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Gardeners at Applewood Reap Multiple Health Benefits

Gardeners at Applewood Reap Multiple Health Benefits Growing a garden proven to be beneficial for senior body, mind and soul   Take a stroll through our beautiful community and you’ll see resident cottage homes, terraces and patios filled with colorful shrubs, plants and seasonal flowers. But some residents take their gardens to a whole new level and plant rows of heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, …
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The Applewood Formal Dining Room Redesign is Underway

The Applewood Formal Dining Room Redesign is Underway Extending a ‘casual elegance’ theme into the dining rooms A year ago, we redecorated the lobby, community center and promenade with a more contemporary theme which carries through to the furnishings, wall finishes, lighting, artwork and carpets. The introduction of the new Applewood Coffee Bar followed, which offers complimentary coffee and teas throughout the day, …
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Weight Management Plays a Key Role in Senior Health

Weight Management Plays a Key Role in Senior Health By Shanna Lee, R.N. The epidemic of obesity in the U.S. has also had an impact on older Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) more than 40 percent of women over age 65 are considered not just overweight—but obese—and 36 percent of men are obese. The chronic disease of obesity carries …
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Applewood Volunteers Recognized by Freehold Borough School District

Applewood Volunteers Recognized by Freehold Borough School District By Joan Cinque Manager of Resident Services Part of our Engaged Living program, an exclusive roster of activities and events designed to enrich our residents’ mind, body and spirits, includes social accountability. Last year, our seniors and staff combined efforts to launch Tools-4-Schools, a multi-pronged volunteer program to help our local schools. These volunteers were …
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Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Resident Veterans and Commemorates Those Lost

Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Resident Veterans and Commemorates Those Lost   Applewood is honored to be home to more than 30 veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. On Memorial Day, we honored all those Americans who sacrificed their lives fighting for our country. The ceremony included residents and volunteers from the Color Guard of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, NWS Earle Division. Ray …
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