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Why Fewer Square Feet Works for Senior Downsizers

Assisted Living Suite at Bethany Village

Moving into a smaller home isn’t as big of a sacrifice as you might think. Sure, you’re giving up square footage, but you’ll be saving big in other areas. Seven to eight hundred square feet may sound small, but it’s actually the ideal amount of space for seniors who are looking to downsize. According to an estimate provided by The […]

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How to Compare Senior Living Options

Choosing a senior living community is one of life’s biggest decisions. You want to find the right community, one that not only provides high-quality care but also matches your lifestyle and preferences for amenities and services. As you begin to search, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed by all the options available. The truth is that […]

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What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

It’s a common question: What’s the difference between independent living and assisted living? While these two types of senior living may sound similar, there are some key differences to note. If you’re beginning to search for the right senior living option for yourself or a loved one, understanding the basics of independent and assisted living […]

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What if Your Parents Need Different Levels of Care?

We all want the best for our parents, especially as they grow older. You might be prepared to find care for your parents when they need a little extra help, but have you considered what happens if Mom and Dad have different care needs? Senior care is a continuum, which means that your parents could […]

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3 Ways to Ease the Transition to Independent Living

Moving from a long-time home to a new, easier-to-manage residence in an independent living community is a major transition for older adults. Like any big change or shift in life, relocating can be uncomfortable, even when you’re looking forward to all the amenities and benefits that come with independent living! Thankfully, there are many ways […]

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What to Do with Sentimental Items when Moving to Independent Living

Moving and downsizing is made easier with these helpful tips for organizing and streamlining your belongings. […]

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3 Big Trends Shaping the Future of Independent Living

The “Baby Boomer” generation is often considered the most influential generation of the 20th century and for a good reason. They represent one of the largest parts of the American population! It’s estimated that 10,000 baby boomers are reaching retirement age every day. And as they grow older, this generation is continuing to set trends.  […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Independent Living

Many older adults say they want to remain independent for as long as possible. However, the decision to “age in place” isn’t as simple as it may seem. A large family home can feel empty when adult children move out. Keeping up with chores and home maintenance tasks can become overwhelming. Living alone at home […]

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When is the Right Time to Move to Independent Living?

How do you envision spending your retirement years? If you’re like most other retirees, you’re probably looking forward to traveling, meeting new friends, and trying out new hobbies. After all, retirement is supposed to be a time filled with rest, relaxation, and fun.  Unfortunately, many retirees find themselves limited by their current living situation. The […]

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