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More Seniors are Staying Close to Home than Ever Before

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Aging is a time of change and adaptation, sometimes a bit trying, but as potentially exciting as any time in your life. Similar to leaving home for the first time to go to college, to get married or to start a job, many retirees leave home again due to medical conditions, needs for daily assistance or simply because they’re looking for a change in lifestyle. However, retirement is also about…

Find Your Bliss This Spring

In spite of some of the stereotypes that you might have seen on TV, studies have found that older people tend to actually be happier than younger people. While psychologists theorize that cognitive processes contribute to this effect—as people age, they tend to focus more on positive memories than negative ones, and they learn to let go of loss and disappointment—there’s no definitive answer…

All About CCRCs and Their Benefits

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When considering options for independent living as you get older, you have a lot of choices available to you. It’s important to understand the differences between different types of senior living communities, so that you can choose the one that’s right for you and your needs. Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are popular among those who want to maintain their independence, but who…

Your Senior Living Community and the 8 Dimensions of Wellness

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Everyone wants to stay healthy and happy for as long as they can. Luckily, with today’s modern medicine and amenities, it’s possible to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle well into your golden years, so long as you make it a point to maintain your own overall wellness. Sustaining a healthy life means more than just eating right or exercising—though those factor in, too—it means taking care of…