Our blog provides useful information on a range of topics including articles related to health, wellness, and travel. You’ll also see stories about interesting seniors who are fully engaged in life. We add new content often, so check back regularly to read new ideas on the topics that matter most to you.


Can Couples Live Together in an Independent Living Community?

Making the decision to move to a senior independent living community is a big life change. You’re likely downsizing from your old home, and may be moving into a different town or city. Being able to live with your partner in a new living situation will make the transition easier. Thankfully, senior living communities let …

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How to Downsize to a One-Bedroom Apartment

Many seniors balk at the thought of downsizing to an apartment, but those who’ve made the leap typically say it’s the best move they ever made. They’ve seen firsthand how freeing it is to let go of the square footage and stuff older adults no longer need or want to deal with.  Downsizing to an …

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Health Benefits of Pets for Seniors

Few things compare to the joy of coming home to a loving companion who can’t wait to see you. It feels good to have a housemate who showers you with unconditional love, is excited simply because you walked in the door, and smothers you with drooly, slobbery kisses. Yep, we’re talking about the “pawsitive” power …

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How to Know It’s Time for Memory Care for Your Aging Parent

In the United States today, more than 6 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most prevalent forms of dementia. Often, the early symptoms of dementia are signs that it’s time for memory care. But too often, they’re  dismissed as just aging. You may notice your dad repeating things or mishandling his …

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6 Signs that Signal an Older Parent Might Need Help

Sooner or later, aging parents will need some degree of help at home. But how will you know when? Many adult children simply wait for a crisis to make it plain that their parents are struggling and something has to change. This isn’t advisable for obvious reasons — home safety, the risk of falling, automotive …

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