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Monthly Parkinson’s Support Group at Norterre

Norterre is proud to partner with the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland Chapter to bring a new support group to the Northland! Join us every third Thursday for a FREE support group that will offer education, compassion and new friendships. Facilitated by Ashley Schildknect, M.S., CCC-SLP. The Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter is dedicated to making life …

Monthly Parkinson’s Support Group at Norterre

Norterre is proud to partner with the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland Chapter to bring a new support group to the Northland! Join us every third Thursday for a FREE support group that will offer education, compassion and new friendships. Facilitated by Ashley Schildknect, M.S., CCC-SLP. The Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter is dedicated to making life …

Blueberries — A Super Food That Can Change Your Life!

How can a little blueberry pack a huge punch of health from such a tiny package? Not to get too technical, but it’s important to note that a type of flavonoid called anthocyanin gives blueberries many of their health benefits. Flavonoids are plant compounds that often have a powerful antioxidant effect. Anthocyanin is responsible for the blueberry’s …

The Healthy Benefits of a Game of Pool

In our ongoing blog “Did You Know?” series, we feature items that can help you build healthy habits. In this story, we feature the game of pool. Invented at the turn of the century in 1900, billiards refers to all games played on a billiard table, and Norterre features one in our Aurora Welcome Reception …

Medically- Integrated Programs at Norterre

At Norterre, our goal is to provide a pathway for everyone to live a healthier life.  That could mean making better choices when eating out or cooking dinner for the family.  It could mean changing your lifestyle to incorporate regular exercise or break an unhealthy habit.  Either way, we are here to help.  When you …

How do you start the conversation with your parents about moving into Assisted Living?

Since adult children are usually involved in helping their parents make decisions about care needs, we are often asked the question, “How can I talk to Mom about moving out of her home? She will instantly cut me off and refuses to talk about it!”  Just as some families have always had open and candid …

An Appetite for Healthy Nutrition Habits

What you put in your mouth today will affect your health tomorrow. Dietary choices have an effect on your health — today and in the future. A diet rich in whole, fresh foods may help you stay young in body and mind, but poor food choices may lead to chronic diseases and physical ailments, making …

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