Eliza Jennings is dedicated to the health and safety of those we serve and are taking precautions based on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requirements.

Staying Young at Heart

Alice Park recently quipped in a longer article for Time Magazine, that contrary to previous belief, even elderly heart patients can benefit from regular exercise. Research elsewhere in the article dictates the results of a study strongly in support of Eliza Jennings’ wellness programming for our residents and program participants.

The Renaissance Retirement Campus is an independent living community operated by Eliza Jennings in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, and on campus residents live self-set lifestyles in an environment designed to eliminate the day-to-day tasks of managing a typical home. One key benefit to living at the facility is divvied up to a number of areas: the campus is a sprawling 164 acres and residents inclined to spend time walking the gardens and footpaths, or golfing at the on-site 18-hole course are indirect evidence of the study mentioned in Park’s report. Living well means aging well, and cardiac health is the key to staying young at heart.

Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2012/05/08/exercise-keeps-muscles-young-even-in-elderly-heart-patients/#ixzz2ME1ECu8R

About Eliza Jennings
Eliza Jennings, a not-for-profit organization providing excellent care and services to older adults on Cleveland’s West Side for more than 129 years, is a nationally recognized expert committed to helping people make the most of the aging experience. Eliza Jennings communities include the Eliza Jennings Health Campus in Cleveland; the Renaissance Retirement Campus in Olmsted Township, and Devon Oaks Assisted Living community in Westlake. Eliza Jennings offers a full spectrum of choices for aging adults, including independent and assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, respite care, and adult day programs. Eliza Jennings offers a full range of home and community-based services including skilled home health care, a nurse practitioner house call program, and clinic services. Eliza Jennings is the first aging services organization to offer SAIDO Learning, a non-pharmacological cognitive therapy shown to improve the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias among older adults. For more information about Eliza Jennings or any of its programs and services, visit elizajennings.org or call 216.226.5000.

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