Only 21% of Americans have talked with a loved one about their funeral. Pre-planning is key and can help alleviate stress for the surviving family, save money and allow the chance for a proper and memorable send-off. Here are some factors you and your loved one should consider.
Residents and staff at our Capital Senior Living communities around the nation are coming together on The Longest Day to raise more than $50,000 on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association. A few of the activities include karaoke nights, cupcake decorating competitions and potted plant sales. See how you can get involved in raising funds and awareness for this disease.
With extra time on their hands, seniors may find it beneficial to look into volunteering in their community. From maintaining forests to working with at-risk kids, there are a variety of ways older adults can do good and feel good at the same time.
They say “with age comes wisdom,” but the youth of today can provide many benefits to seniors. It’s time to start building an intergenerational relationship — whether it’s with your grandkids or community members. Volunteering your time to younger generations can be truly rewarding.