Senior adults have a higher risk of dehydration, particularly during hot, humid weather. That’s why they need to increase their intake of water during active senior living in the summertime. … Continue reading Hot weather tips for preventing dehydration to enjoy active senior living
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Active senior living can continue even if driving stopsBy Lorie Zeamer / June 20, 2019 Community, Lifestyle, Senior Living
Many adults love to drive, and it’s a pleasure that extends into the senior years for some. Maybe it’s the sense of control, the feeling of independence, or just the … Continue reading Active senior living can continue even if driving stops
Tips for winter weather safety from our senior residential living communityBy Doug Dosch / January 28, 2019 Community, Residential Living, Senior Living
We hope the current winter won’t rival 1996 when a blizzard on Jan. 7-8 dumped a record 30 inches of snow on Lancaster County. Nor would we welcome the sub-zero … Continue reading Tips for winter weather safety from our senior residential living community
Seniors join in the fun of tour bus trips at retirement communitiesBy Kelly Collier / April 26, 2018 Lifestyle, Residential Living, Senior Living
The best continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) plan entertaining, enlightening tour bus trips that offer new experiences for seniors all year long in comfort and style. Residents enjoy socializing on … Continue reading Seniors join in the fun of tour bus trips at retirement communities
Our top ten safety and security guidelines for seniors not living in retirement communitiesBy Larry Snavely / August 4, 2017 Community, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Lifestyle, Residential Living, Senior Living
Many seniors living in their private homes are at greater risk of being injured or harmed by safety and security hazards. Understandably, loved ones may be concerned about their well-being and check on them daily.
To further guarantee their safety, family members also can help by ensuring seniors follow these “top ten” safety and security guidelines:
Our most popular outdoor activities for senior independent living ResidentsBy Neil Fair / July 24, 2017 Community, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Lifestyle, Residential Living, Senior Living, Wellness
From spring through fall, many retirees enjoy spending time outdoors, savoring either the mid-day sunshine or the cooler air of dawn or dusk. Newcomers to senior residential living soon discover that their new home offers an array of outdoor recreational activities, with various interests in mind.
Considering a move to a retirement community? Ask yourself these questionsBy Scott Wissler / March 30, 2017 Lifestyle, Residential Living, Senior Living
“Is this the right move for me?” is a question asked by thousands of retirees as they contemplate the benefits of remaining in their private residence versus the advantages of moving to a senior living community. At Brethren Village Retirement Community, we realize that it’s a major life decision and one that should be made with plenty of thought and preparation.
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
On-demand services at CCRCs offer convenience for active seniorsBy Lorie Zeamer / November 16, 2016 Community, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Food, Lifestyle
The best continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) ensure that their residents experience the kind of retirement that perfectly suits their wants and needs. Though these senior living communities are skilled … Continue reading On-demand services at CCRCs offer convenience for active seniors