Each year brings with it unique challenges, but none more so in recent memory than 2020. There’s always some uncertainty about the future, of course - few people expected a pandemic to dominate the 2020 news cycle. However, the pandemic did accelerate many changes in the senior living industry that were already in process, and will continue into next year.
Celebrate the Holidays at Sugar Hill
The twinkling lights decorating Sugar Hill Retirement Community reflect off the fallen snow. Inside, all is warm, bright and joyous. Christmas trees decorate almost every room, lights glimmer in the Sugarhouse dining room, and a miniature train surrounds the tree in the library.
How Older Adults Can Manage Stress in the COVID-19 Era
How well are you coping with the stress of the pandemic on top of all of life's other stressors? If you’ve been struggling, you’re not alone!
5 Coronavirus Scams Targeting Seniors
Coronavirus scams targeting seniors are on the rise. Online and telemarketing scams become more common during times of crisis and recession.
What’s the Difference Between Living in a Senior Co-op vs. a Townhouse?
Many residents at Sugar Hill enjoy all the benefits of senior co-op community living. But what is cooperative living, and how does it differ from other types of senior living arrangements, such as purchasing a townhome or renting an apartment?
How Safe Are Senior Communities Post-Covid-19?
Senior living communities have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Does this mean it’s no longer safe for you or a loved one to live in one of these communities? Is it safer to stay in your current home or with an in-home caregiver instead of making the move?
Is Your Environment Making You Sick?
Did you know that your environment plays a huge role in your mental and physical wellbeing? Most of us have experienced environmental stress at one time or another in our lives.
The Sugar Hill Community’s Response to COVID-19
Life at Sugar Hill is still as rewarding and enriching as ever, despite the circulation of COVID-19 in our state. We understand that these can be stressful times, but the residents and staff here at Sugar Hill continue to work together and make the best of things.
7 Ways to Virtually Connect with Loved Ones in a Retirement Community
During this time of increased isolation, it’s more important than ever to stay connected with loved ones, especially if you are living in a retirement community. Loneliness can have negative health benefits. But just because you aren’t able to meet with friends and family in person doesn’t mean you have to be alone!