We’re all familiar with the concept of a lifespan, but what about healthspan? Where your lifespan is understood as your natural life expectancy, your healthspan is the period of time in which you are free from chronic disease & disability associated with aging. Learn more about how healthspan is changing the way we think about healthy aging: ow.ly/evH550wdPuK... See moreSee less
Healthy aging no longer only looks at lifespan (life expectancy), but also focuses on evaluating healthspan, the period of life spent in good health, free from chronic diseases and disabilities of aging.
Thanks State Representative Dan Ugaste for sharing these pictures of our residents' recent flights with Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation! Stay tuned for more pictures of that special day and unforgettable experience.Today the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation (AADF) held a ceremony at DuPage airport to honor the military service of residents from Covenant Living at the Holmstad in Batavia. At the ceremony, Mayor Schielke of Batavia spoke and veterans were given Certificates of Recognition from the Illinois House of Representatives. They also participated in Dream Flights where they had the opportunity to fly in a Boeing Stearman biplane, the same aircraft used to train many military aviators in the 1940's. ... See moreSee less
Get ready for our Annual Bazaar - visitors and community members welcome! Want to treat your feathered friends? David Anderson has made birdhouses out of PVC pipe and wood for this year’s Bazaar on Saturday, September 28 from 9 am – 3 pm. They are weather-resistant and have access for easy cleanout. Shirley Prisco is decorating six of the wooden houses with a garden theme. ... See moreSee less
The Holmstad Bazaar is the place to shop for lovely handcrafted gifts. Join us on Saturday, September 28 from 9 am-3 pm. Here are three of the wooden cutting boards and serving trays that you’ll find at the Wood Shop booth. All are made with a variety of domestic and exotic woods. ... See moreSee less
Joints. Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. Well, that’s not really true. You CAN live with them, if you take care proper care of them as you age. Low impact exercise and a healthy body weight, along with supplements of Vitamin D and calcium, can all help keep you moving and pain free. Read more about some of the ways you can keep your hinges in tip-top shape as part of our Healthy Aging Month educational series: ow.ly/xGap50vViYL... See moreSee less