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Seniors at Greater Risk for Adverse Effects from Medications

May 15, 2017 — As we age, the more likely we are to be taking multiple medications. While this may seem intuitive, that number of medications seniors are taking may surprise you. More than a third of Americans over the age of 65 take at least five prescription medications, a scenario described as polypharmacy. The typical 75-year-old takes more... Read More

Plan Ahead to Create Healthful Golden Years

April 17, 2017 — Conventional wisdom tells us that, as we age, we’re likely to experience more aches and pains, greater loneliness and declining health. For many, this turns out to be a self-fulfilling prophecy. A study conducted at Yale University showed that people who had negative thoughts and feelings about aging had an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s.... Read More

Charlesgate Receives Argentum’s 2016 Accreditation for Quality Standards for High Quality Senior Living

March 7, 2017 — At Charlesgate Senior Living Center, we have received and are proudly displaying Argentum’s 2016 Accreditation for Quality Standards for high quality senior living. This accreditation is a result of great improvements made in our program over the past several months which enabled us to meet service standards outlined by Argentum, the leading national assisted living... Read More