Choosing whether to make the move to an Independent Living, Assisted Living or Memory Care community or hire an in-home caregiver takes consideration and a family effort. What are the benefits of each? Which option should you or your loved one choose? Here’s some expert guidance.
Countless studies have shown the benefits that can come from seniors owning a pet – from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels to combatting loneliness and depression. Explore our recommendations on the right breed, size and age that will work best for your senior loved ones in the community in which they live.
Moving can be stressful at any age because of the hassle of packing — but most importantly the need to downsize. Getting rid of valuables that you’ve accumulated over the years can be quite an emotional hurdle. Rightsizing, though, brings a new life to your belongings and gives you the freedom to enjoy your golden years.
With over 600 movies being produced each year, it can be difficult to keep up with viewing all of them. That’s why so many seniors simply revert to watching the classics — the movies they are comfortable with. But, you’d be surprised how many of today’s films take inspiration from the movies of the past. If you like one classic, we’ll share the modern equivalents that will have even your grandkids sitting down to watch with you.
The financial responsibilities of transitioning into senior living do not have to be a surprise. A number of programs offer assistance and benefits, but finding and understanding them could be a challenge. Here are some things to consider before starting the next exciting chapter of your life.