Older adults are becoming much more aware of the importance of brain health. Just like monitoring the body’s cholesterol, blood pressure and blood glucose levels for early signs of trouble, there are similar benefits to be gained from memory screening. But if you’ve never heard of memory screening, you may be wondering what it is …Read More
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Six Tips to Keep on Living Your Best Life After Retirement You’ve probably been on social media and come across the phrase, “live your best life.” You stop mid-scroll because you’re wondering to yourself, “What does that even mean?” First, you can thank Oprah for the phrase, which she coined way back in 2005. Second, …Read More
Tips to Find the Senior Living Community, for you! Some terms don’t fully capture the variety of what they describe. Think of the terms “pickup truck” or “electric guitar.” Certainly, there’s more than just one type of each of these. There are so many different versions, in fact, that a prospective buyer will want to …Read More
Some seniors believe they shouldn’t move to senior living, retirement community until they need care, but the best time to move into a continuing care retirement community may be earlier than you think. There are a number of benefits to moving into independent living while you’re still active. First, What Is a Continuing Care Retirement …Read More
Despite the incredible progress in the assisted and senior living industry, myths and outdated stereotypes persist. We don’t want these misconceptions to keep any active adult from embracing the lifestyle benefits of independent living or the long-term care support a community can provide if a resident needs it. To help older adults make the right, …Read More
Six Tips for Virtual Holiday Celebrations Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, or Festivus, this year may look a little different from past holiday celebrations. Going home for the holidays poses a risk in the face of COVID-19. And spending a lot of time indoors with a group of people who aren’t wearing masks …Read More
From winged men on the moon to pizza with a side of conspiracy. Fake news has been around for as long as we’ve had newspapers. Back in 1835, The New York Sun ran a story about strange-looking men on the moon. The paper attributed the source to a respected Scottish astronomer who had, in fact, …Read More
You hear the term “dementia” used in different contexts, but do you know what it really means? Dementia isn’t a disease per se. It’s a term for the symptoms of cognitive impairment when the brain’s ability to think, reason and remember negatively affects daily life. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause, accounting for 60%-80% …Read More
If you haven’t noticed, there are now more than half a million podcasts available to listen to. What is a podcast? Where do you find them? Are there educational podcasts or health podcasts for seniors? What are the top-rated podcasts for 2020? Let’s find out. Informative. Educational. Entertaining. Funny. The top podcasts are all this. …Read More
Practical Tips for How to Downsize The ideas of downsizing and decluttering your home are having their moment in popular media lately, but — unlike some other trends — downsizing has real benefits, especially if you’re considering moving to a senior living community in Greenville, SC. Living with less clutter can enhance your everyday experience …Read More