Category: Senior LIving

Tips to Make Your Nashville Senior Apartment Feel Like Home

Whether you’re new to senior living or have enjoyed this lifestyle for years, there are plenty of ways to decorate and furnish your space to maximize its utility and make it feel more like home. Bring in family photos Decorating with family photos will give your apartment a ‘lived in’ feel. Combine old photos with… Read more »

Spring Activities for Seniors in Nashville, TN

Coneflower

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 »

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 »

Top 10 Reasons to Retire in Nashville

Nashville TN skyline

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

cocker spaniel dog laying at the feet of senior

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 »

4 Best Winter Activities for Seniors in Nashville

smokey mountain winter

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

Cooking Christmas food

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 »

Retirement Community Must-Haves

Fitness center

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 »

Fun Fall Activities for Seniors in Nashville, TN

Senior couple strolling during Autumn

For Seniors, fall in the Nashville, Franklin, and Brentwood area brings a bounty of activity, filled with color. You don’t even have to love pumpkins (that much) to participate. Goodbye summer. Hello fall. The kids are heading back to school and communities are beginning new rhythms. While you may not be shopping for pencils and… Read more »

When Mom and Dad Have Different Senior Living Care Needs

Happy senior couple from behind looking at front of house and car

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from being one of the largest senior living providers in the Nashville area, it’s that people age at different rates. Yes, even couples. If you’re a child with senior parents, you may have noticed that your parents are aging differently. Mom may just have trouble walking up and down… Read more »