Your source for senior living knowledge in Greenville.

If you’re looking for a one-stop resource on all things senior living in Greenville, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find helpful articles on living choices, lifestyle and wellness, health care and more. We’re always adding to our collection and posting the latest news so you can stay up to date and in the know. To stay connected, sign up to receive blog posts in your inbox.



What Are the Advantages of Senior Living Communities Since COVID-19?

It’s been a long, challenging 15 months since the first case of COVID-19 appeared in Washington state. Although we’re not out of the woods yet, the future looks much brighter today than it did just a few months ago. The vaccine rollout has helped. We also know much more about how the virus is spread …

Read More

Why Choose an Over 55 Community?

“Senior living is only for ‘old’ people.” “I’ll lose my independence.” “There’s nothing to do.”  Have you heard these common misperceptions? If your only experience with retirement communities was decades ago, you may believe that they’re synonymous with nursing homes. In reality, senior living communities are more like resorts than anything else. Just as society’s …

Read More

Benefits of Swimming for Seniors

Why Seniors should consider swimming Everybody knows that exercise is good for you. But as we grow older, we tend to exercise less. One reason is that our bodies start showing signs of wear and tear. Going for a run isn’t as fun as it used to be if your joints ache. Hopping on a …

Read More

Best Places to Take Your Dog in Greenville, SC

Why People Love Dogs: Humans and dogs have lived side by side for approximately 10,000 years, and this unique interspecies relationship shows no sign of diminishing. In fact, living with a dog has been proven to provide substantial physical and mental benefits. Research states that interactions with dogs encourage us to be more physically active, …

Read More

Senior Living Communities Offer Healthy Lifestyles for Residents with Diabetes

Residents at Rolling Green Village, a Life Plan Community in Greenville, SC., also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), are rarely looking to slow down. They’re vibrant people with rich lives and varied interests, and with the right community support, they can manage complex challenges like living with diabetes. Diabetes in elderly people …

Read More

Find a New Hobby in Retirement: How to Start Painting

How and Why to Start Painting as a Senior When Gustav Klimt said, “Art is a line drawn around your thoughts,” he beautifully summarized why many seniors benefit from the creative arts in their retirement years. Too many people feel they don’t know “how to paint,” and that keeps them from trying. But regardless of …

Read More

Rolling Green Village Residents Build and Launch Rockets

Ready. Set. Launch. This year small rockets soared 500 feet above the Greenville city limits. The rockets were created by Rolling Green Village’s Rocket Club. Resident Ed Beck, aka Rocket Man, started the club in 2018. This retired physical science teacher has always loved rockets and space. He built his first rocket in the 1970s …

Read More

Greenville Retiree Strikes a Chord Building Mountain Dulcimers

Tom Jones likes knowing he can take a piece of wood that would have otherwise been cut up or discarded and turn it into an object that produces beautiful music. For the last 45 years, Tom has been crafting mountain dulcimers by hand. This Rolling Green Village resident has built upwards of 40 dulcimers, each …

Read More

Talking to Your Aging Parents About Changes

Is it time to have “The Talk” with your aging parents? Tips, advice and a checklist to talk to your aging parents about their health changes. When Peg Bell retired recently, she didn’t expect she’d immediately get a new job: taking care of her 83-year-old mom, Norma. Norma had lived alone on the family farm …

Read More