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Senior Living – A Blog About the Primrose Lifestyle

Making the Transition to Assisted Living

Older married couple in embrace as they contemplate transitioning to assisted living.

Life is filled with exciting milestones. From buying your first home and raising kids to watching your children get married and start their own families. Each major life event often marks a new beginning and is cause for celebration. Yet, one important life event that doesn’t inspire the same sentiment is that moment when seniors,… Read more

Understanding How Age Impacts Eye Health

Senior man wearing glasses to improve eye health.

Just as with any part of the body, our eyes require a bit more TLC as we age. Over time, you may notice that your vision becomes weaker or that it takes longer for your eyes to adjust to changes in light levels.  These are just a few common age-related eye issues that seniors may… Read more

How to Outsmart the Summer Heat

Adult son wiping the sweat off his elderly mother's forehead from heat.

As states throughout the country continue to experience mid-to-high 90° degree days, finding ways to beat the heat is on everyone’s mind. But no one wants to spend the remainder of summer cooped up in a home with the windows closed and the AC cranked up high.  Instead, many of us would rather explore the… Read more

Retirement Home vs. Nursing Home

An elderly couple playing chess in their retirement home.

Choosing where you’ll spend your retirement years is a personal decision that depends on several factors. Maybe you find that your current home is too big to upkeep on your own. Or perhaps you’d rather live in an area that’s closer to your grandchildren, so you can watch them grow up. Whatever the reason for… Read more

What You Need to Know About Hip Replacements

A female hip replacement patient smiling in front of backyard.

It may surprise you to learn that surgical hip replacement is a very common operation performed in the United States. In fact, it’s reported that 370, 000 hip replacement procedures happen each year. As with other joints in the body, your hip (which is also a joint) is prone to natural wear and tear (as… Read more

Alzheimer’s Longest Day Event

Purple balloon against a yellow background.

Annually, on the longest day of the year, we do more than celebrate the first day of summer. We join thousands across the country to help raise funds and spread awareness to support the ongoing research and care of the Alzheimer’s Association.  You might know that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. You may… Read more

Arthritis in Seniors

Older senior woman with arthritis holding yoga mat

In honor of Arthritis Awareness Month, we wanted to share some interesting facts, resources, and lifestyle tips to help you learn more about this condition, and what you can do to find relief for yourself or a loved one. Facts about Arthritis Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans. Although it’s very common to develop… Read more

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