirituality looks like …

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The Nurturing Benefits of a Sensory Garden for Seniors

Have you ever found yourself taking a deep, relaxing breath when encountering a beautifully maintained garden, park or other outdoor space? There’s just something calming and refreshing about spending time outdoors that helps clear the mind and boost our mood. Now imagine a garden designed specifically to stimulate sensory experiences in a therapeutic manner. That’s …

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Avoiding Isolation in the Age of Social Distancing

Isolation and loneliness are more than just unfortunate circumstances or feelings. They can have a significant effect on the overall health and social wellness of seniors. In fact, studies have shown that loneliness is equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, can be worse than obesity, and may increase the risk of death by as …

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Claridge Court Wagers on Super Bowl Against Bay Area Counterpart

As the Kansas City Chiefs took on the San Francisco 49ers on Super Bowl Sunday, some tasty K.C. barbeque was on the line. Passionate Chiefs fans at Claridge Court placed a bet with Stoneridge Creek retirement community in Pleasanton, California, where the 49ers reign supreme. If the Chiefs won, Stoneridge Creek would send a case …

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