A recent Bloomberg article, “Tiny Houses Big With U.S. Owners Seeking Economic Freedom,” highlights the trend to purchase smaller homes and downsize living space in the United States. The trend is gaining momentum across the nation because it minimizes expenses, maintains privacy, and maximizes financial and personal freedom. Downsizing to a smaller living space is especially appealing for seniors, who want a comfortable home without all the housework.
The Privacy and Social Benefits of Independent Living - The Best of Both Worlds
Aging: What to Expect of Your Body
Your body changes as you age, and so do your health needs. Aging affects human physiology, including your cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and digestive systems as well as your memory, cognitive function and urinary tract. Your health care needs change in response to these physiological effects of aging.
Home Safety Tips for Older Adults
No matter where you live, there are certain home safety tips all older adults should know. In fact, falls and burns are among the most common home accidents for older adults.
Here’s what you need to do to stay safe.
The One Social Element We All Need
“Aging in community is not new,” writes Janice Blanchard in the American Society of Aging’s journal Generations.
At the turn of the 20th century, a person could expect to live and die in their own home and community, with family, friends and neighbors providing support as needed (Cassel and Demel, 2001). Of course, the average life expectancy in 1900 was only 49 years old.
The Social Heart of Sugar Hill
The social heart of Sugar Hill is the main recreational building. It’s always beating with chatter, laughter and activities as friends and family converge.
Whether sharing a meal in the dining room, taking an exercise class, watching a movie of having a cup of joe in the coffee shop, residents and their family are free to do as much, or as little, as they wish. A monthly activities calendar is kept full so there is always something to do or see!
40 Things to Do in Wolfeboro
Just one visit to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, and you’ll understand why many make this charming resort community their home.
Known as the “Oldest Summer Resort in America,” Wolfeboro offers the perfect blend of outdoor recreation and cultural activities. Set on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, this charming New England town offers abundant outdoor pursuits for the active senior adult.
Maintaining Control of Your Life
Choosing a senior living community is one of the biggest choices in your life. With many housing options and various levels of services and care, you want the right fit for you. You want to feel comfortable, secure and independent to live life the way you want -- that’s what retirement is all about, right?
Rightsizing Your Home
Are you ready to downsize your home? Or as many like to call it - rightsizing your home!
5 Social Clubs You Should Join Today!
If you're not heading to an office or getting out and about each day as you once were, you may be missing out on important social interaction that can help you stay sharp, healthy and even boost your immune system.