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Don’t Miss Hamish Lutris’ 9/30 Middle East Program and Audubon’s Fall Migratory Birds

Though fall officially arrives at 3:20 pm today, it is gratifying to look back on a rich and rewarding summer, the fruits of which we are still enjoying!  Pictured above is a resident harvesting seeds from the sunflowers she and others planted in April and on the left, last week’s Mexican cooking lunch.  The festive …

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Why Yoga Should Be a Part of Your Exercise Routine

It has been said the time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. In 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services designated the entire month of September as National Yoga Awareness Month. The goal is to educate the public about the multiple health benefits of yoga, inspiring people to live a healthy lifestyle. …

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Recognizing the Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and the perfect time to learn more about this debilitating disease.   According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, every three seconds someone in the world develops dementia, “a collective name for progressive degenerative brain syndromes which affect memory, thinking, behavior and emotion.” In fact, Alzheimer’s disease, and vascular dementia account for nine out of ten cases of dementia. Symptoms may include:  Memory …

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Cooking Thousands of Meals, Sleek Porsches and Mustangs, Shopping with the Auxiliary…

As Salisbury’s nightly temperatures dip into the 40s, it is clear that summer 2021 is winding down!  Lime Rock Park’s annual Labor Day weekend Vintage Car Parade, during which 125 historic cars roared through Noble Horizons, eased the transition, however! Sleek Porsches, classic MGs, roadsters, souped-up muscle cars, and countless other unique vehicles delighted the …

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Healthy Aging – It’s Never Too Late to Start

We are living longer – thanks to advances in modern medicine.  As we age, it’s more important than ever that we focus on living a healthy lifestyle – from diet, to exercise, to maintaining a healthy mindset and nurturing our minds. September is Healthy Aging Month, which was designated in order to focus national attention on the …

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Meet Lisa McGhee (and her shoes) – Noble’s New Director of Dining

What you’ll quickly notice about Noble’s new Dining Director Lisa McGhee are her shoes.  They not only reflect her fondness for food, but her great sense of humor; today she wears shoes decorated with hamburgers and pizza.  Lisa’s began her career at Noble Horizons 15 years ago as a dietary aide alongside her mother, who …

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What Do You Do When Your Parents Need Different Levels of Care

Your parents have spent decades together – building and enjoying a life with each other. They figured out how to overcome challenges, both big and small, making it through a lifetime together. As they age, their need for care may be different, and it can be hard to understand how to help. Despite what may …

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Two Generations, A Volunteer is Honored, If You Missed It…

It is hard to believe that Labor Day is just a weekend away!  Though summer doesn’t officially end until the September 22 Autumnal Equinox, its days are certainly numbered.  That said, we continue to take advantage of the region’s outdoor summer activities while enjoying the diversions of Noble’s 110-acre campus. Fortunately, Henri weakened to a …

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TWO GENERATIONS OF VOLUNTEERING

Welcoming two generations of family members to Noble Horizons is one of our greatest privileges, whether as residents, staff, or volunteers.  Rarely are we able to host two generations simultaneously but this summer, the mother-daughter volunteer team of Carita Gardiner and Eden Oostenink changed that! Veteran Hotchkiss School English teacher Carita Gardiner volunteered to lead …

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National Eye Exam Month – Tips to Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

August is National Eye Exam Month and there is a lot you can do to help keep your eyes healthy and protect your vision in between your yearly exams. Of course, the first step is getting that exam! Get a dilated eye exam every year. It’s simple and painless and it’s the single best thing …

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