Finances & Planning
May 26, 2020
What to Look for in an Independent Living Floor Plan

When comparing senior independent living floor plans, there are things to consider that weren’t an issue when you were apartment hunting earlier in life. Fortunately, senior living communities offer a variety of independent living floor plans. This post will tell you how to choose a floor plan based on your…

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Caregivers & Families
May 22, 2020
When Should You Be Concerned About a Senior’s Memory Loss?

Being forgetful or “slipping” in eyesight, hearing or memory is often associated with aging. “Oh, I’m just getting old,” your senior loved one remarks. But because those attributes are so often stereotyped as “just getting old,” it can be difficult to know when to be concerned about memory loss. Because…

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6 Health Benefits Gardening Can Provide Older Adults
Health & Wellness
May 15, 2020

The bounty of benefits of gardening for seniors may surprise you. From absorbing sunny vitamin D outdoors to the rewards of putting a homegrown bouquet on the table, there are a lot of physical, mental and spiritual health benefits of gardening for seniors. Of course, there are plenty of benefits…

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Understanding the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living
Assisted Living
April 16, 2020

If you’re just beginning your search for a senior living community, you’ve likely come across unfamiliar senior living jargon, which may include the various levels of care you can opt for at a community. Two levels of care many senior living communities offer are independent living and assisted living. If…

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15 of the Best Breweries in Chicago Offering Pickup and Delivery During COVID-19
April 06, 2020

Sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t mean craft beer lovers have to put their favorite hobby on hold. Many Chicago breweries are currently offering delivery or curbside pickup, so you can still try new beers, keep your tried and true favorites in stock, and even send some to…

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What to Expect From Memory Care for Seniors
Caregivers & Families
March 19, 2020

You know it’s time to look for a new home for your senior parent that can provide the care, assistance and lifestyle they need at this stage in their life. Your senior parent’s memory problems have reached a point that’s beyond your capacity to care for them, and you need…

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