Author: Blakeford

Preparing to Age in Place

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  Many Seniors wish to remain in their homes as they age. Aging in place is a stronger possibility with the right preparations. Read on for how to plan for Aging in Place successfully. “Aging in place” refers to the choice Older Adults make to remain in their homes and communities rather than transition to… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to Retire in Nashville

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Deciding where to retire? Nashville, TN continues to be a top destination for older adults. Read on for reasons Music City could be your ideal retirement location. Choosing where you retire is a significant process. You’ve worked hard to enjoy this season, where will you spend it? With its vibrant culture, mild climate, and small-town… Read more »

What are the Best Dog Breeds for Seniors in Retirement Communities

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The companionship of a furry friend can help you get the most out of retirement. But choose the breed carefully to ensure the best experience for you and your dog. 6 Best Dog Breeds for Retirement Communities Retirement living can be the perfect time to have a dog. Dogs provide companionship and stress-relief. They also… Read more »

What is Aging in Place?

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If you value remaining in your home as you live out your retirement years, Aging in Place provides freedom and benefits. Read on for how this retirement option may be the perfect path for you. Is Aging in Place for You? Many of us wish we had a magic wand that we could wave to… Read more »

4 Best Winter Activities for Seniors in Nashville

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Winter’s here, but chillier temps don’t mean adventures end. Seniors in the Nashville, Brentwood and Franklin area can bundle up and enjoy a range of unique experiences with friends and family. Nashville’s mild winters, beautiful outdoors and vibrant city culture create a winter filled with possibility. From experiencing your own Tender Tennessee Christmas to touring… Read more »

3 Best Ways to Lift Seniors’ Spirits During the Holidays

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The Holidays can be a time of loneliness and isolation for Seniors. Read on for tips on making “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” a season of much-needed connection. The Holiday Season is tangled up in family, memories and traditions. Many Seniors experience grief during the Holidays over lost abilities and lack of closeness… Read more »

Christmas Gifts for Seniors | Celebrating 2020-Style

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Although preparing a turkey dinner and trimming a tree may take a little work, once Christmas is here, the joy of meeting up with relatives and friends makes it all seem worthwhile. But, in this extraordinary year, when you must factor in safety for every interaction, holidays have become a little more complicated. To help… Read more »

Senior Services That Support Aging in Place

If you can’t bear the thought of leaving a much-loved home and community, fear not—with a little resourcefulness, you can successfully age in place—as long as you have the right supports in place (and your health needs are manageable). Read on for some ideas on how to create a support system that makes aging in… Read more »

A Fresh Perspective on Organizing your Home for Aging in Place

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Preserving value and making meaning out of clearing space for your comfort and security. As each Autumn rolls around, I find myself motivated by the clear and cooling air outside to further the cause of shaping my abode into the meaningful haven I strive for it to be. As I set my mind toward the… Read more »

Retirement Community Must-Haves

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Retirement Community Must-Haves highlight your values as you begin a new season. Together, these priorities shape the lifestyle you’ve always wanted. Retirement Community Must-Haves You’re looking for a Retirement Community. How do you even start? The choices can be overwhelming. Everyone has an opinion to offer. But you get to make the decision. Don’t do… Read more »