How Respite Care Can Be Used to Test Drive Assisted Living

Moving your parents or loved one to assisted living is a decision that requires a lot of thought and research. There are so many different aspects of an assisted living community to consider that without visiting communities, there’s no real way to know if it meets all your requirements, or if you, your parents or… Continue reading How Respite Care Can Be Used to Test Drive Assisted Living

Senior Scams & How to Protect Your Older Loved Ones

Millions of older adults fall victim to scams each year, losing substantial amounts of money they need for their retirement. In fact, scammers often target seniors in financial scams, because they expect older adults to have significant savings in their bank accounts. If your senior loved one becomes a victim of fraud, it can leave… Continue reading Senior Scams & How to Protect Your Older Loved Ones

Traveling Local in 2021: 10 Places in the US that Feel Like You’re in Europe

We can’t know what the next year will bring or what travel restrictions may be in place. But if you were looking into traveling to the best places to visit in Europe and you’re now worried you won’t make it across the pond, we’ve assembled a list of the 10 best places to visit in… Continue reading Traveling Local in 2021: 10 Places in the US that Feel Like You’re in Europe

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 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

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.

Seniors Find Joy, Freedom in Move to Quality Housing: Viral video shows value of health and wellness programs

Chandler, Arizona, June 4, 2020 — A video of a 91-year-old dancing the jitterbug has taken the internet by storm. And inspired dancers, both young and old, are showcasing their own moves on social media as part of the #dancewithjulia phenomenon. Julia Lewis, a resident of Magnolia Springs Southpointe, Indianapolis, Ind., is the unwitting star… Continue reading Seniors Find Joy, Freedom in Move to Quality Housing: Viral video shows value of health and wellness programs

Senior Care and Senior Living Technology Trends That Actually Help

We’re all intimately aware of how much technology has changed our everyday world and continues to do so at an increasing pace. And while seniors can sometimes be slower to adopt new technologies, in many ways, they may have the most potential to be helped by technological innovations. CLICK HERE to learn more about technologies… Continue reading Senior Care and Senior Living Technology Trends That Actually Help