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Step Up to Falling Down

Did you know one in three Americans over the age of 65 falls each year? Falls can occur any place, any time, and affect anyone. Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of non-fatal, trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. The financial costs for older adults related to falls…

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Uncommon Spaces

While the Palm Harbor area is filled with fun activities all year long, there is so much to enjoy right here—without ever leaving your home At St. Mark Village, our common areas are uncommonly convenient, accessible, and designed for maximum comfort and independence. Each day, Residents can be seen making great use of the amenities…

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Around the Community

Here at St. Mark Village, we strive to find partners that make our Continuing Care Community the very best place to live and work. Of our diverse group of partners, the ones dearest to our heart are three local arts organizations: Tarpon Arts, Tota Music and Theatre Conservatory, and Ruth Eckerd Hall. As a Producer-Level…

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Adding to the Family

Pastor Bill Magee My name is Pastor Bill Magee, and I’m happy to say that I am the chaplain here at St. Mark Village. I was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia. After graduating from high school, I enlisted in the U.S. Navy where I spent 14 years serving aboard three aircraft carriers as part…

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Celebrating 38 Years

As we prepare to celebrate our 38th Anniversary here at St. Mark Village, we first pause to reflect. We are a nation with many uncertainties about its healthcare system. With the recent information that has come to light regarding the financial instability of a number of large, well-known healthcare companies that care for Seniors, those…

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Restful Sleep

Tips for getting a restful night’s sleep: Getting a good night’s sleep is highly important to functioning well during the day. This is especially the case for seniors. The difference between restful sleep and a restless night can mean loss of energy during the day and can even increase your risk for chronic conditions such…

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Fraud Against Seniors

Tips  on How to Guard Fraud Against Seniors and Cyber Scams With the Internet at our fingertips and everybody having a smart phone or tablet there is an unfortunate increased risk for scams. These scams leave people with monetary loss, identity theft and credit card fraud.  The holidays are the most vulnerable time of year.…

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Lower Cholesterol with these easy tips

Five tips to help you improve your cholesterol levels Keeping your cholesterol down is important to keep  your risk for heart disease and heart attacks low as well as keeping you healthier overall.   Here are five tips to help you make changes to lower your cholesterol levels. Regular exercise Doing some type of exercise even…

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Alzheimer’s Care

10 ways you can help your loved one with Alzheimer’s Being a caregiver for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s is difficult and stressful. It requires extreme patience, a lot of work and knowledge about the disease. Here are some ways that you can help your loved one. It also may be a good idea…

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Senior Citizens Day

Celebrate Senior Citizens Day In 1988 Ronald Reagan, who was the US president at the time, declared August 21 to be National Senior Citizens Day. This day was created as a day to support, honor and show appreciation to our seniors and to recognize their achievements. Their valuable contributions to our communities create better places to live.…

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