Retirement communities are all about improving your quality of life. Therefore, many recognize how pets contribute to that quality of life and are happy to have you bring them along when you move in. More than companionship. “We strongly believe in the life-affirming power of pets,” says Holiday Retirement, which owns Heritage Oaks on Richmond,…

When it’s time for a loved one to move into a retirement living community, there are a lot of things to consider. Location, cost and care level are just a few of the many factors that families weigh. But the most important thing to consider is one simple question. Will my family member be happy?…

Helping to Choose a Nursing Home Once a Child … Always a Child I’ve written many articles about and marketing for senior living facilities over the years, so I know how dogged seniors can be about their independence. They’ll drag their feet about moving into assisted living, or heaven forbid, a nursing home, because the…

Nursing Home Recreates Classic Film Moments

Seniors recreate classic movie moments A Nursing Home in Germany recently did a professional photo shoot with residents, ranging in age from 75-98, recreating classic film moments.  The residents paid tribute to films including Titanic, Rocky, James Bond, Blues Brothers, Mary Poppins, and more.  The community shot the photos for an upcoming calendar that starred…

springmoor

Springmoor Retirement in Raleigh, NC – A Princess’s Wish Realized by Roger Gore, Marketing Director Springmoor Life Care Retirement Community It was one of those gorgeous fall days when the rustling gold and orange tree leaves and crisp air begs you to walk and enjoy. It happened that I needed to check on how house…

continuing care retirement

Nobody likes moving. Even if it’s to a better living space or an exciting new city, the packing, transporting, unpacking, arranging, and acclimating can be just unbearable. So, do you really think seniors are any different? Luckily, there’s an option that can keep the hassle of moving to a minimum: Continuing Care Retirement Communities. These…