Move More for Heart Health -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, January 2022 Responsible for moving about 2,000 gallons of blood every day, the heart is one of the most important muscles in the body. A strong, healthy heart can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, improve blood flow, and prevent heart disease and stroke. What is the best exercise for your heart? The American Heart Association recommends combining aerobic exercise (walking, gardening, swimming) with strength training (weight lifting, resistance training) to produce the greatest benefit for overall heart health. According to Dr. Levine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, he recommends [...]
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Keeping Loved Ones Warm in the Winter It's that time of the year again--cold. The thermometer has finally dipped, and body temperature follows that same pattern as the weather gets colder and colder throughout the winter months. While our elderly loved ones typically prefer to crank up the thermostat and can't stand the cold, there is scientific evidence that backs up their disdain for freezing weather conditions. As the body ages, the skin becomes thinner and is less able to tolerate fluctuation of temperature. When a person gets chilly, their heart pumps less blood to the skin, and tiny blood [...]
Preventing Osteoporosis -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, October 2021 Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to fracture. Facts: 1 in 2 Women Over 50 Will Fracture a Bone Because of Osteoporosis 1 in 4 Men Over 50 Will Fracture a Bone Because of Osteoporosis How Do We Prevent It? You can prevent osteoporosis and strengthen your bones by following these health habits… Eat Foods Rich in Calcium & Vitamin D. Calcium improves bone strength and vitamin D helps bones absorb calcium. Calcium: 1,200 mg per day [...]
Taking Care of Your Joints -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, September 2021 Joint pain is one of the most common forms of pain for aging adults. As you age, the fluid that lubricates your joints decreases and the cartilage that lines your joints becomes thinner. This causes your joints to become stiff, less flexible, and painful to move. Daily activities such as walking, sitting, and, getting out of bed can become more challenging. Poor joint health can significantly impact your ability to move and enjoy your life. If you are experiencing joint pain and stiffness, talk with your [...]
Old Louisville Mansions Tour | July 24-25 – Posted by Treyton Oak Towers on July 19, 2021 The Old Louisville Neighborhood Council is hosting an annual Mansions Tour in partnership with the Conrad Caldwell House Museum on Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25th, from 12pm to 4pm. Shawn Fields Williams, the Executive Director of the OLNC, sent out the following invitational information: Next weekend the Old Louisville Neighborhood Council and the Conrad Caldwell House Museum will hold the annual Mansions Tour. It is Saturday and Sunday July 24-25 from 12 noon-4 pm. This is the first fundraising event in 18 months [...]
New Virtual Tour Video! – Posted by Treyton Oak Towers on May 17, 2021 We hope everyone’s had a wonderful Spring. As we’re heading into summer time, we thought it’d be a great time to share our new Virtual Tour Video with Rhonda Harding, our long time Community Advisor. The video can be viewed below:
New Beginnings for the Ryken House Community – Article written by Josh Kinney at Xaverian Brothers on April 22, 2021 Original article can be viewed at Xaverian Brothers posts page. A new chapter has begun for the Brothers of the Ryken House community in Louisville, KY. Treyton Oak Towers, a senior living community in the heart of the city, will serve as the new home for the Brothers as the moving process begins this Spring. “Ryken House served us well these 40 years,” said Brother Cornelius Hubbuch, C.F.X., whose leadership helped establish the renovated Brothers residence on the campus of [...]
COVID-19: Moving Forward The way ahead of COVID-19 is just within reach. Happy February! We've got some updates for you, along with a video representation of what the last few weeks have been looking like here at the building. Many successful vaccinations and many happy residents & staff. On January 16th, Treyton Oak Towers was able to acquire the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to administer to all of its residents and staff. The vaccination procedure was a wonderful success, and many of us were elated to receive it! We are now one step closer to a COVID-free [...]