Blog | Dallas Retirement Village

This is the Dallas Retirement Village Blog where you can find information relevant to seniors.  This information ranges from updates to healthcare policy to ways to stay fit, active and engaged as you age.

6 insightful topics covered at DRV’s recent
Health Service Forum

By Shellie Friesen-Berry, Director of Admissions and Marketing for Health Center, Assisted Living, and Memory Care At Dallas Retirement Village, we believe that providing health services involves more than just providing physical care. That was the overall message at DRV’s most recent quarterly Health Services Q&A Forum on May 6, 2019. It was a “town […]

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“Step into Wellness” program promotes
fitness and fun

By Tawnya Rohde, Director of Sales and Marketing–Independent Living A recently released Age Well Study conducted by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging in partnership with Northwestern University gathered data from 80 Life Plan Communities, including Dallas Retirement Village. It was exciting to see that DRV residents ranked higher than average for mood, spirituality, and frequency […]

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Easy ways to get fit and stay fit… even if you “hate to exercise”

By Tawnya Rohde, Director of Sales and Marketing–Independent Living It’s never too late to get started on a fitness routine. In fact, according to HelpGuide, a collaboration with Harvard Health Publications, a recent Swedish study found that physical activity was the number one contributor to longevity—even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years. […]

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Spring cleaning and downsizing: The perfect time to start

By Tawnya Rohde, Director of Sales and Marketing–Independent Living  There’s something invigorating about opening the windows for the first time each spring. The fresh air puts a little spring in your step. So it’s the perfect time to channel that energy toward something positive—like getting a jumpstart on downsizing for retirement. This doesn’t mean you […]

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6 inspiring ways senior living communities have evolved over the years

By Tawnya Rohde, Director of Sales and Marketing- Independent Living As recently as the 1970s, people age 70+ were considered “elderly.” When they moved from their family homes, the next step was an “old folks home.” While those terms weren’t intended to be negative, the overall impression focused on the expected decline in health and […]

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