Well, the weather outside may not be delightful, but that’s no reason to huddle inside during the holiday season. There’s simply too much to see and do between now and New Year’s Day. Not in a festive mood yet? These are some of the best holiday happenings that ought to lift your spirits.
No matter how old you are, moving can be stressful. When it comes to downsizing a home and transitioning into a senior living community, there is a lot to do–whether it be packing, discarding, cleaning, paperwork, and a host of other tasks. On top of the labor of physically moving things from one place to the next, there’s … Continue reading “The Essential Checklist for Downsizing a Home”
“Home is where the heart is” rings true for many of us. However, we can still become attached to physical places and spaces that hold memories and other sentimental items and feelings. This can make the process of moving from one home to a new one a big undertaking, especially if your senior parent has lived in the … Continue reading “5 Ways to Support Your Senior Parent in Their Move”
Someone once said, “If you snooze, you lose.” These days, more and more seniors are ditching interminable periods of inactivity for eclectic forms of engagement. They embrace hobbies, rather than shun them.
Our parents care for and rear us from the time we are born and throughout our childhood and into young adulthood. Even as we go through our adult years, they can be amazing sources of wisdom, guidance, and assistance. It’s no wonder that as our parents reach retirement age and their abilities change, it can be … Continue reading “Four Signs It’s Time for Senior Living Assistance”
Chicago is one of those wonderful cities that was both designed and built with existing natural waterways in mind. These waterways offer some of the most iconic views of the city, so experiencing a trip through Chicago via the three branches of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan is something every visitor, or resident for … Continue reading “The Best Chicago Boat Tours”
Oftentimes in popular culture, retirement communities are portrayed as undesirable places filled with downtrodden seniors. This inaccurate impression unfortunately keeps many people from exploring opportunities for optimal living upon reaching a certain age and stage of life. If you’re considering making the move to a retirement community, but aren’t sure it’s right for you, we … Continue reading “5 Benefits of Living at a Retirement Community”