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Choosing Independent and Assisted Living

As we age we are faced with the question of where to spend our golden years. Sometimes the question becomes more of a concern after a health scare or the death of a loved one. While older individuals must wager changes in a living situation, not everyone wants to lose their independence. Oftentimes, in the [...]

Moving To An Independent Senior Living Community

There are a lot of things to consider when looking for independent senior living, and Winston Salem is a great place to start. Whether you're already a part of our great city, or if you're thinking of settling down here, this article will help you take the next step on the road to a happy [...]

What is Independent Senior Living?

What is an Independent Living Community in Winston Salem? Think of independent living as a housing arrangement for older adults, generally age 55 and older. The housing itself can vary drastically, from simple to luxury, to apartment-style to home-style. However, a common theme is the simplicity of the layout, which is essential for older adults. [...]

By |2019-10-31T11:26:52-05:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, Independent Living, Senior Living|0 Comments

What is it like to live in a senior living community?

If you're thinking about moving to an assisted living community, then you're no doubt thinking of what it would be like to live there. You can get a feel for it by visiting a friend, taking a tour, or even participating in one of the available activities. But still, you won't know what's going on [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:32:19-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Blog, Senior Living|0 Comments

What amenities should I be looking for in assisted living?

If you bring up assisted living to a loved one, you may be met with forceful rejection. Change is scary after all, especially when you have to leave home. It's scary even if you're just searching for "assisted living near me." However, many seniors picture the idea of nursing homes, which is different from assisted [...]

By |2019-10-03T15:16:28-05:00October 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How to find the right senior living facility

Right now, you might be searching for "assisted living near me." You've decided that this is the next step in your life journey and are ready to take the plunge. Wait, not so fast! You've to be prepared to handle a few critical aspects of the searching process. One is the costs. You will need [...]

By |2019-10-03T15:17:03-05:00September 22nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Financial Planning For Retirement

While you are young and healthy, financial planning for retirement and creating a budget for your retirement can seem like a distant chore. You know you should be saving, but likely have no idea what that really means. It is definitely better to start saving earlier rather than later as this isn't really something you [...]

How to Make New Friends in a Senior Living Community Near Me

Making friends as an adult can seem like a daunting task. It can be awkward, uncomfortable, stressful, and confusing. You may be asking yourself, what should you say to someone you want to be friends with? How do you even meet people anyways? While no one answer will work for everyone, there are a few [...]

Costs of Long Term Elder Care and Senior Housing

Aging and retiring require meticulous financial planning when it comes to paying for the costs of long term elder care. When you are looking for an assisted living community, NC, or any other elder care, you may be wondering what the costs associated with it are. The answer really depends on the type of care [...]

What is Retirement Really Like?

Planning for retirement takes decades of hard work and financial discipline. Many people know that they will retire one day, but they don’t know what it will be like once they get there. If you are approaching retirement age, either you may be anxious to leave the working world, or you may wonder how you [...]