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Senior Living – A Blog About the Primrose Lifestyle

When is it Unsafe for Loved Ones to Live at Home?

We all want our loved ones to remain safe and healthy in their retirement years.  It should be a time for them to enjoy the freedom and independence that comes as a reward for a lifetime of hard work and dedication.  According to AARP, nearly 90% of people over age 65 want to enjoy their… Read more

Senior Living Helps Prevent Negative Effects of Depression

According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, older adults lacking face-to-face contact with family and friends are at almost twice the risk of developing depression as those who see friends and family regularly.  Data collected from more than 11,000 adults age 50 and older was used in the… Read more

The Differences between Medicare and Medicaid

Senior woman talking to a friend

Many seniors, and their loved ones, share confusion over the differences between Medicare and Medicaid.  As retirement approaches, it becomes more and more important to understand your healthcare options, so that any costs associated can be included in your overall retirement planning.  Here is an explanation of each: Medicare: Medicare is a federal health insurance… Read more

5 Health Benefits of Friendships

   Everyone knows that the secret to healthy living well includes exercise and eating well. However, not everyone knows that there is another factor which is equally as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet: socialization. Again and again, scientific studies have shown that socialization can help us live longer, healthier, and happier lives…. Read more

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