assisted living in Wilmington NC

7 Ways to Make Grocery Shopping Easier for Aging Parents

Seniors with physical limitations or those with dietary or budget restrictions may find grocery shopping to be quite challenging. These tips can make it a little easier for them.

The Benefits of Aquatic Exercise for Aging Bodies

The importance of regular exercise doesn’t diminish as we age. In fact, an age-appropriate exercise program can go a long way towards maintaining a healthy active lifestyle well into the senior years. If you or someone you love have been trying to maintain an exercise program into your senior years, however,  you know all too well that many…Read More

Essential Oils for Seniors

Aromatherapy has played an important role in holistic health and wellness practices for centuries. But recently, its effects have been shown to help seniors suffering from a range of health problems. At Davis Community, we use essential oils as part of our wellness program to help facilitate improved health and senior wellness in Wilmington NC….Read More

7 Safe Walking Tips for Seniors

Walking is one of the most effective exercises for older adults because it has an excellent benefit-to-risk ratio. Walking is ultra-low-impact on the joints, meaning that seniors won’t be sore after doing it. It’s also a very low-exertion exercise as it safely elevates one’s heart rate without raising it to dangerous levels. Most importantly, the…Read More

Safe Travel Tips for Seniors

For older adults on medications, it is important to plan before going on any type of trip, whether it is across the country, overseas, or simply to the mall. Anything can happen when you step out of your home, so good planning and proper medication management is essential to protecting yourself and avoiding any complications….Read More

Cape Fear Seniors Interviews Julie Rehder and Angie Barr

On April 4, 2014, the Davis Community was the topic on the popular podcast, Cape Fear Seniors, for Business Radio X. Over the duration of the half-hour show, the host offered up questions pertaining to the services offered at Davis Community in Wilmington NC, including skilled nursing, the community’s rehab center, and other questions that…Read More

5 Common Myths about Seniors and Exercise

The older you get the more important exercise and rehabilitation become. At the Davis Community, we have a pavilion for fitness and rehabilitation in Wilmington NC that is instrumental in our residents’ lives. They enjoy all of the benefits that come with it, like daily exercise, more energy, mental clarity, greater flexibility and mobility, less…Read More

6 Signs Your Parent Should Not Be Behind the Wheel

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they will have to stop driving because as we age, our eyesight diminishes, our reflexes start slowing down, and our ability to make quick decisions gradually reduces. As we all know, three of these are essential to driving safely. Knowing what signs to look for will help…Read More

The Davis Community’s New Fitness Center!

When it comes to senior rehabilitation, the term, “strength training,” may seem out of place. Studies show us that in order for seniors to enjoy optimum health and faster healing times, strength training needs to be an active component in their rehabilitation or exercise regimen. At Davis Community’s new fitness center, we make strength training…Read More

What is Skilled Nursing?

Skilled nursing isn’t something that most people have to concern themselves with until they have a loved one who needs it. Because of this, most people do not fully understand what skilled nursing actually involves. In this month’s blog post, Davis Community’s Wilmington NC skilled nursing shares some important information that everyone should know about…Read More