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Health Benefits of Tea in Senior Living

Ever since ancient times, tea has been a popular beverage. Modern studies also show the many benefits of tea for people (especially seniors). Drinking tea will improve your heart health by reducing triglyceride and cholesterol levels, as well as protect your brain and reduce your risk of getting diabetes. Delicate times in senior living communities [...]

By |2020-03-27T13:17:25-05:00March 27th, 2020|Blog, Senior Living|0 Comments

Spring Cleaning Tips for Senior Independent Living Apartments

We've made it through another winter and spring is almost here. We know the importance of spring cleaning for seniors, which is why we've put together this list of steps for spring cleaning from start to finish for senior independent living apartments. If you're a caregiver, then you should know the benefits of spring cleaning [...]

By |2020-02-28T17:28:23-05:00February 28th, 2020|Blog, Senior Living|0 Comments

Assisted and Independent Living: How to Navigate Relationships

Think about how you want your ideal retirement to be. Will you be reflecting on the life you've lived? The adventures you've been on? The skills you've mastered? Or maybe you'll be focusing more on romance than anything else… Finding romance in old age can hold benefits that aren't available at a younger age. You'll [...]

By |2020-02-17T12:52:44-05:00February 17th, 2020|Blog, Senior Living|0 Comments

Hygiene Tips For Senior Living

As a senior gets older, personal hygiene can become more and more difficult. Habits become harder to maintain, energy levels and mobility both decrease, and seniors begin to skip important aspects of personal hygiene like grooming and bathing. But there are many reasons why one should never skip out on personal hygiene. For one, confidence [...]

By |2020-02-28T14:52:22-05:00February 5th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

6 Steps For A Tidy Independent Living Community

Anytime is a good time to declutter the room. Whether you're a caregiver or a resident in an independent living near you, someone may have noticed that clutter has started to accumulate over time. In fact, if you're in independent living as opposed to assisted living, then bigger messes can result since the resident is [...]

By |2020-01-14T13:16:37-05:00January 14th, 2020|Blog, Independent Living|0 Comments

Adjusting to Assisted Living in Winston Salem NC

Even if you're moving into assisted living willingly, it can be quite an emotional affair. You might be afraid of losing your independence, your home, and your youthful past. You might also fear aging, making new friends, and adapting to a strange new place. But fear not - these ten strategies will help you to combat [...]

By |2020-02-28T14:51:40-05:00December 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Best Seasonal Icebreakers for Assisted Living

A common misconception about assisted living is that it's a place for seniors to be locked up and isolated. However, this is the opposite of the truth. Today's assisted living facilities are more like resorts. They come with wellness centers, restaurant-style dining, swimming pools, beauty parlors, theaters, and more. Good facilities have everything for everyone's interests. [...]

By |2019-12-26T12:18:04-05:00December 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

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 |2020-08-11T11:15:26-05:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, Independent Living, Senior Living|0 Comments