Category: Senior LIving

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 »

Want a Doctor who Knows You Inside Out? Try Concierge Medicine

Doctor visit

Now that restrictions on medical visits are being lifted, you may eagerly await an eye-to-eye visit with your doctor where you can discuss everything from managing your diabetes and cholesterol to getting better sleep. The trouble is your primary care physician may be so rushed they can only address a few of your concerns–after all,… Read more »

How to Thank Senior Living Staff

Woman with hand on heart

An attentive and compassionate staff makes all the difference to a senior living community and your loved one’s quality of life. Many times these superstars go unnoticed–don’t let that happen! If you’re looking for a way to praise and say thanks to the staff that cares for your loved one, there are several creative and… Read more »

Five Ways to Stay Emotionally Well While Staying at Home

Smiling middle aged woman

In these extraordinary times, when we are being urged to “go home and stay home,” it can be easy to slide into a gloomy mood. Fortunately, there are some tips and tricks you can take to help you stay serene and even upbeat while you socially distance. Look for Inspirational Stories Every day we’re bombarded… Read more »

Five Ways Seniors Can Stay Happy and Healthy While Self-Isolating

Senior woman on laptop

Everyone has a part to play in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting the most vulnerable from the disease—which is why we must practice social distancing right now. Just because you have to stay home for your own good doesn’t mean you can’t have a front-row seat to life’s pleasures and inspirations. Here are… Read more »