Category Archives: Retirement Communities

4 Spring Activities for Seniors

If you are one of millions across the country who endured a harsh winter season, the warmth and beauty of spring is surely a welcome sight. In fact, the National Institute of Health says that, regardless of age or physical limitations, getting outside and taking in some fresh air and sunshine can improve cognitive function… Read More »

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Heart Healthier

Did you know that your heart beats over 100,000 times per day?  Since the most important muscle in your body is working that hard for you, don’t you think you owe it a little TLC?  Here are five things you can do to make your heart happy. Pay attention to your diet You’ve heard this… Read More »

Tips For Making Healthy Food Choices As You Age

As you grow older you may find that, even though your diet has not changed, you are gaining weight or feeling sluggish.  Part of this has to do with the fact that your metabolism slows as you age. This means that, while your body may require an increase in specific nutrients to keep things running… Read More »

5 Ways for Seniors to Build New Friendships

Retirement is a wonderful thing!  Being afforded the time to see and do things you always wanted to do but never had the time for is extremely enjoyable and rewarding.  Part of retirement involves meeting new people and making new friends – and this can be challenging for some seniors.  Here are five ways you… Read More »

Helping Your Loved Ones Leave a Legacy

As they age, seniors can find it a particularly difficult task to keep their lives in order.  Their possessions and memories increase over time and the desire to leave a legacy behind for loved ones can be a strong one.  In fact, when selling a home and relocating to a retirement community, the issue of… Read More »

Unpacking the True Costs of Home Maintenance

If you are a senior citizen trying to decide between downsizing to a smaller home and moving to a retirement community, you’ll want to be aware of the maintenance and repair costs associated with home ownership.  When these additional expenses are figured into your overall budget, you may be surprised at how affordable senior living… Read More »