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July 28, 2023
Best Cell Phones & Plans for Seniors
Cellphones are a ubiquitous part of life; we’re either on our phones or they’re right by our side. It would be difficult to find someone without a cellphone, as 97 percent of Americans now own one of some kind, according to the Pew Research Center. With so many cellphones and so many cell phone service […]
July 14, 2023
Senior Moving Checklist & Tips
Planning a big move to a new home can be both exciting and overwhelming. Luckily, we’re experts at making the move to a senior living community feel like smooth sailing. The easiest transitions start with a checklist and an understanding of the available senior moving services in your area. Moving Checklist for Seniors The best […]
May 3, 2023
What is Independent Living?
Independent living communities, also known as retirement communities, are a senior housing option designed with the active adult in mind. They are often a good fit for older adults seeking freedom from the burdens of homeownership such as home maintenance and repairs because housekeeping tasks and maintenance chores are handled by the independent living community […]
February 15, 2023
What is the Aid and Attendance Benefit for Veterans?
When it comes to financing senior care, older adults are often unaware of how many financial options there are that can help. From life-settlement funds to bridge loans, there are a variety of programs designed to make it easier to finance senior care. One benefit that is often overlooked was created for veterans and their surviving spouses. It is the Pension with Aid and Attendance Benefit and is commonly referred to as the Aid and Attendance for Veterans Benefit.
September 8, 2023
How Senior Living Communities Can Help Kinless Seniors Thrive
Nearly one million older Americans are considered kinless, meaning they lack a spouse, partner, children, or siblings. Some seniors may wonder who will care for them as they age in the absence of a family support structure. Kinless seniors often have to explore alternative solutions to ensure their well-being as they age. In this article: […]
August 18, 2023
How To Do a Multigenerational Family Vacation
The holidays are a great time of year for an inter-generational family vacation. It gives everyone a time to strengthen bonds and build memories to last a lifetime. Whether you are planning a few days away or a long trip, you’ll want to make sure you consider the needs of everyone in the family.
August 11, 2023
9 Fun Outdoor Activities for Seniors
Life is a journey that is always changing. As you get older staying active becomes essential to your vitality and joy. One of the best ways to stay active is to find fun outdoor activities for seniors. Getting in touch with the great outdoors not only keeps your body moving, but also offers you mental […]
June 23, 2023
Signs of PTSD in the Elderly
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric condition that can affect people of all ages, including older adults, who have experienced or been a witness to a traumatic event or set of circumstances. It’s a complex disorder that can be physical or emotional and create a negative impact on a person’s mental health and quality […]
June 9, 2023
What is Respite Care? Everything You Need to Know About Respite Care Services
What is Respite Care? Respite care is a short-term care option for older adults primarily at assisted living communities who require assistance with daily activities. Lasting from a few days to a few months, respite care offers family caregivers a chance to attend to personal needs and other responsibilities knowing their parent or loved one […]
May 22, 2023
The Top 10 Senior Travel Tips
Whether you’re a seasoned globe trotter or you’ve waited until after you’ve retired to enjoy your first big trip, travel needs and preferences can change significantly as we get older. Travel is a great opportunity for seniors to explore new places, experience different cultures, and connect with loved ones. Traveling to places both near and […]
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