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Why Single Seniors Thrive in Retirement Communities

As baby boomers continue to swell the ranks of seniors, the number of older adults who live alone is also on the rise. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies, single seniors head 42% of the households in which adults are age 65 and older. And that number is expected to increase dramatically over …

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How to Find a Senior Living Community That Fits Your Lifestyle

There may have been a time when retirement communities were fairly similar. If you’d seen one, you’d seen them all. But that’s no longer the case. Today’s senior living communities tend to be unique, offering amenities and services tailored to a particular lifestyle. So how can you go about finding a retirement community that suits …

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What to Look for in a Memory Care Community

Moving a loved one with dementia into a memory care community is a big step. It’s natural to have misgivings about your decision, even as you recognize that your loved one will benefit from the specialized, round-the-clock care they’ll receive. Knowing that you’ve chosen the best possible memory care neighborhood can set your mind at …

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8 Best Independent Living Services & Amenities to Know About

If you’re pondering a move to independent living, you probably already know about the appealing, maintenance-free lifestyle that gives you more time to pursue your favorite activities. What’s more, the right senior living community will have amenities and services that can truly elevate your experience of retirement. As you explore retirement communities, you may already …

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How to Find the Right Apartment Size

Moving to a senior living community is a chance to revitalize your life. You’ll be enjoying maintenance-free living, making new friends, and engaging in new pursuits, and you’ll want your new home to fit your new lifestyle. While you might expect senior apartment floor plans to have a cookie cutter similarity, many retirement communities offer …

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Perfect Wellness Activities for Assisted Living Residents

Moving to assisted living offers many advantages for older adults who need a helping hand. Maintenance-free living liberates you from household responsibilities that have become burdensome or difficult. Round-the-clock staff can help with any daily self-care tasks that have become challenging. What’s more, the ideal senior living community embraces a culture of wellness, creating a …

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Financial Benefits of Lifecare in Senior Living

If you’re starting to entertain the idea of moving into a retirement community, you may be surprised to discover that there’s an extraordinary variety in senior living options. With all those choices, how do you choose a desirable community that makes sense financially? The answer is actually quite simple. Choose a community that offers lifecare. …

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Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Moving into Independent Living

A funny thing happens when you reach retirement age – despite your status as a senior citizen, you don’t feel old. In fact, you’re probably rarin’ to go, ready to embark on new adventures and to enjoy your newfound freedom. If you think about senior living communities at all, you may consider them an option …

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Why Orlando, FL, Is the Perfect City for Seniors to Retire

When you think about retirement, how do you set the scene? Do you picture yourself bundled in a parka navigating icy streets or do you imagine brighter possibilities? If you’re wanting a retirement lifestyle filled with sunny weather and fun-filled activities, senior living in Orlando, Florida, offers the perfect setting. Here’s why: Sunshine Is Good …

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Why Should You Choose Assisted Living at a CCRC?

So, you’ve decided that the extra help available in an assisted living community is the solution you or a loved one have been looking for. Your next step is to find the best possible option. As you look for the ideal community, it can be helpful to know about the unique advantages of assisted living …

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