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From Summit Vista to Summiting Mountains
February 15, 2022

For many people, climbing to the peak of a mountain is nothing more than a bucket list item. For Carol Masheter, however, climbing one peak was not enough. On a recent trip to Ecuador, Carol was able to reach the summit of Fuya Fuya (14,000 ft.), Imbabura (15,000 ft.), Cayambe (19,000 ft.), and Cotopaxi (19,350 ft.). In total, Carol reached…

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10 Healthy Reasons to Reduce Your Sugar Intake
January 27, 2022

When we think of sugar, we tend to cook-up a nearly endless assortment of smile-inducing treats. After all, sugar has a sweet reputation—and one bite of a triple-chocolate brownie more than supports it.   But when it comes to health, that sweetness tends to leave a slightly bitter aftertaste. That’s not to say sugar is bad and should be eliminated…

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6 Simple Health Tips for 2022
January 27, 2022

The new year is here and, for many of us, it comes with a greater resolve to eat healthy and stay fit—or at least do better than we did the year before in those two areas. So, if you’ve decided that 2022 is the year dedicated to changing your habits and living a happier, healthier lifestyle, here are a few…

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5 Benefits of Apartment Living for Seniors
January 6, 2022

When it comes to apartments, most people tend to think of tight, cramped spaces designated for college students or young married couples just getting started. But with home prices on the rise and more and more people seeking greater lifestyle opportunities and freedom, apartment life is quickly becoming the preferred living option—especially among older adults looking to make the most…

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Senior Adults
January 5, 2022

The New Year is here, and with it comes opportunities to take personal inventory of our lives and make any course corrections we deem necessary. These course corrections can be small things or all-out life-changing events. Either way, they hold a power to help bring happiness, health, and prosperity to our lives.   Here are 10 resolution ideas specifically designed…

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The Importance of Regular Health Screenings for Seniors
December 20, 2021

As the world around us continues to recover from a tumultuous pandemic, it’s not uncommon to discover many older adults have put off receiving routine health screenings. For some, the decision to delay may be related to providers putting a pause on nonessential appointments. While others may be cautious about potentially exposing themselves to the COVID-19 virus in cramped waiting…

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Moving to a Retirement Community vs. Staying Put: A Simple Cost Comparison
December 6, 2021

When it comes to retirement planning, one of the biggest decisions worth considering is where to live. For many, the idea of staying put in the same home, or at least in the same area where they’ve lived their adult life, is appealing—not to mention less stressful. After all, leaving the family home can be a big transition packed with…

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5 Reasons Why The Holidays Are A Great Time To Tour A Life Plan Community
November 29, 2021

Life Plan Communities have plenty to offer senior adults who are looking to make the most of their golden years. From endless amenities and onsite health care options to maintenance-free apartment homes and more, there’s no shortage of ways they make retirement easier. But reaching the decision to move isn’t always as simple. In most cases, it takes a little…

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7 Holiday-Season Volunteer Opportunities For Seniors
November 29, 2021

The holidays are here, and that means it’s time to roll out the smorgasbord of holly-jolly festivities. For many, it’s also a time to roll up the sleeves and give back to those who may need a little cheer this time of year.   Whether you’re hitting the road to be with family and friends, or you plan on celebrating…

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3 Easy Party Games For Seniors
November 4, 2021

You’re never too old, or too young, to have a little fun. And what better way to let loose, laugh, and have a good time than in the company of friends and loved ones playing a good, old-fashioned party game? Only, there’s no rule that specifically says the game must be old-fashioned. In fact, there are plenty of fresh party…

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