Falls are the main cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries in people age 65 and older. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one in four older Americans … Continue reading Stay safe during senior living by following these 6 steps to prevent falls
Skilled Care Articles
Help for “mature” brains: from practical tips to memory supportBy Erik Dering / April 30, 2019 Health Care, Personal Care, Skilled Care
Have you ever had your keys one moment, only to misplace them the next? “I had them just a minute ago!” Have you struggled to remember what’s-his-name? “Oh, come on, … Continue reading Help for “mature” brains: from practical tips to memory support
Finding a long-term care facility: you have a choice, so ask questionsBy Michelle Schlegelmilch, B.S., NHA / July 19, 2018 Health Care, Skilled Care
If you have a loved one in need of long-term care services, how do you select the skilled care facility that is right for him or her? What features and … Continue reading Finding a long-term care facility: you have a choice, so ask questions
Rivals, best friends, and much more: Jack and Jim, a dynamic duo for 88 yearsBy Tara Ober / June 14, 2018 Community, Family, Lifestyle, Skilled Care
Jack and Jim Forsha now live at Brethren Village Retirement Community with their wives, Billie and Jean. Remarkably, their individual paths through life have been strikingly similar, with one rarely making a major decision without the other one. It’s who they are, it’s what they know, and neither of them would have it any other way.
Personal care services = security, privacy, fellowship and contentmentBy Debbie Fillmore / February 14, 2017 Caregivers, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Health Care, Personal Care, Skilled Care
We often hear from seniors and their families that they feel relieved following the move to a personal care residence at our continuing care retirement community (CCRC). We get comments like “I’ll never have to move again,” “This feels like home” and “Everything I need is right here.”
Retirees find joy and meaning at vibrant senior living communitiesBy Tara Ober / January 20, 2017 Community, Food, Health Care, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Residential Living, Senior Living, Skilled Care
The comedian George Burns practiced what he preached when he said, “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” At the age of 96, he signed … Continue reading Retirees find joy and meaning at vibrant senior living communities
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?By Scott Wissler / October 13, 2016 Continuing Care Retirement Community, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Residential Living, Skilled Care
The demand for CCRCs continues to increase and is expected to grow as baby boomers decide how to spend their retirement years.