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6 Fun Summer Activities for Salt Lake City Seniors

06/23/2017

Summer is in full swing! With longer days and warmer weather, there is so much to do in the Salt Lake City area over the next few months. Read on to learn about the six summer activities our staff and residents are most looking forward to. Read on … 

You're Never Too Old To Exercise!

05/23/2017

Physical fitness is important in every stage of life, but becomes even more important as we age. In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, we wanted to take a moment to highlight the benefits of fitness programs for seniors and showcase the exercise classes our residents enjoy here at our active senior living community in Salt Lake City, UT.Read on … 

The Importance of Social Connection as We Age

04/30/2017

From our restaurant-style dining room to our fitness center and beauty salon, Chateau Brickyard has everything an active and independent senior could need, all in one place. But we also understand the importance of building social connections outside of our Salt Lake City senior living community. Read on to learn more about the positive impact that social connection can have in the lives of seniors.Read on … 

5 Things You Might Not Know About Independent Living at Chateau Brickyard

02/27/2017

Often, families feel that they don't have enough information about the services offered or what a community is really like. We hope that after reading this blog, you'll have a better idea of the amenities that make our active and independent senior living residents proud to call Chateau Brickyard home. Read on … 

Women's History Month: The Wonderful Women of Chateau Brickyard

02/27/2017

March is Women’s History Month! With that, it’s a time to celebrate all of the contributions women have made throughout history, and a time to honor the positive impact they’ve had in our lives and communities.Read on … 

Let's Play: The Benefits of Games for Seniors

01/15/2017

We often think of board and card games as a fun diversion from work, or the perfect activity for family night with the kids. Research shows, however, that games for seniors boast multiple health benefits such as improved mood and memory, and may even slow down the effects of aging and Alzheimer’s disease.Read on … 

Chateau Brickyard Residents and Staff Share Their Favorite Holiday Traditions

12/02/2016

Here at Chateau Brickyard Senior Living, our independent living residents and staff are really getting into the holiday spirit! We thought that sharing these unique traditions would be a great way for us to bond with the senior residents and the senior care staff—and learn a little more about them, too! So, we decided to ask everyone about their favorite holiday traditions. What’d they share?Read on … 

Our Favorite Winter Activities for Seniors in Salt Lake City, Utah

11/25/2016

Winter is here, and with it, some exciting seasonal and holiday attractions! Chateau Brickyard is conveniently located near the best local attractions and sights, enabling our residents to easily participate in the best Salt Lake City, UT has to offer. Read on to learn about the activities our staff and residents are most looking forward to this winter.Read on … 

Hablas Español?: Learning a New Language as a Senior

10/26/2016

Hablas español? If so, you’re part of a growing group of senior language learners who have taken on the challenge of learning a second language. Recent research has shown that older adults can learn a new language just as easily as a young child can, enabling seniors to broaden their horizons and learn new skills they may not have had time for in their younger years. Learning a new language later in life is important for the mind and heart, and can have positive impacts on the aging brain. Read on to learn more about learning a foreign language as a senior and the weekly Spanish class taught at Chateau Brickyard senior living community in Salt Lake City, UTRead on … 

Never A Dull Moment: A Conversation With Activities Director, Gigi Gazani

09/25/2016

Since activities are so central to what we do here at Chateau Brickyard, we sat down for an interview with our Activities Director, Gigi Gazani, who is described as “very talented” and “full of personality”. Read on to get a deeper look into how Gigi became an Activities Director, our resident’s favorite activities and more.Read on …