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When is the Right Time to Move to Senior Living?

When is the right time to move to senior living? Whether you’re considering a senior living community for yourself or a loved one, the decision is highly personal and depends on a number of factors. As your parents or other family members age, you may have the responsibility for initiating a talk with them about […]

Top Things to Look for in Senior Living Communities

If you plan to move to a senior living community, it’s important to know that, like people, all communities have unique personalities. Ideally, you’ll find one that suits you perfectly. The best way to do that is to do your research; there are a myriad of options and many things to consider before making a […]

Healthy Eating Tips For Seniors This Holiday

With Thanksgiving around the corner, your mind may be set on catching up with family over glasses of wine and expansive dinner menus, followed by days of overeating with frequent naps on the couch. Holidays take a toll on your gut and staying healthy can be a challenge throughout the fall and winter – especially for […]

Six Luxuries of Independent Living

You have lived a fulfilling life and have reached retirement. While this may be a new stage, it does not have to be any different—it should be a continuation of what you love. Now is the time to discover the luxuries of Independent Living waiting for you. 1. Small-Town Feel, Big-City Possibilities You are worldly, […]

Summer Safety

Summer has arrived, along with its ample opportunities for fun at the beach, in the pool or in your own backyard, but summer does bring its share of hazards. Whether you are heading out on vacation or enjoying the sunny weather at home, here are some steps you can take to keep yourself — and […]

Spring Activities for Seniors

Welcome, Spring! Seven Activities For Bidding Farewell To Winter After spending winter cooped up inside, are you ready to enjoy the great outdoors? With its longer days, warmer temperatures and return of the birds, leaves and flowers, spring offers us many attributes to love. In fact, some say that spring may be the loveliest time of […]

Fun Ways for Seniors to Enjoy Summer in Connecticut

Our beautiful weather and moderate temperatures in Connecticut provide the ideal backdrop for a variety of summer activities. What are some of our favorite ways to enjoy the summer here? Spend a day at the beach With saltwater beaches at the coast and a variety of lakes inland, Connecticut offers plenty of shore-side fun. Whether […]

The Benefits Of Owning A Pet

Pets bring love, affection and companionship to people of all ages. In many households, they’re truly part of the family. For seniors, pets can provide a number of additional benefits. Here are a few ways that pets enhance joy and health for older adults. Physical Fitness Few motivations can get you up from the couch […]

Storm Preparedness For Seniors

Fall is a favorite season for its beloved activities — mulling cider, carving pumpkins and cooking a grand November feast. Fall also brings a chill to the air and the promise of the winter weather to come. For older adults, fall is the ideal time to make the necessary preparations for staying safe when winter […]