senior living

Six New Year’s Resolutions Seniors Should Consider for 2022

For many people, the start of a new year is a time to look forward, consider the possibilities that lie ahead, and make a resolution about things you would like to change. Sometimes these New Year’s resolutions are small tweaks you’d like to make to improve some aspect of your life. Other times, they are [...]

By |2022-01-10T14:30:34-05:00January 11th, 2022|

A Look Back: Our Top Senior Living Blog Posts from 2021

This year has been full of ups and downs for many people, from the events of January 6, to millions of life-saving vaccinations going in arms, to the rise of the Omicron variant. Yet with the new year on the horizon, I remain hopeful about the world’s potential for positive change and renewal. So, before [...]

By |2021-12-27T14:59:39-05:00December 28th, 2021|

A Look Back: Our Top Senior Living Blog Posts from 2020

I think it’s safe to say that most people are happy to see 2020 in the rearview mirror. As we all eagerly look ahead to 2021, let’s take a moment to look back at the five myLifeSite senior living blog posts from 2020 that received the most views. #5: 4 Ways to Know You’re Ready [...]

By |2021-04-12T06:04:22-04:00December 28th, 2020|

How the Pandemic Has Impacted Thoughts About Senior Living

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of life with many people becoming sick, losing loved ones, losing jobs, and/or struggling with childcare. Throughout all of this, I have been mindful of how the pandemic is affecting people mentally, especially seniors who are in the highest-risk category for the virus. And I’ve also wondered [...]

By |2021-04-12T10:43:09-04:00October 5th, 2020|

The Evolution of Senior Living in the U.S.

I hope you have been enjoying our new audio podcast, entitled “Aging is a Trip,” which takes a candid, but lighthearted look at numerous aspects of aging and retirement. Dr. Karen Wilson In a recent two-part interview, I was honored to speak with Dr. Keren Wilson, who has a Ph.D. in gerontology and [...]

By |2021-04-12T09:02:49-04:00August 17th, 2020|

How Senior Living is Evolving to Meet Future Demand

Within the next decade, children in the U.S. will be outnumbered by elderly Americans, according to projections from the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, the number of seniors (people age 65 and older) will roughly double between now and 2030. With this dramatic demographic shift, we will have to face a new challenge: caring for [...]

By |2021-04-12T11:15:59-04:00June 1st, 2020|

A New Case for the Continuing Care at Home Model?

I often mention the AARP statistic that roughly 85 percent of people age 65 and older say they want to remain in their current home as they grow older. There are several reasons commonly cited for wanting to “age in place”: a belief that staying in the home will be the most economical option; a [...]

By |2021-04-12T11:17:42-04:00May 18th, 2020|

Lessons in Resiliency from Senior Living Communities

It’s understandable if you find the news headlines frightening. Each day, the death toll of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic climbs higher. And it also seems like nearly every day, there’s a new story about a nursing home hit with cases of COVID-19 among their residents and/or staff. As I’ve written about in recent weeks, nursing [...]

By |2021-04-12T13:22:27-04:00April 13th, 2020|

A Look Back: Our Top Senior Living Blog Posts from 2019

Happy new year from myLifeSite! We hope your holiday season has been filled with joy, relaxation, and time with loved ones. As we begin 2020, let’s take a moment to look back at the five myLifeSite blog posts from 2019 that received the most views. #5: One Word That Should be Removed from Senior Living [...]

By |2021-04-12T14:24:54-04:00December 30th, 2019|

Demystify Senior Living Terminology with Our Free Guide

Life plan community, naturally occurring retirement community, retirement village, active adult community … When you are researching senior living and care options, do you ever feel like you need a dictionary in order to keep track of all of the industry lingo? You’re not alone. All of these different, yet similar, terms can be extremely [...]

By |2021-04-12T14:37:42-04:00September 9th, 2019|
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