Category: Active Retirement
Let’s face it: as an active older adult, it isn’t as easy as it once was to make friends. After all, there were the friends you had at work or at church or at the gym and friends who were….
Experts agree that efforts to stay young begin in the mind. Not being stressed about each new gray hair or wrinkle goes a long way toward a youthful outlook. Be active. Enjoy each day and the new adventures that may….
Retirement age varies from person to person, but the U.S. Census Bureau estimates the average for American men and women is 63. There are many factors determining when a person can retire and what their health and lifestyle will be….
Everyone experiences change and the challenges that come with starting over or transitioning to a new phase in life in different ways. No matter your age, moving to a new environment and starting over in a new community can be….
Moving from one home to another is never without challenges, but moving during the winter months can present some additional difficulties. Cold weather, snow and ice can make moving boxes and furniture and driving a moving truck more challenging. If….
A big part of aging well is brain health. As we age, our brains tend to lose some of their elasticity, making the connections we need to focus on tasks and remember things more difficult. By ensuring your brain is….
Retirement can mean different things to different people. There are a number of factors that determine what the post-working years will look like for older adults, such as age of retirement, budget, health status, family dynamics and personal goals and….
Eileen Tupper has had a life of excitement – traveling the world, viewing Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower, rafting down the Colorado River and even skydiving on her 80th birthday. The walls of her apartment at The….
Staying active and getting enough exercise is as important for seniors and older adults at any other stage of life. In fact, low-impact exercises like stretching and strength training are actually necessary to help seniors stay healthy and reduce the….
When it comes to finding an independent living community, knowing where to start can be difficult. After all, there are dozens of options and they can all seem very different. Luckily, taking a strategic approach to finding your new home….