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Five Reasons Florida Is the Best Place for Retirees

Selecting the right place to retire is a major decision. You'll need to consider a variety of factors when choosing the best location. Even though there are several options throughout the United States and abroad worth considering, Florida is continually one of the most popular locations for retirement. There are several great reasons why Florida [...]

By |2021-10-15T16:45:12+00:00October 21st, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Five Reasons Florida Is the Best Place for Retirees

The Benefits of Art for Retirees

Working with paint, pencils, color, and shapes is fun for people of all ages. But it can be especially beneficial for seniors. Art for retired seniors is just one of the ways you can stay active into your retirement, and one with a range of benefits both physical and mental. Art doesn’t just have to [...]

By |2021-10-12T13:10:31+00:00October 13th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on The Benefits of Art for Retirees

Planning a Move to a CCRC? Here Are the Financial Considerations

A continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, is a type of senior living community where residents enjoy countless amenities, services, and accommodations that help them age in place. When you move into a CCRC, you'll discuss your life plan with the facility's team, ensuring that they can continue supporting your independence even as your abilities [...]

By |2021-09-29T15:37:59+00:00September 29th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Planning a Move to a CCRC? Here Are the Financial Considerations

Four Steps to Choosing the Right Retirement Community

How do you select the right community for you? You are starting to think a retirement community might be in your future. There are reasons you are thinking this way: home maintenance is getting harder, social interactions are harder during the pandemic, you are looking for activities and amenities and maybe care down the road. [...]

By |2021-09-15T18:07:56+00:00September 15th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Four Steps to Choosing the Right Retirement Community

Beware of These Common Scams Targeted at Seniors

Con artists love to prey on senior citizens because they're easy targets. They're often lonely, they usually have some savings, and they're more likely to trust people. In 2020, Americans over 65 lost nearly one billion dollars to scams.[1] A smooth-talking criminal can socially engineer a lot of information from seniors by posing as a [...]

By |2021-10-05T15:37:12+00:00August 12th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Beware of These Common Scams Targeted at Seniors

5 Reasons Why Retirees Should Consider Long-Term Care Services

You or someone you love may need long-term care services at some point. According to a report released by the Center for Retirement Research, at least 38% of Americans 65 years of age or older will have moderate needs. A further 22% of seniors will have minimal needs.[1] With long-term care, seniors get help carrying [...]

By |2021-08-05T14:03:09+00:00August 5th, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Retirees Should Consider Long-Term Care Services

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 |2021-07-24T13:59:26+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Blog Post|Comments Off on Best Times for Bird-Watching in Florida
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