Author Archives: Susan Keller

The Benefits of a Routine

One of the greatest benefits of seniors moving to a retirement community is having an established routine. This promotes mental health and daily stability, which is … Continue reading →

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The Power of Pets

For elderly pet owners who live alone or in group facilities, pets can have many benefits. Research has shown many times over that seniors who … Continue reading →

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Why Seniors Need Smartphones

Smartphones seem to be everywhere these days, and even seniors are starting to get in on the action. A recent survey estimated that 27% of … Continue reading →

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Why Do Seniors Prefer Retirement Communities to Living Alone?

Senior living options today range from cozy and homelike to posh and luxurious. They certainly do not feel like the institutions of years ago. Many … Continue reading →

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Independent Living vs. Assisted Living…..Which Do I Choose?

The days when “retirement housing” was a nice way to say nursing home are long gone. Seniors now have a wide range of options to … Continue reading →

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The Importance of Socialization

Socializing: It’s important for everyone, ages 2-102, and while most people understand the importance of encouraging young children to socialize, the importance of socialization for … Continue reading →

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Helping Seniors Feel Comfortable After The Move

Transitioning to senior living is a major decision, and seniors may make the move for a variety of reasons. Some make the decision themselves when they … Continue reading →

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Making the Transition to Senior Housing Easier

Although the conversation about moving is a difficult one to have, it is necessary to be open and honest. Sugar does not always help the medicine … Continue reading →

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Can Loneliness Be A Hazard to Your Health?

As it turns out, yes it can! After retirement, people are more easily isolated, and they interact with others less frequently. Loneliness is a state … Continue reading →

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The Importance of Daily Activities

Studies have shown that the average adult over 65 spends an average of 10 hours or more each day sitting or lying down. Often, they … Continue reading →

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