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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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Engaged Living at Applewood

Don’t just read about it — experience it. At Applewood, Engaged Living begins with you in motion. Whether you’re walking to a friend’s place, taking an aquafitness class, or hopping on a bus to see a show, you’re on the move. That’s why fitness is such an integral part of our Engaged Living philosophy. Please join us for one event, or all three! July 12 at …
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Engaged Living™ Lifestyle Programs Expand Again

Engaged Living™ Lifestyle Programs Expand Again Wanda Garrin, who joined Applewood earlier this year as our Engaged Living Coordinator, serves as the nucleus of the program. Her mission is to implement a continuous flow of programs and events to nurture every resident’s mind, body and spirit. This New York City-educated communications professional is more than up to the challenge. “The first time I …
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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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