Traci Jacobsen Promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing

“You have come to know Traci Jacobsen as our Director of Community Relations. Now, at Clarendale of Chandler, we’re proud to announce her new role—leading our sales and marketing efforts,” says Ryan Duve, Executive Director. An Arizona Native—Naturally Committed to Seniors Jacobsen explains, “I’m a proud Arizona native—born and raised in the Valley of the… Continue reading Traci Jacobsen Promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing

Our Favorite Emotional Wellness Apps for Seniors

Most of us appreciate the importance of physical wellness both now and as we age. Intellectual wellness too has garnered more attention as we learn about the effects aging can have on our cognitive functions. But what many of us never consider is our emotional wellness and our ability to reduce anxiety, boost happiness, and… Continue reading Our Favorite Emotional Wellness Apps for Seniors

2021 and Beyond: The Future of Senior Living

Predicting the future has always been a risky business. Ancient oracles whose predictions turned out to be false didn’t last long. TV meteorologists who forecast floods and snow days that never happen see their ratings fall. So while we’ve identified four senior living trends for 2021 and beyond, don’t throw us into a volcano if… Continue reading 2021 and Beyond: The Future of Senior Living

Why Senior Living Communities are Adopting the Montessori Method for Memory Care

Adapting the Montessori Approach to Dementia Like many, you may have heard about the Montessori Method but not know what it is or what makes it so different from other approaches to teaching. And that’s okay. All you really need to know is that after a century in practice, it has a proven record of… Continue reading Why Senior Living Communities are Adopting the Montessori Method for Memory Care

The Benefits of Walkable Neighborhoods: Why Choose a Senior Living Community for Retirement

Senior Living Neighborhoods Are the Model of the Future. You have a lot of options when it comes to where you live. In fact, where you make your home is one of the most personal and most important decisions you might make in your life. It’s especially important as you evaluate your senior living options.… Continue reading The Benefits of Walkable Neighborhoods: Why Choose a Senior Living Community for Retirement

The Best Pets for Seniors in Independent Living

The Importance of Picking the Right Pets for Seniors No matter what age you are (or feel), bringing a pet into your home and heart provides many physical and emotional benefits. The right pet can actually help reduce stress, increase physical activity and even supply unconditional love. These benefits are even more important for seniors.… Continue reading The Best Pets for Seniors in Independent Living

Why You Shouldn’t Stop Your Assisted Living Search in Uncertain Times

Don’t let uncertain times stop your search for assisted living. If you or someone in your family is considering an assisted living apartment or assisted living facility — you shouldn’t allow uncertainty to slow or stop your efforts to choose the best assisted living community. Why? For one thing, the clock is ticking on preserving… Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Stop Your Assisted Living Search in Uncertain Times

The Importance of Intergenerational Activities in Seniors.

There was a time when the young and the old naturally co-existed. It wasn’t unusual for multiple generations to live together in the same household or neighborhood, or just a short drive away. They cared for one another and shared in responsibilities, activities and the joys and sorrows of everyday life. Today, many families are… Continue reading The Importance of Intergenerational Activities in Seniors.

Evaluating Your Senior Living Options: Rental Communities

If you’ve been considering a senior living community for yourself or a loved one, you’ve probably noticed that the options are vast and vary. It can seem a bit overwhelming. Where do you even start? A good place to begin is by looking at two of the most popular choices – Life Plan Communities (also known as… Continue reading Evaluating Your Senior Living Options: Rental Communities