From happenings in and around our community to useful senior living news, our blog can keep you up to date.

Is it Time for Memory Care? How to Prepare for the Move

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate as many as 5.6 million people aged 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. If you’ve been caring for a parent with dementia at home, it can be challenging to know when to reach out for more support. While you may experience feelings of guilt …

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Tips for Seniors Staging Their Home for Sale

When you’ve committed to move to an independent living retirement community, you’re either in the process of selling your home or you’re preparing to put your home on the market. Selling your home can be difficult for a number of reasons , not the least of which is parting with a place you’ve created countless …

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Questions to Ask When Touring a Retirement Community

During these, the best years of your life, it’s vital to have engaging social, physical and mental support. Many individuals gain this support by living in a retirement community. You may have researched retirement living options before, but found yourself overwhelmed with the amount of information available. However, with a little planning and foresight, exploring …

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Why Friendships Later in Life May Improve Health Outcomes

What constitutes a happy and healthy life? According to several studies, maintaining positive relationships in your life is just as important to your health and well-being as diet and exercise.  That’s right: the people we surround ourselves with can have a big impact on our health. Research has even shown that maintaining positive friendships can …

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Living in a Community vs. Staying at Home

As you reach your golden years and move toward retirement, there are many choices to make. Deciding where to call home for the years you worked hard to enjoy without reservation is perhaps one of the largest and most important choices you will make. For most older adults, there are two main choices: staying in …

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Tips for Reducing Loneliness for Seniors During the Holidays

Every holiday season, families gather together to celebrate. While many families have the luxury of being able to enjoy each other’s company, the holiday season can also be a lonely time of year for many seniors. There are several reasons seniors experience loneliness around the holidays. In this article we’ll explore why older adults often …

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How to Support Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Caregivers, whether family, friends or a hired service, play a vital yet challenging role in our lives as we age. This is especially true for caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Accounting for 60-80% of dementia cases, Alzheimer’s is a crippling disease affecting older adults along with their families and caregivers. As the disease progresses, …

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Abbey Delray Salutes Our Veterans

Crisply pressed uniforms. Faces brimming with valor. Each portrait a reflection of decades of dedicated service. At Abbey Delray, our new Wall of Honor is a testament to all of our amazing residents who have served our country. Unveiled during a special ceremony on Nov. 3, our Wall of Honor is a great source of …

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The Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing

While assisted living and skilled nursing are care services that help senior citizens continue to live their lives to the fullest, the benefits that each of them offer are quite different from each other. In this article we will outline the key differences between the two types of care so that you can decide which …

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