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Making the Transition to Assisted Living

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

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

How Does Daylight Savings Time Affect the Body?

Alarm clock set to Daylight Savings Time on table in front of window.

Spring-forward, fall-back. We all know the saying. But did you know that this hour difference affects more than your schedule? It impacts your health, too.  As we inch closer to March 13—Daylight Savings Time (DST)—most of us in the United States are getting ready to turn our clocks ahead an hour. What we may not… Read more

American Diabetes Month 2021

Man with diabetes drinking out of water bottle outside.

In honor of November being American Diabetes Month, we wanted to help spread awareness about this condition, in addition to providing tips and resources for seniors living in our retirement communities.  Diabetes has a disproportionate effect on adults. And this condition can be both debilitating and challenging to manage the older we get. Therefore, it’s… Read more

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