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Why Socialization May Be CCRCs’ Top Selling Point Post-Pandemic

The senior living industry is experiencing an occupancy rebound following two challenging years spurred by the pandemic. But the reasons behind this rebound might surprise some. Assisted living sees a solid occupancy boost According to the latest quarterly occupancy data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC), which provides market data [...]

By |2022-07-12T08:16:07-04:00July 12th, 2022|

CCRC Life Enrichment Programs Add Extra Value During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had countless negative consequences. Over 150,000 Americans have lost their lives, and millions of others have become sick. Many people have lost their jobs and thousands are on the brink of losing their homes. It’s a stressful time for almost everyone. Caring for CCRC residents, physically and emotionally This has been [...]

By |2021-04-12T15:44:11-04:00August 3rd, 2020|

The Value of a Solid Support System During Retirement

For New Year’s, a lot of people make a resolution to improve their health. Some commit to eating a healthier diet, while others pledge to make it to the gym more often. While these steps are no doubt good for your health, it might be just as important to resolve to build and nurture your [...]

By |2021-04-12T14:23:27-04:00January 6th, 2020|

Saying Goodbye: How a CCRC Helps Residents Grieving the Loss of a Spouse

The death of a spouse or partner is one of the most difficult losses a person can suffer. The person you have shared your life with, raised a family with, weathered ups and downs with leaves a tremendous void when they are no longer with you. Dealing with the grief that comes with the loss [...]

By |2021-04-12T15:09:24-04:00March 18th, 2019|

The Key Difference Between Social Isolation & Loneliness

A few weeks ago, Bluespire Insider, a marketing group that focuses on promoting senior living communities, hosted a virtual roundtable conversation about innovative ways to encourage social connections for residents of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, or life plan communities), a subject I’m always interested in learning about. The roundtable was led by John Franklin [...]

By |2021-04-15T13:38:49-04:00September 10th, 2018|

What is the Happiest Age? (You Might Be Surprised by the Answer!)

What age group of adults would you think is the happiest? If most people were to guess, I’d venture to say that they’d assume people in their 20s and 30s are the most content. Why wouldn’t they be, right? They are young and likely healthy; they have their whole life ahead of them, full of [...]

By |2017-12-04T12:44:52-05:00December 4th, 2017|
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