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Senior Living – A Blog About the Primrose Lifestyle

Moving Parents into Assisted Living

A husband and wife staring out of window on balcony.

If living at home is starting to become an obstacle for your mom, dad, or both parents, it can be difficult to broach the subject of assisted living. After all, no one likes to hear that it might be time to sell the family home and move into a new community. At Primrose, we understand… Read more

Senior Wellness in 2022

Older man power walking outside for exercise.

Taking care of our bodies requires more than regular exercise and making sure we’re getting all the essential nutrients we need—though these are key pieces to the puzzle. Perhaps one of the best approaches to healthy living is making sure our “whole” body wellness is getting some TLC, too. What Is Whole Body Wellness? When… Read more

Easy Christmas Crafts for Seniors

Woman holding festive Christmas bulbs in her hands to make Christmas crafts for seniors.

These days it seems like homeowners, and even renters, are getting more creative and BIGGER with their holiday decor and lighting this time of year. And many choose to make these festive decor items at home vs. buying them at the store.  Whether you’re a family caregiver, or a senior looking to spruce up your… Read more

Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Parents & Grandparents

Lit Christmas tree with decorations

Trying to find the perfect gift items for loved ones is hard enough. Now, pair this with parents or grandparents who are trying to downsize their homes, and this annual task becomes a whole new challenge. Whether your loved ones are in the process of downsizing, or maybe they’ve already relocated to a retirement community,… Read more

3 Key Nutrients for Seniors

Older woman cooking nutritious meal in kitchen.

With the holidays well underway, it’s easy to get swept up in the fun festivities and overindulge a bit on too many sweets and comfort foods. Pair this with the fact that the New Year is just on the horizon—meaning you might be already thinking about how you’ll make better meal choices come January. But… 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

Assisted Living with Memory Care

Woman and care team in assisted living apartment at Primrose.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million Americans are living with this neurological disease. It’s projected that by 2050, this number will reach 13 million. Age is believed to be the biggest risk factor associated with this condition. Although a family history of Alzheimer’s may also put you at greater risk.  Quite often… Read more

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