December 21, 2017

What Seniors Should Know About the Winter Blues


When fall and winter roll around, it’s not uncommon for people to get a little blue. You or someone you know may feel more tired, unmotivated, and sad -- but just because it happens every year doesn’t mean it’s normal. What’s commonly known as...

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December 14, 2017

4 Tips for Active Senior Living During Winter


Regardless of whether you love or hate winter weather, sometimes going outside for some exercise is impossible during the colder months. But even when it’s chilly, staying active is a must for health and happiness. Here are four great tips for...

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December 7, 2017

How to Find the Right Memory Care Facility


It’s a difficult and stressful time when an aging loved one begins to show signs of dementia. Memory loss can be frightening and sad, but people with dementia can still live out their golden years happy and full of life, provided they receive...

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November 30, 2017

5 Ways to Keep Retirement Living Active and Fun


We all know the idyllic picture of retirement living: sitting on a porch swing overlooking the sun setting behind a placid lake, going out for a quick nine holes of golf while there’s still morning dew on the grass, reading a good novel in the...

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November 21, 2017

More than Supper: Fall Activities for Seniors on Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is full of activity: with cooking, hosting, family, and friends, the dinner itself is a lot to plan. But once the dishes are cleared from the table, what do you do to enjoy the rest of the day together? We’ve got ideas for fun,...

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November 15, 2017

Should You Stay In Your State for Retirement?

 We’ve all seen, heard, or perhaps even dreamed about the picture-perfect retirement: sunny skies, warm nights, brunch in the morning, cocktails in the evening. For retirement-aged adults after World War II, relocation to destination retirements...

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November 8, 2017

Honoring Our Veterans in Senior Living Communities


Veterans Day on November 11 is a day for the people of the United States to honor those men and women who have served our country in the armed forces. For aging and elderly veterans, the holiday is an important time to reflect on their...

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October 31, 2017

5 Fun Indoor Senior Activities

Every year, once the calendar reaches the second half of October, it becomes clear that the Midwest’s colder seasons are well and truly here. While autumn, winter, and early spring are all beautiful and fun in their own ways, getting outdoors can...

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October 30, 2017

How to Plan the Move to Assisted Living in 2018


The new year is approaching fast, and 2018 is going to be a year of change for many people. For you, it may mean the year that you or a loved one is moving to assisted living. Though the decision to move to assisted living may be bittersweet or...

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October 23, 2017

Assisted Living or Senior Home Care?


As we age, it can become difficult to maintain the quality of life we are used to without some form of assistance. But when it comes to senior care, it’s not always clear what living arrangement is best for an aging adult. With large numbers of...

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