In the last decade or so, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Age Wave, a consulting firm specializing in issues related to aging, have co-launched a variety of studies to learn more about the goals, attitudes, and desires of today’s retirees. In a 2013 study, one of the most commonly expressed wishes among seniors was a yearning to leave a legacy—and not just of the real estate or monetary kind. 75% of respondents said that it was important for them to be able to pass along their values and life lessons.
There’s More in Common than You Think.
Although there’s a gap in generations, today’s seniors and millennials share a similar desire to downsize, declutter, and simplify their homes and finances.… Read More
According to US News, a new study found that seniors who regularly take walks may experience benefits specifically related to brain health and cognition. The study found that adults over the age of 60 years old struggling with memory issues were better able to focus and process information if they walked more than 4,000 steps in one day, or roughly two miles. Check out the article for more information, and be sure to consult your physician prior to beginning any exercise regimen.… Read More
As 2017 comes to a close, the residents and staff at Sagewood are thankful for the many fortunes that were experienced this year. A close-knit community located in Phoenix, Arizona, Sagewood’s devotion to health and well-being are among residents’ favorite attributes. This year also brought some exciting changes to the community, as well as the continuation of many beloved programs and activities.… Read More
The Health Care Navigator is a compassionate member of our community that provides residents with assistance concerning the full scope of health care services. From developing unique meal and exercise plans to scheduling appointments and transportation, the Health Care Navigator handles health care logistics and planning so that each resident can focus on his or her health. Check out the infographic below for some details about the types of services the Health Care Navigator provides, and contact us to learn more.… Read More