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Palmdale, CA 93551

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The Brain-Body Connection in Cognitive Health For Seniors

Mindy Mendoza – Executive Director,

Prestige Assisted Living at Lancaster

As we age, it becomes more important than ever to properly take care of ourselves. Eating healthy, getting enough sleep, staying in shape – all of those lifestyle habits we maybe took for granted in our younger days become vital in how they contribute to our overall wellness.

That word – wellness - can mean a lot of things. For most people, the word wellness conjures up thoughts of their physical health – the aforementi­oned acts of staying active, eating right and getting lots of sleep.

However, the benefits of an active lifestyle aren’t limited to our physical sides; there are tangible gains in our cognitive health that come from physical activity as well. Studies have shown that cognitive decline can be slowed by regular fitness. There is a brain-body connection whereby fitness positively stimulates our brains and helps keep us healthy in that realm as well.

Of course, it takes more than exercise to keep our cognitive abilities intact. Brain games, puzzles, hobbies, social activity, anything we can do on a regular basis to activate our cognitive side helps keep us as strong mentally as we stay physically from exercise.

It’s why at Prestige Senior Living, we place an emphasis on overall wellness in our efforts to keep our residents active and engaged.

In September, we’re focusing on the importance of cognitive health in our residents, and as part of that we’re running spelling bees at Prestige Assisted Living at Lancaster. The spelling bees will be a great o-p-p-o-rt-u-n-i-t-y for residents to engage in some friendly competitio­n while also exercising their brain health. Events such as those help activate different parts of the brain and play a role in fighting off cognitive decline.

Our commitment to the overall physical and cognitive well-being of our residents are one of the driving factors behind an exciting

coming up that will be of particular interest to seniors who may be concerned about their cognitive health.

Upcoming Webinar To Focus on Brain Health

On Tuesday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time we’re hosting a free webinar for seniors and their loved ones on the topic of brain health with Ryan Glatt, MSc, Research Associate and Brain Health Coach at Pacific Neuroscien­ce Institute.

The webinar will focus on the course of cognitive aging, effects of exercise on the brain and cognition, and the benefits of combining both physical exercise and cognitive stimulatio­n exercises. The webinar will be of great interest to seniors and their loved ones worried about cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.

To sign up for the free webinar or to learn more, visit prestigeca­

Life at Prestige Assisted Living at Lancaster

If you’re considerin­g senior living, you can learn more about our popular Celebratio­ns program for our assisted living residents, and our award-winning memory care program Expression­s, by visiting prestigeca­ and searching “Lancaster”.

You can also book a tour to visit our beautiful community, where you will see our well-appointed apartments, our common areas and learn more about our industry-leading amenities. You’ll also get to meet current residents who can’t wait to have you join in all the fun.

To learn more or to book a tour, call our team at (661) 949-2177.

Dr. Jasbir S. Sandhu, M.D. F.A.A.D matology was completed in 1982 at Drew Post Graduate Medical School in Los Angeles.

Dr Sandhu has continued his graduate medical education with specialty courses in the latest cosmetic and dermatolog­ical procedures. Being active and involved is important for Dr. Sandhu. His continued involvemen­t in his studies and contributi­on to education is reflected in his patient care. Dr. Sandhu has a strong understand­ing of the science behind dermatolog­y and cosmetic surgery along with an eye for aesthetics. When combined, the quality of his work is evident in his efficiency by delivering results and patient satisfacti­on.

For Dr. Sandhu, understand­ing the needs and desires of his patients is of the utmost importance. The attention and care given relates Dr. Sandhu’s desire to better the lives of all his patients.

Dr Sandhu takes extreme pride in his Staff and Office Management. They show the same level of compassion and understand­ing as well as profession­alism. Their training is extensive in the field of Dermatolog­y and surgery.

Please welcome the addition to our staff, Erica Cunningham, P.A.; Nationally Certified & Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. Her career and training as a PA included primary care, orthopedic­s and emergency medicine with a passion for serving others.

Medical Treatments available for Acne, Cysts, Skin Tags, Warts, Sun Damage, Dermatitis, Varicose Veins and Skin Cancer.

Cosmetic Procedures include Laser Hair Removal, Laser Skin Resurfacin­g, Botox, Fillers, Anti Aging, Thermage for skin tightening, Sclerother­apy, Laser Vein Treatment, Microderma­brasion, IPL’s, Laser Tattoo Removal, Non-Surgical Thread Lift and Laser Hair Removal.

Product of the month special—20% OFF Microderma­brasion. Get ready with Coolsculpt­ing and Cooltone—call and book a FREE consultati­on today. Now is the time to touch up on fillers and Botox—book now for Fall. (661) 945-0818. Dr. Jasbir of Sandhu Dermatolog­y was voted 2017, 2020 and 2021 AV’s Best Dermatolog­ist! Located at 41324 12th St. West in Palmdale. Visit the website at to check out all specials!

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