Category Archives: Senior Living

What to Know About Financing Senior Living

Financing Senior Living

For seniors, one of the greatest concerns is how to finance life after retirement. Where to live, how to enjoy life and how to pay for it top the list for many. There are many ways to go about preparing for financing your senior years, as well as many misperceptions that can throw a wrench […]

The Many Faces of Senior Memory Loss

Memory Loss

Memory loss is often considered just a part of aging. For some seniors, occasionally being “forgetful” is annoying and frustrating, but it’s manageable. For others, it’s a sign that there may be something serious going on. Because memory loss can have many causes, it’s important to understand what’s normal and what’s not when it comes […]

Simple Ways for Seniors to Stay Active Every Day

Active Seniors

For many seniors, living life to the fullest means making the most of every day by staying active physically and engaged mentally. Now that summer is almost over, many opportunities for staying active may soon be gone as well. As autumn rolls in, with winter not far behind, now’s a great time for active seniors […]

4 Ways to Make the Most of Fall’s Harvest for Better Senior Health

Summers Harvest

Summer is over, but that means there is an incredible bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables available. These wonderful offerings are not only tasty but very good for better senior health and improved diets. Try these easy ways for making the most of summer’s harvest and all its goodness before it’s gone! #1 Check out […]

Dating After 65: Finding Love in Senior Living

Dating After 65

Is dating in your golden years different from when you were young? In a word, yes! Not only do people change, how we live changes too. If you’re single and living in a senior living community, before you jump headfirst into the dating scene, take a look at how dating is different now after 65. […]

How to Plan a Move to Senior Living When You’re Over 65

How to plan a move

Moving is stressful and for people over 65 it can be much harder than it was decades ago. Not only are most seniors not quite as strong as they once were, they also have accumulated much more “stuff” that has to be moved or let go of. But with a little planning and common sense, […]

Considering a Move to Senior Living after Losing Your Spouse?


The death of a spouse is traumatic at any age, but for seniors, it can be especially difficult. After decades of sharing life and all its challenges together, everything is now on the surviving spouse’s shoulders, including making decisions about where to live. Before jumping into a move after losing a spouse, seniors should understand […]

Paying for Senior Living: Is a Reverse Mortgage for you?

Reverse Mortgage

There are many ways for older adults to fund retirement, and one that has seen a lot of commercial time lately is the reverse mortgage. It sounds simple: just convert some of the equity in your mortgage to cash. But in fact, a reverse mortgage can be complicated and may not be the best choice […]

Downsizing to Senior Living: Letting Go of Your Belongings as You Age

Letting Go of Belongings

Retirement means less work and more time for yourself and all the things you want and love to do. But it often also means it’s time for downsizing and letting go of possessions that you have accumulated, but no longer serve a purpose – especially if you’re making a move to a senior living community. […]

Steps to Maintaining Brain Health as We Age


Many people are concerned about developing dementia as they age, but according to the World Health Organization, “dementia is not a normal part of aging.” While most seniors do experience some level of memory loss or other cognitive declines, there are steps seniors can take to minimize it and even lower the risk of dementia. […]