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Benefits of Assisted Living Communities

What Are Benefits of an Assisted Living Community? National Assisted Living Week® starts the second week of September, and this year the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) chose “Joyful Moments” as this year’s theme. At Santa Marta, we couldn’t be more delighted with this year’s theme, because we celebrate joyous moments, even the smallest …

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A Retirement Plan Should Include Senior Living

You’ve worked hard and built a beautiful life for yourself, but now it’s time to switch gears and plan for retirement. While many older adults fear the idea of moving into a senior living community, there are actually many benefits that can help you meet your retirement goals. Here are 7 unexpected ways senior living …

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Helping Your Parents Plan for Assisted Living

Learn How to Talk to Your Parents About Assisted Living with These 4 Steps Whenever you think of life’s big moments, it’s hard to find one without Mom and Dad. They’ve been an unwavering source of comfort, inspiration and strength. So when it’s time to talk to your parents about assisted living, you might find …

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Being Active Can Improve Memory for Seniors

Did you Know Being Active Can Improve Memory for Seniors You know exercise can change your body, but did you know that exercise can also change your brain? Researchers are discovering the many links between exercise and brain health. Studies suggest that improved memory is one of the benefits of exercise for seniors. These findings …

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What is Pet Therapy for Seniors?

What Pet Therapy is, and Why It Offers Big Benefits for Older Adults To help manage issues like chronic pain, depression and anxiety, older adults can take any number of oral medications. Or they can spend a little quality time with a loving animal. It might come as a surprise to some people that there …

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Early Signs of Dementia

What Are Early Signs of Dementia? Dementia is among the more worrisome conditions older adults encounter … and with good reason. So far, there is no cure for memory loss or dementia, and the way dementia affects each individual can be radically different from the next, making it difficult to predict or anticipate what’s to …

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COVID-19 UPDATE – March 16, 2022

Dear Families and Friends, We are so grateful to report it has been over 2 weeks since our last positive staff case and 5 weeks since our last resident recovered and our covid unit was closed.  There have been a lot of news stories of guidance changes for the general public from the CDC in …

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Life Care and the Levels of Living at Santa Marta

A Life Care Community for Carefree Senior Living As more and more seniors are living active and vibrant lives, the best senior living communities have adapted their services. The concept of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) was developed as a way to provide independent living for older adults, and then higher levels of living, …

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Senior Living Offers Hospitality and Health Care

  Santa Marta Senior Living Community in Olathe, KS. Offers Hospitality and Health Care Retiring Baby Boomers have changed how senior living communities do business. Their distinct preferences and expectations have created more hospitality-focused, upscale senior living, with the enhanced services and amenities you’d see at a five-star hotel or resort. Communities now offer seniors …

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COVID-19 UPDATE | January 24th, 2022

Good afternoon, As the county covid positivity rate begins to lower, we are glad to share that new cases are also slowing at Santa Marta. Over the last week, we have had an additional 14 new cases, 12 of those being staff and only 2 being residents. We continue to test all of our staff …

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