Category Archives: Residential Communities

Can a Senior Living Community Make a Marriage Better?

Are you considering a senior living community? There are plenty of pros and cons, but here’s something that we haven’t heard much about –  making that move just might improve your marriage! How?  Take a look! Source: Can a Senior Living Community Make a Marriage Better?

What Will Senior Housing Look Like in 2028?

Big changes are coming, because boomers have higher expectations as consumers.” Boy, is that the truth!  We have the opportunity (and the challenge) to turn the senior living model on its ear.  Read this, and let’s get active! Source: What Will Senior Housing Look Like in 2028?

Why Americans Are Embracing Communal Living

Are you intrigued by the concept of co-housing?  Some of use tried communal living back in the day, but don’t let old tapes stop you from considering a different way to live now.  Here’s a good overview and some suggestions to consider: Source: Why Americans of All Ages Are Embracing Communal Living

How Can We Keep People Out of Nursing Homes?

I live in a senior building, and this is a common topic and top concern among my neighbors.   Nobody wants to go to a nursing home or even the slightly less alarming alternative, assisted living.  Around here they call it “the next phase”.  I see a very fine line between when a person can live independently and when they are no longer able to stay safe alone.  Often, the stopgap is some form of in-home care, and that can make a huge difference.  Let’s hope that some of the innovative programs detailed in this article help, so we can all age with grace and dignity.  Source: How Can We Keep People Out of Nursing Homes?