• The Benefits of Intergenerational Activities for Seniors

    Inter-generational Activity with Senior

    Aging doesn’t automatically mean that people have to slow down. In fact for many, some days feel like life is just getting started. It’s easy for seniors to feel that way when they get to interact with people younger than themselves on a regular basis. That’s why so many senior living communities have introduced intergenerational […]

  • How Seniors in Wheelchairs Can Dress Stylishly and Comfortably

    Senior in wheelchair dressing stylishly and comfortably

    The days of ill-fitting and unfashionable wheelchair clothing for the elderly or disabled are gone, thanks to fashion designers and companies bringing adaptive clothing for seniors into the mainstream. How? By focusing equally on functionality, comfort and style. Adaptive clothing refers to garments, accessories and footwear specially designed with the dressing needs of seniors and […]

  • Senior living 101: Guide to retirement options

    With so many terms, options and styles, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to senior living. When choosing retirement options having a clear and concise understanding is crucial to making the right decision in a home. We’ve clarified common terminology when it comes to senior housing. Use this “Senior Living 101” to guide […]

  • Avoiding loneliness as you age/the importance of socialization in seniors

    The holidays are over, and what was supposed to be the most joyous time of the year may have actually been a time that represents sadness for many older adults. Memories of family members that have passed away, struggles from an illness or lack of social interaction may start to cause loneliness and isolation. The […]

  • Top nutrition tips for older adults

    As we age, our bodies change and older adults have different nutritional needs than when they were children or middle-aged adults. Gone are the days of fast metabolism, indulging in junk food and endless bouts of energy. Age-related changes can affect how your body processes food and your dietary needs, but there is no need […]

  • Five fitness tips for the new year

    January – the perfect time to re-evaluate and prioritize goals, figure out what didn’t work in the past and make New Year’s resolutions. If you are an older adult looking to live a healthier lifestyle in 2019, we’ve put together five fitness tips to help you establish realistic and attainable goals for the new year. Know […]

  • Having “the talk” with Mom and Dad

    adult child talks with senior parents about moving into senior living

    You just shared the holidays with mom and dad and you are concerned – you noticed they are having a difficult time getting around, their apartment is a mess, and while you can’t put your finger on it, they just don’t seem as “with it” as they have in the past. It may be time […]

  • Five fitness tips for the new year

    5 fitness tips for seniors

    January – the perfect time to re-evaluate and prioritize goals, figure out what didn’t work in the past and make New Year’s resolutions. If you are an older adult looking to live a healthier lifestyle in 2019, we’ve put together five fitness tips to help you establish realistic and attainable goals for the new year. Know […]

  • Senior living 101: Guide to retirement options

    What's your plan for retirement

    With so many terms, options and styles, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to senior living. When choosing retirement options having a clear and concise understanding is crucial to making the right decision in a home. We’ve clarified common terminology when it comes to senior housing. Use this “Senior Living 101” to guide […]

  • The importance of socialization in seniors

    seniors socializing on an Elder Care residence porch

    The holidays are over, and what was supposed to be the most joyous time of the year may have actually been a time that represents sadness for many older adults. Memories of family members that have passed away, struggles from an illness or lack of social interaction may start to cause loneliness and isolation. The […]

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