This week marks the 22nd anniversary of Aegis Living and we couldn't help but dance! From our very first community in Pleasant Hill, CA, to our brand new Aeg...
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
There are many important benefits of living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). In order to fully understand these benefits, it’s important to understand what a CCRC is. Simply put, a CCRC is a particular type of retirement community that offers several levels of health care on one campus Independent Living for residents who don’t need personal assistance (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living”) Assisted Living for people who require a little help with the activities of daily living (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living” or “Extended Living”). Memory Care (this is sometimes referred to as “Special Care”). Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (both short- and long-term) in…
10 best exercises for senior adults
What’s the secret of longevity? Exercise, of course!
Gene Wilder's widow on what it's like to care for someone with Alzheimer's
In an exclusive essay for ABC News, Karen Wilder opens up about her 35-year marriage to the late actor and activist Gene Wilder. The “Young Frankenstein” star died last year at the age of 83, after battling Alzheimer's disease in the final years of his life. Wilder discusses some of the trials and...
What Is The Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably. Discover how the two diagnoses, while related, are remarkably different.
What Happens to Intimacy When Your Spouse has Alzheimer's or Dementia
What happens to Intimacy when your Souse has Alzheimer's?
Why Care Coordination is Important to the Health of Seniors.
Caring Senior Service provides the importance of care coordination.
Why 55-Plus 'Senior Living' Needs a Rebrand
It’s time to set the record straight: “55-plus senior living communities” are a myth. These so-called “independent living communities” are advertised as appealing to a younger demographic of seniors, with lively, fit 60-year-olds often seen playing sports and socializing in their marketing materials. Yes, these Read More »
Senior Living Tips: 5 Super Foods for Seniors
A healthy diet is essential in senior living communities. The following foods should be on the menu at these communities for seniors to stay healthy!
Five reasons why assisted living may be the best solution for your loved one
Elders often say they want to stay in their own homes. They've lived there for decades and see no reason to move. However, many times their neighborhoods have changed so much that they are no longer safe. Even if the neighborhoods are safe, many of the old neighbors have died or moved away, and the elders become isolated. Many times a move to assisted living can give elders a new lease on life.
Cruise Travel Tips
Blog post at Boomer Places : Cruise Vacations for Baby Boomers Many boomers love to take cruise vacations and it is an important part of boomer travel v[..]