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3 Heart-Healthy Activities for Seniors

By Life Care Services    Regular exercise provides a myriad of health benefits for seniors, such as better joint health and improvements in blood pressure. According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 85.6 million (>1 in 3) American adults have one or more types of cardiovascular disease. Encouraging Mom and Dad to keep hearts …

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September Financial Planning Event at Capital Manor

Capital Manor recently hosted Brad Breeding, author of What’s the Deal with Retirement Communities?, to present the financial value of today’s senior living options. And most importantly, how making a sound choice for your future by moving to a Life Plan Community like Capital Manor offers the security and comfort needed, including: Protection for your …

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The Capital Manor Community Life & Wellness Team Promotes Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness is not one-dimensional. In fact, Capital Manor Retirement Community finds older adults live happier, more fulfilled lives when a holistic approach to wellness is taken. Here’s a glimpse at the 8 dimensions of wellness that nurture and promote a fulfilling life. Physical Wellness Physical activities at Capital Manor are planned and directed by our Wellness …

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Capital Manor Residents Featured in The Oregonian

Milt and Charlene Robbins made a bold decision. They moved into Capital Manor, A Life Plan Community in Salem, while still in their 60s, full of energy, health, and a sense of adventure. We spoke to the Robbins’ in their villa, which looks out at their oversized deck and the lush trees behind it. Their …

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Capital Manor Expanding, Taking Reservations for New Villas

Capital Manor, an independent living community for active seniors in the Willamette Valley, is planning a multi-phase expansion, and one of the cornerstone projects will add 34 new independent living villas to the campus. The retirement community has started taking reservations for its planned “Westside Villas,” which will be Craftsman style homes with beautiful open floor plans …

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Capital Manor Named #2 Best Non-Profit to Work for in Oregon

In today’s tight job market, employees are seeking out places of work that provide more than just a pay check.  Job seekers want a sense of engagement, they want to know they are making a difference, and they want to work in a climate built on mutual respect and support.  Capital Manor was recently recognized …

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But I don’t like Bingo!

Making the move into a senior living community is a big decision. And it’s common to worry that you may feel isolated in your new surroundings – or bored by limited activities. One of the things that makes Capital Manor different is that we’re resident-driven – and that means plenty of opportunities for you to …

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What Type of Senior Living is Right for You?

If you’re investigating senior living options, the terminology can be a little confusing. Some of the community types may sound the same, but they can offer very different residence and health care options. Here are three types of communities – and what they really offer. Independent Living Communities: In these communities, independent seniors with few …

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Understanding Entrance Fees

When looking into senior living community options, some of the most commonly asked questions are about entrance fees. What are they? How do they benefit me? Are they worth it? To make a smart decision, you need facts. As you search for the right community for you, make sure you get the answers you need …

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