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3 Reasons Retired Couples Should Choose a Continuing Care Community Early

Choosing a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) before you specifically need it can be a terrific idea for retired couples wanting to enjoy life, together as long as possible. From the financial to the emotional, this type of move has a number of benefits, including the three below. 1. Senior Couples Support Each Other Through [...]

2019-10-14T14:39:56-04:00October 17th, 2019|Tips|

Tips for New Residents

Moving into any new home can be challenging, and a retirement community is no different. Getting used to the new layout and lifestyle may take some time, but it helps to have a few tips from the experts. We asked one of our wellness nurses, Tricia McKee, for things that new residents can do to [...]

2019-07-26T08:36:44-04:00July 26th, 2019|Residents, Tips|

Everything You Need to Know About Scam IRS Calls and How to Avoid Them

Criminals often impersonate IRS workers so they can gain personal information from elderly adults. Sometimes IRS fraud happens via email or through in-person visits, but it typically occurs over the phone. If you get a call from someone who claims they work for the IRS, be careful what you say. Learn the basics about scam [...]

2019-02-11T16:30:12-04:00February 12th, 2019|Tips|

10 Ways Seniors Can Stay Active This Winter and Why It’s Important

Exercise promotes mental and physical health. Consistently incorporating fitness into your lifestyle reduces [1] your risk of heart disease while increasing your mobility. It also helps strengthen cognitive skills. Unfortunately, many elderly adults abandon their exercise routines when winter weather arrives. While it's difficult to enjoy a game of tennis or a leisurely stroll around [...]

2019-01-28T14:01:52-04:00January 29th, 2019|Tips|

Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors

With the holiday season in full swing, you might find yourself scrambling to think of gift ideas for your loved ones. While some age groups are easy to shop for, people often struggle with what to get older adults who seem to already have everything they need. Oftentimes, seniors are trying to downsize by getting [...]

2018-12-19T14:08:46-04:00December 19th, 2018|Tips|

Overlooked Dependent Medical Expenses That You Can Deduct From Taxes

7 Dependent Medical Expenses You Didn’t Know You Can Deduct Off Your Taxes Federal taxes are difficult to avoid, even if you're over the age of 65. After all, Uncle Sam wants his share of Social Security payments, retirement savings and dividends from stock portfolios. Unfortunately, the taxes these income sources generate may leave you [...]

2018-12-04T14:45:11-04:00December 7th, 2018|Tips|