1. The Importance of Immunizations for Seniors

    With so much talk in the news lately regarding childhood immunizations, it got us thinking about others who are at risk for serious illness and of course, the subject of seniors and the health risks they face surfaced. Though we tend to think of immunizations as those prevention measures that typically affect the young, there are a number of illnesses that the elderly face where immunizations can …Read More

  2. Your Grandchildren Are Going To LOVE Visiting You At Pine Hills!

    No matter where they’re from or what brought them to Pine Hills, there’s one thing almost all of our residents have in common: they love to talk about their families! Some seniors worry that moving to a senior living facility in Hot Springs, SD, means they won’t be able to entertain their children and grandchildren like they did when they lived in their own home, but this couldn’t be furth…Read More

  3. 3 Signs An Assisted Living Facility Is Right For Your Elderly Loved One

    It can sometimes be hard to admit that we need help, no matter how old we are. Senior citizens can sometimes find themselves in a unique situation, where they want to go on living independently, but simply can’t maintain their lifestyle because of physical or mental conditions beyond their control. Family members often struggle to know exactly where the boundaries are in this sensitive time of l…Read More

  4. 3 Signs Your Elderly Relative Would Benefit From An Independent Living Facility

    Thanks to advanced medical care and quality of life, today’s senior citizens are living longer and in better health than those from past generations. If your elderly loved one has no major medical problems, you might think that it’s far too early to think about a senior living facility like Pine Hills. This is a common misconception, however. There are many different types of senior living com…Read More

  5. Why the Flu Shot is Important for Seniors

    In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, scheduled as December 7-13, we wanted to extend a special reminder to make sure to get your loved ones their annual flu shot. Flu shots are particularly important for the elderly as they are at increased risk for serious health risk posed by the flu. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized fro…Read More

  6. Tips For Talking To Mom & Dad About Senior Living In Hot Springs, SD

    Your parents are your role models. For your entire life they’ve always been there for you, offering advice and encouragement. You know they’d do anything for you, and now it’s time to return the favor. Many people are hesitant when it comes time to talk to their parents about the next phase of their life. Oftentimes our elderly relatives don’t want to admit that the time has come to transi…Read More

  7. Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Senior Living Facility

    Having to make the decision to place mom or dad in an assisted living facility is rarely easy. Horror stories from the media, guilt and financial concerns often turn a very logical decision into one that is fraught with conflicting emotions. Remembering every consideration when choosing an assisted living facility can be difficult when the aforementioned factors come into play. When visiting and…Read More

  8. The Importance Of Independent Living For Seniors

    The importance of being independent is twofold for seniors. Independence is sometimes the only thing seniors may feel they can control as certain aspects of their life change as they age. No matter our age, we all strive for and enjoy independence. Our assisted living in Hot Springs, SD is designed by people who know exactly what retirees are looking for. Independence is instilled in us throug…Read More

  9. Why Our Senior Living in Hot Springs SD Is the Perfect Place for Those Who Love to Travel

    When you were planning for your retirement, what did you imagine it would be like? For many people, they hoped their retirement years would be filled with travel. Whether it was around the country in an RV or flying abroad to exotic locations, you retirement years should be filled with the kind of adventures you wanted to take. Our senior living facility in Hot Springs, SD is the ideal place to li…Read More

  10. Stay Happier by Staying Active

    As our bodies age, we learn that we just aren’t able to do some of the activities we used to love passing time with. Staying active both mentally and physically, while living in a retirement community, is difficult or when your body and mind just won't cooperate; but practice makes perfect. Studies have shown that higher levels of mental and physical activity in elderly correlates with higher l…Read More