Is an Independent Living Community the Right Choice for You?

Are you ready to remove the hassle of lawn care, home maintenance, and daily chores? If your answer is yes, it may be time to consider moving into an independent living community. An independent living community can be a new home that offers much-needed freedom and plenty of social activities while eliminating the burden of everyday tasks. You’re not alone.

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How Independent is an Independent Living Community?

There comes a time when aging adults no longer want the responsibilities of lawn care, household chores, and upkeep. When many reach this point, the conversation regarding an independent or assisted living community begins. But what is the difference between the two, and how much freedom will you have at an independent living community? By moving into an independent living

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How to Determine if Assisted Living Would Be Helpful for Your Loved One

As we age, choosing to move into assisted living can be very beneficial as these communities offer around the clock care, services, amenities, and activities to help improve an aging individual’s quality of life. Many aging adults want to continue living independently and caring for themselves. However, moving into assisted living will make life easier and allow your loved one

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How to Start the Difficult Conversation About Assisted Living

Starting the conversation with your parent or loved one about senior care options can be emotional and difficult. Unfortunately, there’s not necessarily a universal sign for when it’s the right time — which can make the discussion even more challenging. There are, however, some signals that may point towards senior living as a viable and preferable alternative to living alone.

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Why a Social Community is a Must for Seniors

We all know the benefit of aging adults staying physically active, like assisting with chronic pain, helping recover from an injury, improving emotional well-being, and even delaying or preventing some illnesses. So, why do so many independent living communities and assisted living facilities place such a significant focus on social activities? Well, humans are social beings, and just because we

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Independent vs. Assisted Living

Exploring new living arrangements for yourself or aging loved one can be a bit overwhelming. You want what’s best — which means you’re likely searching high and low to discover the best possible fit. You’re likely going to run into various types of senior care options, housing, and living situations that you may not fully understand. We’re going to help

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Finding your fit in senior living

Choices of where to live from ASHA on Vimeo. Noticing that your aging loved one may need more assistance than you realized? These testimonials from the American Seniors Housing Association show the amazing impact that assisted living has had on these seniors. From little things like taking out the trash to larger help like care for those with cognitive challenges,

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5 Sources Older Americans Use to Pay for Senior Living

Ask any older American and it is a question that is on their mind.  If I need it, how do I pay for senior living and/or long-term care? We take a look at 5 options for doing just that. Private Funds Government Programs Long-Term Care Insurance Veteran’s Benefits – Aid and Attendance Life Settlements Private Funds Fact is, most people

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How do I start planning my move?

As you begin to prepare for your move to a senior living community, there are several ways to make this a smoother transition for you and your family. One thing is certain – it’s never too early to start the downsizing process. If you’re moving from a home to an independent living apartment or assisted living space, it’s likely you

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