These Seniors Redefine “Super Athletes”

Many of us were transfixed this summer by the amazingly talented professional soccer players competing in the World Cup. Like watching the Olympics, we were treated to seeing some of the world’s best athletes in their prime. But with ...

 
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Seniors Embracing Home Technology to Help them Age in Place

Everyone knows that technology offers a lot of options for simplifying and streamlining parts of your life. When it comes to seniors who are aging in place, online innovations and tech gadgets can help keep them safe, connected to loved ...

 
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3 Important Tips for Choosing Your Assisted Living Home

According to a recent study by CareScout, 70 percent of seniors 65 years and older will require a form of long-term care at some point in later life. That statistic makes it critical to choose wisely to find the right fit in ...

 
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Top Five Factors Consumers Look For in Senior Living

With so many senior living choices available, how do you pick the right place for you or a loved one? Aside from the level of care required from a facility and individual site preferences, what aspects are the most important ...

 
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Crowdfunding Debuts as Senior Housing Development Option

The concept of crowdsourcing is not new. But crowdsourcing senior living? Indeed, it's the newest thing on the block.
 
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Arts Partnerships Connect Senior Communities

You may remember the 2012 movie, “Quartet,” about a home for retired musicians. The residence celebrates Verdi’s birthday every October with a concert and with the arrival of a well-known “diva,” disruptive drama ensues. The film showcases seniors with musical ...

 
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“Golden-Girls” Style Senior Living for Women

Having roommates is normal for those in their twenties and early thirties, but older adults aren’t usually looking to share living space with people who are not romantic partners or family members. But with the growing, aging population, there ...

 
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Senior Living Embraces Farm-to-Table Dining Approach

Eating “local,” courtesy of regional farms, suppliers, and nearby farmer’s markets has been one of the biggest recent movements in the food industry. It’s not unusual to see which local beef farmer provided the steak on your restaurant ...

 
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Desirable Senior Living Design Trends for 2014

The  senior living industry has been striving to present innovative design ideas to an ever-increasingly discriminating older adult consumer. Focusing on gourmet-level healthy food options, wellness initiatives, and flexible living layouts, the housing market for seniors is responding to changing ...

 
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Senior Living Trend Watch: Making Homes Meet Care Needs

Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Eldercare Trends was our theme for the last #ElderCareChat of 2013. A surge in multigenerational homes was a trend that participants viewed as a positive one, and this recent New York Times news article supported it. In ...

 
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