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
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
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
As you or your loved one research senior living communities, you’ll quickly discover that most stress their approach to wellness for living a healthier, longer life. You’ll hear a lot about opportunities for physical activities, proper nutrition, lifelong learning, programs and classes. But did you know that environmental wellness for seniors is just as important?… Continue reading Why Environmental Wellness Matters When Choosing a Retirement Community.
We don’t fear the unknown; what we fear is losing the known. If you’re like most seniors, you want to retain as much freedom and self-direction as you can. You already know what you like and how you want to live. To many older adults, maintaining independence is their number one priority. CLICK HERE to… Continue reading How Moving to a Retirement Community Can Help Seniors Feel More Independent
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There are a lot of myths out there about senior living communities. And if your only experience with a community was from several decades ago, some myths may seem easy to believe. The truth is, society has changed its ideas about aging, and senior living communities have changed right along with it. This post will… Continue reading Debunking Senior Living Myths
A Community of Individuals: 2020 Senior Living Trends Baby boomers are set to become some of the most educated, savvy and individualistic seniors the industry has seen. 2020 will see a popularity spike for products, services and even community locations that enable older adults to retain more control over their surroundings and daily activities. Technology… Continue reading 2020 Senior Living Trends
Deciding where to retire takes more consideration than opening a map, closing your eyes, and letting your finger be your guide. But no matter where you end up, your destination should put a smile on your face and a gleam in your eye, says Steve Gurney, founder of The Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook. “And… Continue reading Retire to a Community You Love by Ensuring it Matches Your Interests.
Long-distance caregiving comes with its own unique challenges, whether you live an hour, a state line or even an entire continent away. As a caregiver for a parent, you’re responsible for the decisions that impact both their life and your own. The stress of this responsibility can be high, along with the guilt of feeling… Continue reading How to be a Long-Distance Caregiver for an Aging Parent