Assisted Living

It’s Never Too Late to LEARN!

Share the Post: Do you ever wish you could go back to elementary, middle or high school? While you may cringe at the thought of going through those awkward social phases again, you may long to sit in those classes and learn the things you may not have appreciated back then. The good news is…

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Is Senior Affordable Housing Really Affordable?

Share the Post: When older adult communities list their housing as “affordable”, what does that actually mean? The term affordable generally refers to something that is reasonably priced and within the financial means of the intended consumers or target population. However, the exact definition can vary depending on context, location and the financial situation of…

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What to Consider When Moving To Assisted Living

A lot of us can relate to the unease of moving. Of all life’s experiences, it is one of the most stressful by far! If you or a loved one is moving to Assisted Living because of increased care needs, it can add even more things to your already large mental checklist. To ease this…

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The Three Important “C”s of Assisted Living

Older adults who are not aware of their changing physical, social or emotional needs may be resistant to receiving outside support, especially if a move to Assisted Living is their best option. One way to break down this resistance is to highlight the benefits of Assisted Living, which far outweigh any perceived sacrifices. Individuals residing…

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Beating the Summertime Blues

Sometimes I wonder what I’m a-gonna to do‘Cause there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues. In 1959, Eddie Cochran penned and performed this catchy song. Little did he likely realize he had coined a phrase describing a real mental/emotional issue. Known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), this form of depression is usually associated with…

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How to Make Quicker, Easier Decisions

Have you ever stood in the grocery aisle trying to decide which cereal, soup or cookie to put in your cart? Alternatively, have you felt stuck trying to choose a film to watch or purchase something online? You may be experiencing what experts call “choice overload.” This syndrome can hinder your decision-making skills and even…

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