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How Needle Arts Help You Stay Active and Social

Retirement can be a difficult time, especially if you're used to being busy and active. A lack of engagement at this point in your life may not be wise as it can have significant adverse health impacts.[3] However, there are several ways to ensure you remain active for good health and happy retirement. One of [...]

By |2021-07-12T20:16:14+00:00July 12th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on How Needle Arts Help You Stay Active and Social

How Gardening and Houseplants Give Your Mood a Boost

Living at Buena Vida Estates means that you get to enjoy a warm climate all year long. Brevard County's tropical weather is ideal for year-round gardening. Many scientific studies have found that getting outdoors and doing some gardening has a big boost on your mental health.[1] Even if you cannot plant an outdoor garden, you [...]

By |2021-06-28T20:10:39+00:00July 8th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on How Gardening and Houseplants Give Your Mood a Boost

Addressing Our Ongoing Long-Term Care Crisis

Dealing with a family member who is seriously ill with an acute health condition or a chronic disease can be overwhelming. In many cases, the only answer is to find a long-term care option. While this is a difficult situation, you should approach it with your loved one's best interests in mind.  Issues may also [...]

By |2021-06-28T17:29:23+00:00June 29th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Addressing Our Ongoing Long-Term Care Crisis

Best Times for Bird-Watching in Florida

If you love bird-watching, then you intuitively know why you keep going back to your favorite spot. Of course, this simple activity makes us relax and reset while encouraging physical movement and reducing feelings of loneliness. Nonetheless, countless studies reveal that the benefits of bird-watching are more profound than we think. For instance, research by [...]

By |2021-06-22T18:34:45+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Best Times for Bird-Watching in Florida

10 Questions to Ask About CCRCs

There are many things to consider when deciding where to live as a senior. Among them are location, quality, amenities, contract terms, price, and care services. While the internet has made researching CCRCs, or Continuing Care Retirement Communities, much easier, still the lists of features can seem overwhelming. To decide the best option for your [...]

By |2021-05-26T14:55:37+00:00May 30th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask About CCRCs

Examining the True Costs of Aging in Place

According to a 2018 AARP survey, 76% of American adults ages 50 and up hope to keep living in their current homes until they can't. Nearly just as many—77%—wanted to remain in their current communities as long as humanly possible. The survey found a discrepancy between seniors' plans and their confidence in those plans: Just [...]

By |2021-05-26T14:52:03+00:00May 26th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Examining the True Costs of Aging in Place

Adult Children’s Views on Aging Parents

Seniors usually consult with their loved ones before deciding to move to a continuing care retirement community. It's certainly a big decision that can generate strong responses. In particular, grown children often feel the need to raise their opinions about the matter. Most adult children feel obligated to take care of their aging parents. They [...]

By |2021-05-05T20:01:30+00:00May 10th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Adult Children’s Views on Aging Parents

Explore the Different Types of Independent Senior Living

Being able to live independently makes a senior's golden years a fun and exciting time where you can focus on yourself, make new friends, and have time for all your hobbies. Independent living comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Understanding the differences between all your options will help you find the best one [...]

By |2021-05-18T12:43:07+00:00May 4th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Explore the Different Types of Independent Senior Living

Why Seniors Wait to Move to CCRCs

We all want to stay in our homes. But as we age, many things in our lives change. Thinking about moving to a senior-living community or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is an important step. Still, we tend to delay. my LifeSite surveyed seniors about why they wait for community care.[1] Why do seniors [...]

By |2021-04-27T16:58:50+00:00April 27th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Why Seniors Wait to Move to CCRCs

Why You Should Consider Moving to a CCRC Earlier

Reasons to Move to a CCRC Earlier Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) homes offer a great deal of independence for Seniors. However, many adults age 50 and above still want to remain in their homes. There are many reasons that people give as to why they avoid community living. The most common reason is they [...]

By |2021-04-14T20:36:38+00:00April 14th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Why You Should Consider Moving to a CCRC Earlier
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