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Why We Make WOW! Moments

07/27/2017

What’s a WOW! Moment, you may ask? WOW! Moments are special, unique moments we create for seniors in our assisted living and memory care programs here at Canyon Creek. In this month's edition of the Canyon Creek blog, we'll be discussing why we organize WOW! Moments and feature the latest WOW! Moments here at Canyon Creek.Read on … 

A Guide to Senior Housing: Which Type of Care is Right for Me?

07/07/2017

With so many different senior housing and care types out there, what’s the best fit for my needs? This can be a complex question to answer, but we’re here to help. In this month’s edition of the Canyon Creek blog, we’ll be discussing the main features of the different types of care we offer, which include memory care, assisted living, and respite care. Read on … 

Spirituality and Seniors: Religious Opportunities at Canyon Creek

06/04/2017

Here at Canyon Creek Senior Living, we welcome residents of all faiths, practicing or non-practicing. With about 75-80% of our residents belonging to the Church of Latter-Day Saints, however, we do organize many non-mandatory spiritual activities for our residents to enjoy. While we are a very inclusive senior community, we also feel very lucky to enjoy a rich spiritual life. In this month’s edition of the Canyon Creek Senior Living blog, we’ll be discussing the different ways spirituality can benefit seniors and will also be highlighting some of the spiritual opportunities we offer.Read on … 

Fall Prevention Techniques for Seniors

05/13/2017

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury among the elderly. As caregivers or family members, how can you help to keep your senior loved one safe from falls? In this month’s edition of our Canyon Creek Senior Living community blog, we’ve put together a list of fall prevention and preparedness tips for seniors.Read on … 

Cleaner Spaces, Safer Seniors: Spring Cleaning Tips for Caregivers

03/28/2017

Springtime is now in full swing, which means it’s time for a little housekeeping! Help your senior loved ones feel more refreshed, calmer, and safer by providing a little help with spring cleaning. In this month’s edition of the Canyon Creek Senior Living blog, we’ll be discussing the benefits of spring cleaning for seniors, along with some tips on how you can tidy up with senior safety and happiness in mind.Read on … 

How Lifelong Learning Keeps Us Younger and Happier

03/06/2017

Whether it’s creative writing, knitting, or learning how to make a new recipe, residents at Canyon Creek LOVE to learn! We truly believe that it’s never too late to learn. Not only is lifelong learning fun, but it has other benefits for seniors as well! Read on to learn about these benefits, and get inspired to start learning something new yourself!Read on … 

Winter Health Hazards for Seniors: Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy

01/26/2017

Here at Canyon Creek Senior Living in Cottonwood Heights, UT, the snow-capped mountains and trees look beautiful against the bright blue skies above. Despite the majestic beauty the wintertime may bring, the season doesn’t come without risks—especially for the elderly. In the spring and summer, we worry about heat exhaustion or dehydration, but what about in the winter? On our blog, we discuss the top winter health hazards for seniors, along with tips for how we can ensure our aging loved ones stay healthy this season.Read on … 

Staying Connected to Our Senior Loved Ones This Holiday Season

12/01/2016

The holiday season is a time to connect with our community, our friends, and our families. It’s a time to celebrate all of the love that is around us, making sure our loved ones know how much we appreciate and adore them. How can you make your senior loved ones feel extra special this holiday season?Read on … 

Seniors with Alzheimer's: Communication Tips for Caregivers and Loved Ones

11/30/2016

Is your senior loved one struggling with memory loss or Alzheimer's disease? Age-related memory and cognitive disorders can have a big impact on communication, but there are ways to improve and maintain effective communication with a senior who has Alzheimer's. See what our senior care specialists are saying.Read on … 

On Gratitude and the Power of Celebration

11/14/2016

At Canyon Creek, we truly believe in the uplifting power of gratitude. In fact, we believe in its power so much that we turn every single day into a celebration! See how we cultivate daily celebration at our senior living community.Read on …