Author: Blakeford

Spring Activities for Seniors in Nashville, TN

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Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and the world is coming alive. Spring has arrived and for Seniors in the Nashville, Franklin, and Brentwood area, the season brings new opportunities to connect, grow and make memories. Longer days and warmer nights usher in events all over the region and at home at Blakeford. Join the… Read more »

The Senior’s Guide to the Do’s and Don’ts of Home Maintenance 

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As you age, certain tasks become more difficult and cause more risk. Yet, caring for your home can be energizing and purposeful. Choose projects carefully to protect your safety and continue to emotionally invest in your property. When you decide to focus on low-risk areas and delegate more difficult tasks to family or contractors, your… Read more »

Continuing Care at Home Programs Allow You to Maintain Control

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Originally published by Amanda Young In the midst of this global pandemic, adults who are 50 and older may consider or reconsider how they will plan for the financial costs and burdens of aging. The majority of people want to remain in their own homes and maintain control of their lives and future health care… Read more »

Checklist for Touring a Senior Living Community

Choosing the right Senior Living Community takes significant time. It also demands in-depth research. And most of all, choosing the right Senior Living Community requires a visit. No two communities are the same and you can’t make a decision confidently without touring the property and meeting the staff. You need the time and space of… Read more »

10 Reasons to Consider LiveWell By Blakeford

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Most adults say they want to remain at home as they age. Some will will change their minds and transition to a Senior Living Residence with satisfaction. But for those who want to age-in-place, Blakeford offers LiveWell By Blakeford. LiveWell is a program for healthy, independent adults who want to live at home while they… Read more »

Preparing to Age in Place

Cheerful Senior Couple at Home

  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 »