How To Remain Living With Your Spouse When Your Spouse Needs Extra Nursing Care

In cases where your spouse is much advanced in years beyond you, your spouse has cancer or your spouse needs extra nursing care beyond what you can provide, he or she might end up in a nursing home. When you do not want to be separated from your spouse but do not want to live in a nursing home either, there are a few options that can help you stay together. [Read More]

A Checklist for Transitioning to Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities are an excellent option for providing some additional support to a loved one while allowing them to live independently. During the first few weeks of assisted living, it can be a challenge to help your parent settle into their new home. Here are some items that will make the transition easier. Visit Prior to the Move It's important to warm your parent up to the idea of the move by getting them familiar with the facility ahead of time. [Read More]

Why You Should Participate In Your Retirement Home's Scheduled Activities

Most senior living or retirement homes have a full calendar of on-site activities for their residents to participate in each month. In addition, there are often travel opportunities to events both near and far, either through the senior living facility or a city-based senior group. Why should you take part in these activities? When it comes to aging, there are numerous benefits to exercising your mind and body. The Importance of Staying Connected [Read More]

Single Seniors: Three Points To Consider When Choosing A Retirement Community

Are you a single senior who is considering moving into a retirement community? If so, you may have a mix of emotions. You may be fearful about moving at times, but you may also have moments when you are happy with your decision and anticipate finding the location. As a single person, you will need to consider whether or not you would like to continue to live alone or not. Some retirement communities have matching services available. [Read More]