Health & Wellness

Art from the Heart: Local artist Jen Norqual guides residents at Cocktails & Canvas

Award-winning Naples artist Jen Norqual, owner of Docks by Jen, shares her expertise and love of the arts with residents at The Terraces at Bonita Springs during monthly sessions of “Cocktails & Canvas.” Gaining in popularity, independent living and assistant living residents look forward to the opportunity for self-expression and creativity as Jen provides an…

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Embrace the Fruits of Aging

Advice on Aging Gracefully Event

Denise McNulty shares advice on aging gracefully Inspiring stories and words of wisdom flowed on Feb. 6 as Denise McNulty, DNP, MSN, ARNP of Lee Health presented advice on Aging Gracefully at The Terraces at Bonita Springs. A nurse and nurse teacher at Ave Maria University, Ms. McNulty shared her observations from a wide of…

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Estate Plan & Administration Basics

  An interactive presentation by Attorney Michael B. Hill Partner at Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill The topic of estate planning may at first seem a bit daunting, but on Oct. 25, at The Terraces at Bonita Springs, the subject matter became much clearer and a lot more interesting. During an interactive, lively…

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Living life to the fullest: The Terraces’ Vitality Program encourages residents to be “the best that you can be”

Passion and dedication are the highlights of a conversation with Mellanie Saunders, The Terraces director of rehabilitation. She loves to share her knowledge about wellness and realistic strategies to improve and enhance the lives of others. A warm welcome One of Mellanie’s favorite aspects of her job is welcoming new residents to The Terraces, collaborating…

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Florida Roots

Florida roots

The decision to retire can be difficult. Should you move closer to family? How can you make your savings go further? What are you looking for in your new home? Below are a few reasons why we think Florida can be the answer to all of your questions. Year-Round Sunshine For those of you have…

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Staying Fit at any Age

Staying fit at any age

Are you feeling challenged to stay fit as you get older? If so, you’re not alone. At The Terraces at Bonita Springs, we are committed to helping you live a happier and healthier life with our Vitality Program. As a new resident, you can choose to have an initial health and wellness assessment, from which…

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Music Promotes Healthy Aging

Music promotes healthy aging

Total health includes mind, body and spirit. At The Terraces at Bonita Springs, we value music’s ability to bring people together. This past year, we invited residents and community members to participate in musical performances from The Bay Singers, Mark Llewellyn Evan, Jennifer “Golden Note” Gilmore and violinist Doug Cameron and Family, to name a…

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The Importance of Socialization in Aging

The Importance of Socialization in Aging

Social support can play a significant role in overall health as people age. Spending time with friends and family members can boost quality of life, including both physical and mental health. Improving Memory For seniors, developing various positive sources of social support can improve memory. Socialization may improve memory and longevity as it reduces stress and isolation.…

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The Health Benefits of Wine

The health benefits of wine.

Research suggests that having a glass of red or white on a regular basis can enhance overall health. Moderation is defined by The United States Dietary Guidelines as “up to one drink per day for women, and up to two drinks per day for men.” Below are several examples of the positive health benefits of…

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