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Aging Well

Aging Well

There is a David Bowie quote: “Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.” Statistically, older adults find life more rewarding than younger adults. Aging can be an experience focused on wellness and living life according to your own values. According to an article from the CDC, whatRead more about Aging Well[…]

Pet Blog

Pet Blog

Caring For a Pet As we age, we can feel sometimes feel lonely. But, a home is never lonely if you have a pet as your friend!  That being said, as we age, it is vital to consider the types of pets that best suit our lifestyle. Pets are a big commitment and require plentyRead more about Pet Blog[…]

Stress and Aging

Stress and Aging

We all know stress is bad for us. But, how bad is it really? And, what can we do about it? In a 2020 research paper, the authors found that “[p]eople exposed to chronic stress age rapidly. The telomeres in their cells of all types shorten faster. Inflammation is another important feature of stress that,Read more about Stress and Aging[…]

The Eight Dimensions of Wellness

The Eight Dimensions of Wellness

What is Wellness? The definition of wellness according to the National Wellness Institute is: “Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence.” Three core tenants of wellness include: Wellness is a conscious, self-directed, and evolving process of achieving full potential Wellness is multidimensional andRead more about The Eight Dimensions of Wellness[…]

Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare and Medicaid are two government-sponsored programs that provide access to healthcare. While their names are similar, the two programs are very different. What is Medicare? Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance for people over the age of 65 (as well as individuals with certain disabilities under age 65). Original Medicare isRead more about Medicare and Medicaid[…]

Checklist for Helping Your Parents Sell Their Home to Move to a Senior Community

Checklist for Helping Your Parents Sell Their Home to Move to a Senior Community

Is your parent ready to move to a vibrant community for older adults? Are you looking for ways to support them in the process? Moving requires a lot of work, especially if your parents have been living in the same home for years. However, with a checklist in place, you can ensure that you’re helpingRead more about Checklist for Helping Your Parents Sell Their Home to Move to a Senior Community[…]