How to Meet People in Richmond, VA You’re no longer going to work each day. You may have lost your spouse. Maybe you’re not even driving anymore. As you get older, you just don’t encounter as many people in your daily life anymore and that resulting decline in social interaction not only makes life a…

Seniors are encouraged to think of heart health during American Heart Month February is a time of year that many people see hearts as a symbol of love, but it’s also a time to remember your heart’s health. February has been designated as American Heart Month in an effort to raise awareness and prevention of…

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?…

assisted living

Assisted Living Communities: Looking Beyond the Price Tag If you’re shopping for an assisted living community for yourself or a loved one, it’s easy to get sticker shock. The monthly fees are nothing to sneeze at! But when considering these prices, you also have to remember that you’re not just paying for rent. These fees…

creole shrimp recipe

This recipe for Creole Shrimp comes to us from Ricardo Woods, food services director, The Towers Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Richmond, Virginia. The Towers offers independent and assisted living as well as care for those with Alzheimer’s and other memory-impairing diseases. It is located at 7015 Carnation St., Richmond, behind Chippenham Hospital at…

pay for home care

Virginia has publicly funded in-home programs for those who cannot afford private-pay home care.   To find Home Care options in your area, visit http://www.homecarechoice.com Among them the Community Living Program, a nursing home diversion program, and Home and Community Services, a program to enable low-income seniors to live at home.   How To Pay…