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7 Fall Activity Ideas for Seniors in Assisted Living Communities

The start of autumn marks the beginning of the holiday season in the United States. Families around the country look forward to gatherings, events, and the traditions that make these occasions so special. Moving into an assisted living community doesn’t change a person’s desire to celebrate and enjoy the season. Most facilities plan activities that …

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How an Assisted Living Community Helps Seniors with Arthritis

Nearly one-quarter of adults living in America have arthritis. Global RA Network reported that over 350 million people have the condition around the world in 2021. The Arthritis & Rheumatology journal predicts that 78 million adults in the U.S. will have it by 2040. Arthritis is one of the most common conditions associated with old …

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What Amenities Should I Look for In An Assisted Living Community?

Many assisted living communities operate around the United States. Each offers a unique experience with different amenities and services. It can be tricky to know which will give you the best value for your retirement budget. Whether you are looking for a facility for yourself or someone you love, it is important to consider the …

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Do You Have Enough Retirement Savings?

Life can be expensive, especially as we get older and require more care and support. Many people face challenges and hardships as they live their lives. A sudden emergency or surprise repair can leave families scrambling to find cash. Sometimes, that can mean taking money out of savings. While doing this once or twice may …

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12 Tips to Stay Active While Living in a Retirement Community

Staying active is proven to improve health and longevity for seniors. A study of 6,000 adults conducted at Brigham Young University found cellular changes in people who are physically active. Those who exercised regularly had longer endcaps on chromosomes compared to those who were inactive. This translated to a difference of approximately nine years in …

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How Do I Pick the Best Medicare Advantage Plan for Me?

What You Should Know Nearly 25,000,000 seniors are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, as of June 2020. To choose a plan, determine personal needs and look at how plans can effectively meet them. Every region of the country has access to a different array of Medicare Advantage plans. Anyone who is eligible for or already …

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Fun and Fulfilling Ways to Make Extra Money in Retirement

For many people, retirement no longer means stepping away from work life forever. Getting a job after retirement is a great way to fill your free time and earn some extra income while staying mentally and physically active. Plus, work can give your life the meaning and structure that might be missing from your retirement. …

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Senior Living: Tips for Finding the Best House for You

As a senior, you may be thinking about your options regarding affordable housing and aging in community. More than ever, there are new and innovative choices offering both independent living and supportive environments for older adults. Here are some ideas to get you started on your journey to finding your forever home. Look at the …

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