The Senior Loneliness Epidemic Continues Post-Pandemic

Although COVID may never be completely gone, many aspects of life have returned to our pre-pandemic “normal.” A recent poll shows that this normalcy includes levels of loneliness reported by seniors. Yet these latest statistics around senior loneliness are still nothing to celebrate, according to experts. Quantifying senior loneliness The January 2023 National Poll on [...]

By |2024-06-22T09:24:33-04:00April 10th, 2023|

The Value of Community at a CCRC

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Bishop Spencer Place (BSP), a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or life plan community) in Kansas City, Missouri, for a marketing event. In addition to many prospects, there were a few current residents in attendance, and following the event, one of them—let’s call her Mrs. Smith—came up [...]

By |2023-08-03T09:42:04-04:00July 22nd, 2019|

Making Meaningful Use of Seniors’ Time & Talents

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others. — Mahatma Gandhi It’s a refreshing bright spot in an oftentimes-bleak news landscape to learn about the ways that people are making a positive difference in the world around them. A story caught my eye this week about a group [...]

By |2023-08-03T09:42:26-04:00April 8th, 2019|

Cultivating Community: How One CCRC Is Tackling the Food Desert Issue

I have shared with you before the value of intergenerational programs at continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, or life plan communities). These initiatives bring together diverse age groups, allowing younger people to benefit from the wisdom of their seniors and giving the seniors an invigorating dose of youthful energy. myLifeSite’s own research shows that prospective [...]

By |2023-08-04T20:10:34-04:00July 2nd, 2018|
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