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    4 Myths About Brain Health and How to Stay Sharp

    What your doctor may not know, but you should

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    5 Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

    You may have been told they are bad, but new information says otherwise

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    How to Start Painting at Any Age

    3 tips from a pro on easy ways to pick up a brush and begin

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    Prepare for Surgery With Exercise and Diet

    ‘Prehabilitation’ is slowly being recognized as valuable for success after a procedure
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Living at Pleasant View offers the best in retirement living today along with a plan in place for your future. You’ll have a level of assurance and security that is truly invaluable. True peace of mind comes from knowing a full continuum of care is available on campus should you ever need it. Pleasant View is the first and only Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Ottawa—and the area’s only faith-based CCRC offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Healthcare/Skilled Nursing, Memory Support, and Physical, Occupational and Speech Rehabilitation Therapies.


Pleasant View welcomes people of all faiths, beliefs and traditions. Pledging to the letter and spirit of U. S. policy for the advancement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation, we offer options in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.