Category Archives: Life at Primrose

Don’t Just Stand There – Do Something!

Living an active lifestyle has many health benefits that can lead to a longer, happier life. If, however, you are not getting enough exercise, you may be at greater risk for serious conditions like heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, and depression. Understanding the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle will go a long way towards promoting… Read More »

The Benefits of Being a Volunteer

Former religious leader and author Gordon Hinckley once said, “One of the great ironies in life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.” Volunteers play a vital role in spreading kindness within our communities and helping those less fortunate than themselves, and senior citizens… Read More »

When is the Right Time for Senior Pet Ownership?

According to a recent study from the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, pet ownership saves $11.7 billion in U.S. healthcare costs every year. The study also indicates that having a pet reduces stress, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and has an overall positive impact on our psychological well-being. Pets are superb companions who love their owners… Read More »

Zanesville Primrose Executive Director’s Passion for Work

Recently at our 2017 Executive Director Leadership Conference we were encouraged to “Find our Why.” My “why” is building relationships. It enriches the lives of our residents, employees, family members and myself. When you know your why it keeps you going, even on the tough days. It’s also essential that we encourage our team members… Read More »

Sioux Falls Primrose Participates in Alzheimer’s Association ‘Longest Day’

The National Alzheimer’s Association held its “The Longest Day” event on June 21st, 2017, and Primrose of Sioux Falls, SD was proud to partner with them to bring awareness to Alzheimer’s Disease. Primrose communities across the country wore t-shirts bearing the logo “Together we can create lasting memories” and many pictures were displayed on face… Read More »

3 Tips for Beating the Heat This Summer

Summertime is here! Green grass, family vacations,camping, and the warmth of the sun are just some of the things that make this among the most fun and relaxing times of year. Because we do so many things outdoors in the summer, it is vital to be certain that we are prepared for the heat. Let’s… Read More »