November is Diabetes Awareness MonthDid you know that seniors are affected by diabetes more than any other age group? According to the American Diabetes Association, about 25% of adults over the age of 65 are living with diabetes in the United States. Every November is designated as Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when communities and organizations across the country team up to raise awareness about what this diagnosis involves. Wh
October 29, 2019
Many Seniors Would Prefer Assisted Living Over Family CaregiversAccording to a recent survey, nearly two-thirds (64%) of respondents aged 60 or more would rather live in an assisted living community than be cared for by their adult children. The study, conducted by a medical equipment company, also found that more older adults are open to the idea of assisted living in general, with 80% of seniors saying they would consider it in the future. This senior living
October is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthEvery October, we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month to spread the word about the disease and the importance of getting regular mammograms and breast cancer screenings. According to the Centers for Disease Control, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women, besides skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer a
How to Stage a Home for SaleSelling your home can be one of the most complex aspects of moving to a senior living community. In addition to finding the right real estate agent to work with and sorting through your belongings, you’ll want to make sure that your home sells as quickly as possible.