The Gardens at Barry Road assisted living community offers a wide range of care options and three floor plans to choose from. You can choose:A studio, which is 295 square feet and includes a combo living/bedroom space, a bathroom, closet and a kitchenette.A studio deluxe, which is 370 square feet and includes a larger combo living/bedroom space, closet, bathroom, kitchenette and small porch.A one-bedroom apartment, which is 510 square feet and includes a separate bedroom and living room, bathroo...
It's natural for your brain to slow down a little as you age, but that doesn't mean significant cognitive decline is inevitable. Stimulating your brain helps new connections form between nerve cells, improving your thinking abilities and staving off cognitive decline as you get older. Brain training is a fun way to develop these new connections. Instead of going to the gym to build up your muscle strength, you use brain-training apps to build up your cognitive abilities. With many brain-training apps on the market, you don't even need to leave the comfort of your assisted living apartment to improve your cognitive skills. Download one of these apps and learn how fun it can be to exercise your brain.
Thanks to brain plasticity, or neuroplasticity, your brain can change, adapt and grow new cells, even as you age. "Structural plasticity" refers to the brain's ability to alter its physical structure as a result of learning and experience, which can help keep your mind sharp and flexible as you get older.
Moving into an assisted living community can be the beginning of an exciting and vibrant chapter in life. The Gardens at Barry Road offers residents a wide variety of amenities and activities to choose from, making it easy to create a lifestyle and schedule that works for you.But we also know that moving into an assisted living community can be a daunting task, in part because it's such a major change in life. Change sometimes holds an element of the unknown, and that can be scary.
National Crayon Day is March 31. And while this is definitely a less-than-official holiday, it's big enough that Crayola usually uses it to announce retired colors. Find out more about this day and get some ideas for fun ways to celebrate it in the assisted living community this year.
Whether you think Valentine's Day is a frivolity of commercialism or you've enjoyed the 14th of February for decades, you can celebrate the season of love easily from your assisted living community. And that's true regardless of your romantic status. Check out the tips below for making Valentine's Day uplifting for yourself and others throughout The Gardens at Barry Road assisted living community this year.
The time for the flipping of the calendar is almost upon us, and residents at The Gardens at Barry Road may be starting to contemplate the new year.If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed by the thought of a whole new decade, don't worry. Due to a technicality of the calendar, the new decade doesn't actually start until 2021. It works like this because there was no year 0. The first year on this side of the BC/AD divide was 1 AD. That makes 1 through 10 AD the first decade, and the second decade started with 11 AD.
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines tolerance as "sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing from or conflicting with one's own." The Gardens at Barry Road in Kansas City, Missouri, is a vibrant senior living community and welcomes visitors, staff and residents from all cultures, backgrounds and religions in an environment of tolerance. While the community provides faith-based assisted living, memory care and respite care services, God — through His Word in the Bible — provides guidance on how to exercise tolerance in this and all settings.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, close to three-quarters of a million people in the United States are diagnosed with a stroke each year. Stokes can occur in individuals of any age, but the risk increases as a person gets older. The good news is that the chances of recovery and survival are greater if you know the warning signs and react quickly to these symptoms, whether it is happening to you or someone you love. To support World Stroke Day, which is an annual event on October 29 devoted to creating awareness of the condition, we're sharing some symptoms of a stroke that you should know.