You decided to move into independent senior living, researched, and found the right community for you. All that is left to do now is the moving part. However, this could be the most stressful if you have not properly prepared. In fact, according to a survey conducted by OnePoll, “45% of respondents say that moving is by far the most stressful event in life.”Read More about Independent Senior Living: Tips for Making Your Move
This time of year is known as the season of giving, but this can mean so much more than finding and giving the perfect gifts to family members and friends. This could mean giving our time, volunteering, and getting involved in our communities to help those in need or support a good cause.Read More about Tis the Season of Giving: Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors
Going home for the holidays is more than just a chance for you to spend quality time with family members; it also presents an opportunity to check in on your parent or aging relative, ensuring they are still living comfortably and safely in their home.Read More about Home for the Holidays: Signs Your Parent May Need to Explore Assisted Living Options
There are many things to consider when searching for the right senior living community for yourself or someone you love. You need to find a place that offers the right care, amenities that suit your desired lifestyle, and activities or events that cater to your interests. This is a lot to think about already, but there is something else that is worth considering and adding to your list of qualities you want in a community: The Eden Alternative®.Read More about Why Choose an Eden Alternative® Community?
The lifestyle we cultivate at Uplands Village is all about personal choice and living with purpose. Our senior living community in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee, is more than just a place to retire; it is a culture-rich and progressive life plan community with a place and purpose for everyone.Read More about What Does Daily Life Look Like at Uplands Village?
When it comes to senior care, no situation is exactly the same. This also includes the needs of your parents. So while your parents may be aging together, they could be aging differently.Read More about What Happens if Mom and Dad Have Different Senior Care Needs?
When you envision an overall healthy lifestyle, you are more than likely thinking about physical activity and maintaining a healthy diet. While these are critical components, it certainly is not the whole picture.Read More about Building Lasting Friendships in Your Retirement Living Community
Even if you haven’t ridden a bicycle since you were a child, it is not too late to reap the benefits that cycling can have on your health in your retirement years. In fact, more and more older adults are choosing biking as their preferred method of physical activity, and for a good reason!Read More about 5 Benefits of Biking for Older Adults & Retirees
Creating your ideal retirement lifestyle takes planning, but the challenge is that you have to do a lot of this planning without knowing what the future holds. You can make educated guesses based on your current health and lifestyle choices, but it’s hard to know the type of support you might need – until that time comes.Read More about What Happens if Your Health Needs Change?
Moving to a new place takes a lot of work and consideration, regardless of your stage of life. When you moved out of your parent’s house, you likely wanted to move somewhere that fits your budget. When buying your first house, you might have looked for things like a good school district and a big yard. As you get older, you might set your sights on a retirement living community and find yourself asking, “what am I looking for?”Read More about 4 Things to Consider When Searching for a Senior Living Community