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2021 Retirement Trends: Why Seniors Are Choosing College Towns

2021 Retirement Trends: Why Seniors Are Choosing College Towns You might not think that a town full of college students would be an ideal place for retirement. But college towns have a lot going for them that seniors find attractive: a rich arts and cultural scene; high-level sporting events; intellectually challenging classes and guest lectures; … Continued

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How Life Plan Communities Boost Resilience, Emotional Wellness, and Life Satisfaction

2021 was the third year of the comprehensive five-year Age Well Study from the Mather Institute. The ultimate goal of this study is to understand more about the impact living at a Life Plan Community has on residents’ overall health and quality of life over time. To compile Year 3 results, researchers interviewed 4,191 residents … Continued

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The Big Benefits of Meditation for Seniors

If you’re looking for holistic methods to improve your overall health, you’ll likely explore what types of exercise are right for your body, what foods to incorporate into your diet to support your immune system, and how to build and maintain meaningful relationships. All these avenues can lead to improved health, but you may also … Continued

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» Caregiver Support, Diagnosis and Level of Care, Senior Residential Options

How Respite Care Can Be Used to Test Drive Assisted Living

Moving your parents or loved one to assisted living is a decision that requires a lot of thought and research. There are so many different aspects of an assisted living community to consider that without visiting communities, there’s no real way to know if it meets all your requirements, or if you, your parents or … Continued

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» Diagnosis and Level of Care, Lifestyle

Is Your Retirement Community Transgender-Friendly? Here Are Some Questions to Ask

Although data varies, it’s estimated there are currently 3 million LGBT Americans ages 50+, a number projected to grow to 7 million by 2030. These adults face unique challenges as they age. A SAGE (Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders) fact sheet reports that LGBT seniors are twice as likely to … Continued

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Senior Living Gives Seniors and Adult Children Peace of Mind

Children — even adult children — turn to their parents for support. They see their parents as caregivers, and it’s often a surprise when the roles become reversed. Seemingly out of the blue, sons and daughters notice their parents slowing down. They may even worry about their parents living in a house by themselves. Senior … Continued

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