Activities for Men in the Senior Living Community

January 12, 2018 developer Comments

In most senior living communities, activities seem to be geared toward women. In fact, women outnumber men in senior living communities, so that is understandable. However, men need to have activities that peak their interest as well. Activities coordinators can take a survey to find out what the interests are in the senior living community, Read more

How to Start Participating in Retirement Community Activities

January 5, 2018 developer Comments

Many retirement communities offer quite a few activities for their residents. These activities can be: Sports, such as golf, or bocce games, Games, such as Bingo or chess championships, Cultural events such as an international movie night or trip to a museum, Culinary events, such as potluck or cooking classes.   Events such as these Read more

The Importance Of Daily Living Activities For The Elderly

December 26, 2017 developer Comments

It is often very challenging to go from having a life in the private home you have lived in for decades, to moving to an independent living community. Some of the changes may take some getting used to, while others are a tremendous improvement. Leaving behind a lifestyle your enjoyed may be difficult, but it’s Read more

Best Christmas films to watch with your Grandchildren

December 19, 2017 developer Comments

No matter where you live, whether you have a white Christmas or not, Christmas is a magical time of the year. When the children come to visit you at the senior living community, make sure you have some Christmas cookies ready (or bake them together) and prepare a collection of wonderful Christmas movies to watch Read more

Magic of Drawing

December 13, 2017 developer Comments

No matter how much we try to make our life perfect, it can be quite stressful. How do you relax? One way you may want to consider is drawing or coloring.  These activities are not just for children, but in fact, are used by many seniors all over the country. Your retirement community’s recreation room Read more

Activities for Grandchildren Visiting Senior Communities

November 21, 2017 developer Comments

It’s the day you’ve been looking forward to – your grandchildren are coming to visit you in your senior community. You always enjoy their visit, and they love coming to see you, but do they reach for their video games as soon as they come over?  Your little visitors can have the time of their Read more

Retirement-or is life just beginning?

November 9, 2017 developer Comments

Retirement – is it the end? Thanks to medical science, and the fact that people are taking better care of themselves, many seniors look forward to a long, enjoyable retirement. These days, retired people can range from middle-aged, athletic couples, who play tennis every afternoon, to those who have been retired for decades. So, rather Read more

How Senior Living Communities Help Maintain an Active Social Life

November 3, 2017 developer Comments

Senior living communities offer so much more than a place to live. Since many residents are very active it is important for them to have social opportunities in their new homes. Having an active lifestyle will not only make life more enjoyable, but it also promotes longevity. Physically active seniors have lower rates of coronary heart disease, Read more

Five things that get better as you get older

October 23, 2017 developer Comments

We learn a lot over the course of a lifetime. As we get older, in our independent living facilities, many things get better, and are meant for us to enjoy! Take a look at the list below, and come up with your own! Wisdom As we go through life, and experience life’s many ups and Read more

Active Social Life In Senior Living Communities

October 4, 2017 developer Comments

The physical decline of our bodies associated with the aging process can make it difficult to leave the house on a regular basis. This often leads to a declining social life, as well. Having to give up some social activities can cause feelings of isolation, particularly if living alone. An senior living community can provide Read more