10 Signs You’re Ready for Independent Living

Hey, it’s time to stop viewing independent living as a downhill turn in your life! Seniors who’ve made the move know that’s the furthest thing from the truth. The fact is independent living communities are filled with active, vibrant people just like you. The only difference is they made the leap. They left behind the …

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Sundowning: How Seasons Changing Affects People with Dementia

For people with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, the period between sunset and twilight can be a difficult time, one when sundowning symptoms become particularly strong. In fact, 1 in 5 people with Alzheimer’s are affected by Sundowner’s symptoms – and it can even happen to seniors who don’t suffer from dementia. In fall …

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What’s the Difference Between a CCRC and a Life Plan Community?

The senior living landscape has been evolving over the past several years, as a new generation of older adults continues to expect much more than continuing care from retirement communities. No longer are seniors willing to accept the outdated expectation to “retire, rest and rust” – they expect to remain active, vibrant and vital at …

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Live Your Best Life

Discover the possibilities when you choose to live your best life in your home. Aging is a fact of life. We might not like it, but aging doesn’t have to keep us from living our best lives. We believe in possibilities: the possibility of spending more time with loved ones, the possibility of making precious …

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How to Talk To Your Parents About Assisted Living

One of the more difficult conversations for adult children is how to talk to parents about assisted living. Very often, an aging parent is the last one to recognize or admit they need more help and that living alone is no longer safe or prudent. So what’s the best way to approach this candid talk …

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The Best Hiking Trails for Seniors in New Jersey

The wise naturalist and philosopher John Muir once said, “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” Of course, you can glimpse the world’s beauty through your car window, but there’s nothing like the breathtaking experience of taking a walk as a way of getting up close …

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The Importance of the Household Model in Memory Care

Nothing is as comforting and familiar to us as home. Our homes represent so much: They’re where we raise children and mark their growth on door frames, where we host family dinners for the holidays, and where we make a lifetime of memories. What may best illustrate the value of the Memory Care household model …

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What is the Redcord NEURAC Method in Senior Rehabilitation?

  One of the newest innovations in rehabilitation is a painless treatment called Redcord Neurac. The method is groundbreaking, but the logic is amazingly simple. Physical therapists have long realized that eliminating the effect of gravity on painful joints and muscles can do wonders for successful treatment — think of the pain relief you get …

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The Best Dog Breeds for Seniors in Independent Living

Having a dog as a companion can bring a great deal of joy and fulfillment into a senior’s life. If you’re thinking of adding a furry friend to your family, we’ve got tips on choosing the best dogs for seniors and why it makes sense to live in a dog-friendly community. Pet-friendly senior living is …

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Elevate the Look of Your One-Bedroom Apartment 

You’re moving into a one-bedroom private apartment. Congratulations! Now, how do you make it feel like home? For smart ideas on how to decorate your one-bedroom apartment, we’ve got helpful suggestions that will make small spaces feel like big living. Because while one-bedrooms may be minimal in terms of square footage, by following these design, …

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