How a Massachusetts Retirement Community Recycles Responsibly

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George Zahka is a resident at North Hill, a retirement community in Needham, Massachusetts. He and his grandson, also George Zahka, partnered with North Hill’s Executive ...

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Assisted Living Your Way

Assisted living may not be as flexible as independent living, however, residents in this setting can lead a very independent life.

Depending on the amount of assistance or care required, a resident in assisted living can basically set his/her ...

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What to Expect From Assisted Living Care

If you are considering a transition to assisted living for yourself, a parent or someone you know, it’s important to understand what to expect from this level of care before becoming a resident:

How much help is needed now? ...

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Retirement Community Residents Take Over Twitter

Leisure Care, a provider of resort-style retirement communities in several states and parts of Canada, has taken a unique approach to managing the company’s social media account. Currently, they are sponsoring a “resident take over” of Twitter. Residents who ...

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Indiana Woman Writes Book on Vision Loss, Thrives in Assisted Living

Margaret, age 89, is on “a journey out of darkness,” per a recent post. This inspiring woman proves that staying active in assisted living is more than possible, it’s desirable. At her Indiana community, she’s involved in ...

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Better Mobility in Assisted Living: How to Prevent Injury & Preserve Quality of Life

Today's guest post is by Amanda Frank from Hugo Mobility. We thank Amanda for sharing these practical tips and insightful advice for preventing falls and improving quality of life via various types of mobility equipment.

Accidents happen, even if you’...

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Seeing Assisted Living From Their Eyes

Maybe you can’t actually stay overnight like 43-year-old ProAging publisher Steve Gurney did (read about his adventures while living in a retirement community here), but seeing assisted living from a resident’s point of view is a great way ...

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Senior Living Resident Teaches “Living with Death” Course

Former teacher and Ecumen Lakeview Commons resident Honor Hacker is committed to lifelong learning.

How committed?

The Minnesota senior, whose secret to keeping her mind sharp is “reading excessively,” recently taught a class of St. Paul prep school students about ...

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Wish of a Lifetime Partners with Brookdale for Grand Canyon Trip

Margaret Samples, 89, just got back from the trip of a lifetime: a five-day adventure in and around the Grand Canyon.

A resident of Brookdale’s Chambrel Club Hill assisted living community in Garland, Texas, Samples had traveled the world over ...

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Explore Independent Living in California

Sand, surf and sunshine: if you’re evaluating the options for independent living in California, take a peek at these five fine establishments.

Destination San Diego, CA: Check out luxury independent living and fabulous amenities at Kisco Senior Living’s The Patrician. Just minutes from the renowned shopping, dining and beaches of La Jolla, The Patrician independent living community is active retirement “in a gracious setting, reminiscent of a boutique ...

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