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Making a Plan Ensures Care Decisions Are Yours to Make

In today’s made-to-order world, you can customize just about anything. Want your hamburger cooked medium with no ketchup and extra pickles? You got it. Want your new car to have a gray exterior, tan leather, a sunroof, and navigation system? No problem. Hey, we want things the way we want them! And that goes for [...]

By |May 24th, 2022|

Permanent Vacation: Is ‘Serial Cruising’ the Right Senior Living Option for You?

There are so many enjoyable aspects to retirement: the leisure time and relaxation, the time spent with friends and family, the ability to travel … just to name a few. It’s almost like being on a permanent vacation! But some retirees are turning their retirement years into a literal permanent vacation. So-called “serial cruisers” live [...]

By |May 17th, 2022|

Seeing the Silver Lining: Optimism May Lengthen Your Life

Generally speaking, do you see the glass as half-full or half-empty? We all have moments of optimism or pessimism over the course of our lives, but could a more positive mindset help you live a longer, happier, healthier life? New research suggests that seeing the silver lining could actually boost overall mental and physical wellness [...]

By |May 10th, 2022|

Senior Living Communities Using Artificial Intelligence to Form Real Connections

We’ve written before about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which highlights humans’ need for love and belonging (in addition to food, water, and safety) in order to thrive. This desire for a sense of belonging includes forming connections with both individuals and our larger community. According to Maslow, when all of these human needs are met, [...]

By |May 3rd, 2022|

A Hidden Pandemic Toll: The Rise in Alcohol-Related Deaths

From time to time, we like to highlight senior living-adjacent topics that are more serious in nature — including around mental and behavioral health — in the hopes of starting important conversations that are not always easy to initiate. The past two-plus years of the pandemic have tested people in countless ways. Concerns about staying [...]

By |April 26th, 2022|

Surprising Findings Around CCRC Residents’ Pandemic Stress, Resilience

As the COVID-19 pandemic now stretches into its third year, we are closing in on a staggering 1 million American deaths. Throughout this ordeal, older people have been most severely hit by the illness. But in a cruelly ironic twist, many seniors also suffered as a result of some of the measures put in place [...]

By |April 19th, 2022|
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