As one of the leaders in helping seniors and their families across the United States and Canada find senior housing, our team of expert writers have assembled several articles to help you navigate the maze of elder care options available and find the right senior home for your elderly loved one.
Senior Living Homes
The notion of senior living homes might conjure images of sedentary gray-haired grandparents napping in rockers, but the truth is that as lifespans have increased, the concept of senior citizen is itself changing. There isn’t a single definition of senior living home, a term that covers an array of options, from independent living and active senior communities or resort homes to assisted living, continuing care, or nursing homes. Learn more about Senior Living Homes…
Five years ago after living 50 years in the old, family home, Norma Pack decided to checkout adult communities near Portland, Oregon. Now, at age 91, she is proud of her decision to stop worrying about leaky faucets and yard work and move into independent living. Pack is representative of a growing number of individuals age 50 and older, who choose to relinquish the responsibilities of the old homestead in favor of the freedom inherent in adult communities. Learn more about Adult Communities…
Choosing a Senior Living Community: Debunking Old Myths
Just because a couple has been together for 40, 50 or even 60 years doesn’t mean that individual spouses see things the same way. So, when it comes time to consider a senior living community, it is fairly typical for one spouse to be totally ready and positive about the move and the other spouse to be reluctant. Learn more about choosing a Senior Living Community…
Community Homes: Never Be Lonely Again
Without the social outlet of the workplace, retirement can feel lonely. Health or mobility challenges can intensify this feeling of isolation. Community homes are a smart solution for more and more seniors, and experts agree that regular socialization is a crucial element of healthy aging. Read more about Community Homes…
Christian Retirement Communities
We understand that faith can play a large part in deciding where and how to spend your retirement years. This is why we represent a number of Christian senior living providers s to allow seniors the option of embracing a spiritual lifestyle no matter where they choose to retire. Browse our list of Christian Retirement Communities…
The Search for Senior Housing: Joan’s Journey
Joan London is a freelance writer from Baltimore, MD, who lives in a 55+ condominium with Mia, her sweet Russian Blue rescue cat. Writing about her search for the just-right-fit senior living facility on the West Coast, her blog will explore the pros and cons, ups and downs, whys and why nots of this 67-year-old single woman’s new life journey.
Jewish Retirement Communities
Bringing together retirees with a shared faith and culture, Jewish retirement homes help seniors observe religious traditions with Shabbat services, kosher menus, celebrations for Jewish holidays and more.
The Last Stop With Margery Fridstein
Margery Fridstein is an author and retired psychotherapist specializing in child development. Margery currently lives in a continuing care retirement community outside of Denver, CO. She is chronicling her senior living experience in this monthly series.