Whether you relish driving as the key to your independence or tolerate it as a necessary evil, as the years rush by, you may find getting behind the wheel comes with some new challenges. If you’re not quite ready to vacate your driver’s seat, it’s a good idea to brush up on some driving safety …Read More
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If you’re a longtime pet owner, you already know your animal friends bring lots of joy. What you might not know is, your pet is probably doing much, much more than making you smile. Research continually shows the health benefits of pets for seniors, proving pets affect your well-being in many important ways. If …Read More
When your aging parent needs more support, you might feel as though the process of transitioning to assisted living is the equivalent of bouncing along a hilly roller coaster ride — or maybe more accurately, trying to balance a teeter-totter with a couple of rambunctious 8-year-old boys on either end. Although most families ultimately find …Read More
Independent living is a popular choice for seniors who crave an active, enriching retirement. A central location like Greater Chicago is ideal as a retirement home base, putting you within easy travel distance of virtually anywhere in the country. Narrowing your options in the Chicago area may lead you to Wheaton, a highly desirable suburb …Read More
The best age to move into senior living varies from person to person. But there are many reasons why moving sooner rather than later is often the best decision. A recent study reported that senior living allowed seniors to be more active, feel more socially connected and secure, and enjoy a better quality of life. …Read More
While many seniors would rather stay in their current home for as long as possible, some are discovering the freedom of downsizing to an apartment for seniors. If you’ve been in the same house for years, if not decades, do you still use all the rooms? Or is your main living space your kitchen, bedroom, …Read More
Nation’s second-largest senior living operator receives highest score in all 6 factors Wyndemere is excited to announce our management company, Life Care Services, has become the first and only senior living company to rank first in customer satisfaction for three consecutive years among independent senior living communities in the J.D. Power 2021 – Senior Living …Read More
Learning is good for your brain. And that’s good news for older adults who worry about memory loss and cognitive changes that occur with age. Lifelong learning — continually learning and experiencing new things — encourages the growth of new brain cells and stimulates the connections between them. It’s also a great way to meet …Read More
If you’re looking for an active retirement that gives you the freedom to pursue your interests, there are multiple options to choose from. Two of the most popular are a rental retirement community and a Life Plan Community. And each choice seems to have a different price tag. So how do you know which senior …Read More
After making us endure a long, hot summer, nature rewards us with crisp fall days and foliage in hues pulled straight from a box of crayons. If you’re planning a leaf-peeping trip this autumn to catch hues of burnt siennas, scarlets, goldenrods and chestnut browns, the best time to get outside is mid-to-late October. And …Read More