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Why Senior Apartments Are a Smart Choice

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Senior living can be enriching and full of life. Apartments designed for seniors allow for independent living within a supportive community of fast friends and staff. There may be a lot of misconceptions about whether senior living is the best choice, but senior apartments can help you alleviate stress, focus on the things you enjoy, […]

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What’s the Difference Between Independent Living vs. 55 Plus Communities?

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You may be surprised by the number of housing and lifestyle options available to older adults today. However, this doesn’t always make it easier to decide the type of living situation that’s right for you or a loved one.  There are many factors to consider when choosing where to settle and enjoy your golden years. […]

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Staying in your home or moving to a senior community? Pros & Cons

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As you age, there are important decisions to make surrounding your lifestyle. Whether you decide to stay in your home or move into a senior living community, it’s essential that you understand the pros and cons of each option so you can be confident with whatever decision you choose. We’ll discuss how each option impacts […]

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Long-Distance Caregiving for Aging Parents: How to Plan for the Future Together

Caring for an aging parent or loved one can be challenging, but it’s even more difficult when you live in another city or state. According to the National Institute on Aging, if you live more than an hour away from a person who needs your care, you’re a long distance caregiver. Like local caregivers, long-distance […]

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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 Is It Like to Live in a Retirement Community?

A group of seniors sitting together in a retirement community

A number of people are choosing to live in retirement communities today. These residences range from high-end hotel types to basic apartments, with a wide variation in cost and facilities. Some are for those who don’t need many services, and others cater to seniors with specific requirements.  If you or a loved one is looking […]

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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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