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Helpful Resources for Managing Money After Retirement

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Whether you’re still living in your long-term home or are considering moving into an independent living community, life after retirement is meant to be enjoyable. You’ve spent numerous years in your career, and now it’s time to enjoy the activities and hobbies you love most. However, effective money management is a necessary skill to master so you can live fully

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Purpose Behind the Plate: Culinary Expert Finds Her Missing Ingredient in Senior Living (Featuring Dessert Recipes)

At New Perspective, we believe meals are the most important social events of the day. Food brings people together, which is why we put so much emphasis on providing great meals and finding talented individuals to prepare them. Meet Jenni Young One of the key players in our Woodland Terrace community kitchen in Danville, Indiana is culinary director Jenni Young.

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10 Questions To Ask a Potential Assisted Living Facility

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There are so many considerations to make when choosing the right assisted living community for you or your loved one. It can be difficult, as choosing the right path for the future comes with many questions and concerns. When you or an aging loved one can no longer live on their own, it may be time to look at assisted

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New Perspective Expands to Indiana

Woodland Terrace by New Perspective. Senior living in Indiana.

Three new senior living communities add to a growing portfolio MINNETONKA, Minn., Nov. 10, 2021 — For more than 20 years, New Perspective has helped older adults Live Life on Purpose® across the Midwest. Now, the company is proud to announce its continued growth and arrival into Indiana with Purpose First Partners, a venture between New Perspective and Boldt Capital. The transaction consists of three

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Assisted Living: The Transition and Move

Any move, whether it be to a college dorm, a new city, or just a new house across town, can be stressful and emotional. There are memories and familiarity attached to places we live, especially if we’ve lived there for many years. For many aging adults and their families who decide that it would be helpful to move to an

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The Average Cost of Assisted Living

As you consider independent or assisted living for your loved one, details such as on-site medical care, meal plans, and yearly costs may impact your decision. If your loved one decides to move into an assisted living community, there is a financial commitment involved. The good news is that the monthly and yearly costs go towards valuable and rewarding social

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Managing Sleep Issues for Your Aging Parent

A good night’s sleep helps our memory, immune system, and energy levels. As people age, sleeping patterns fluctuate. Regular changes include falling asleep and waking up earlier and experiencing less deep sleep. However, many aging adults also experience abnormal sleep patterns which can interfere with their quality of life. Sleep issues are often frustrating and exhausting, and if your loved

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Financial Planning for Independent Living

Many people have goals and dreams for their retirement. Maybe you want to retire to the mountains, somewhere warm, or stay close to family. Perhaps you are eager to fill your days with new hobbies, volunteering, or relaxation. Retirement offers a host of exciting new opportunities, including moving to an independent living community. Retiring requires careful financial planning for travel,

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Dementia: Understanding the Importance of Senior Sensory Stimulation

The five senses of smell, taste, hearing, seeing, and touching are how we experience the world. While our senses help us navigate our surroundings, we sometimes take them for granted. However, as we all age, our senses slowly deteriorate and shift, making it even more essential to find stimulating activities to enjoy. Senior sensory stimulation is one of the best

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Innovative Senior Living Community in Arden Hills Breaks Ground

Rendering of New Perspective Arden Hills building and parking lot in front

The 146-unit building will include top-notch amenities to help older adults thrive MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 13, 2021—For more than 20 years, New Perspective has helped older adults across the Midwest Live Life on Purpose®. A new 192,000-square-foot community in Arden Hills, Minn. will provide opportunities for more older adults to experience this way of life. The new community will provide memory care, assisted

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