Staying healthy and happy as you get older is absolutely possible with the right help. At The Heritage, we are on a mission to make it possible for people to live their older years with independence, dignity, and happiness. That is why we work so hard to create a thriving community full of support and engagement. When it comes to retirement communities, there’s nothing like ours! We are here to give you whatever help you need with our assisted living skills, so don’t tackle aging alone. Contact us in New Jersey to tour our facility and meet our family of community members!

  1. What a Balanced Exercise Plan Looks Like for Seniors

    Most of us know that staying active can help us live longer, healthier lives. But once you get older and your body doesn't hop out of bed pain-free, how do you stay active? In our last blog, we discussed several misconceptions that keep people from rewarding, active lifestyles, but once you're ready…Read More

  2. Signs of a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    As we get older, our bodies gave a bit more trouble absorbing vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Additionally, it can become more and more difficult to manage grocery shopping and cooking. As a result, it is quite common for many elderly people to have vitamin and mineral deficiencies right wh…Read More

  3. Health Considerations for Older Adults

    Eating well always makes life better, and it's important no matter what age you are. At The Heritage, we keep the dietary needs of our community members front-and-center. Getting older usually does include a variety of health issues, and by making good diet choices, you can mitigate discomfort and o…Read More

  4. Summer Safety Tips for the Elderly – Part 2

    Now that June has arrived, we're fully into the warmth of summer! Though summer can be a great time for the elderly, who tend to struggle with cold temperatures, the season can be dangerous as well. An elderly person's body has a harder time adjusting, and heat can be just as threatening as cold. Ho…Read More

  5. Vision Problems the Elderly Should Not Ignore

    Eye problems are pretty common for people of all ages. It can be something as simple as an irritating allergy or strain from staring at a computer screen for hours on end. However, when seniors have drastic vision changes, there is often something more serious going on. Eyesight changes aren't just …Read More

  6. The Disadvantages of Home Care

    When your loved one needs care, it can be difficult to know how to proceed. Many people will ignore the issue or attempt band-aid solutions that just make things worse. For instance, busy people will try to split their precious time between their children and their own parents. They want to save mon…Read More

  7. Tips for Protecting Your Loved Ones from Scams

    If you have an elderly parent or two, you may be keeping an eye on them for several different reasons. Physical safety, emotional wellbeing, and health are all important factors that play in the anyone's quality of life, and ensuring that an older loved one is living well can be a lot of work. One a…Read More

  8. Identifying and Treating Depression in the Elderly – Part 2

    Is your elderly loved one depressed? How do you know? In our last blog, we discussed a few significant indicators that your loved one is struggling mentally and trying to hide it from you. In today's blog, we want to share a few more depression red flags and discuss what you can do to make life bett…Read More