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The Importance of Community As We Age

Building Mental Well-being through Socialization and Community. These days, it’s difficult to talk about the importance of socialization and community as we age without discussing the elephant in the room—the social pause we’re all experiencing due to COVID-19. Distancing and self-isolation, along with mask mandates, hand-washing, and disinfecting are helping to keep everyone well. However,…
October 30, 2020
Senior Living

How To Make The Most Of Intergenerational Relationships

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2040, the estimated number of adults over the age of 65 in the United States will grow to more than 60% from 2016—just four years ago! More than 80 million seniors will account for nearly a quarter of the country's total population. By 2035, older adults will outnumber…
February 28, 2020
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Maintenance-Free Living Benefits

The size of the single-family home has changed dramatically over the years. Analysis conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports that, in 1950, the average home size was 983 square feet—historically, the norm for most of us over the years. NAHB data for the first quarter of 2019 reported the average home…
January 31, 2020
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Cultivate community through diversity

Those you share each day with—family, neighbors, church friends, social groups, the guys you meet for coffee—make up a “community,” no matter the size. They offer relationships and great opportunities to learn, engage, grow, and be thankful for differing cultures, customs, traditions, and beliefs. Take advantage of the gifts you get from your personal communities…
December 31, 2019
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Memory Care Signs & Solutions

One day, you find your wallet in the freezer. Or you’ve misplaced your car keys. Maybe you can’t remember the name of your long-time, next-door neighbor. You chalk it up to “a senior moment,” or temporary “brain drain.” Then, you stop and think—could this be memory loss? To avoid seeming trite, most people would confess…
November 21, 2019
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Onsite Innovative Care Services

Onsite health care CLINICS in senior living communities Although the concept is certainly not new, the idea of convenient, in-house clinics within a senior community is becoming more and more popular—and essential—as baby boomers age. What’s more, recent studies show that offering primary care on-site in a residential setting reduces hospital readmissions, as well as…
October 25, 2019

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