What’s the Difference: Assisted Living, Personal Care, and Life Plan Communities?

As people age, sometimes we need a little more help with our daily activities and chores than when we were younger. Older adults can enter into specifically designed assisted living and personal care neighborhoods to meet their ongoing needs. Still, if you thought those two terms were completely interchangeable, you would be mistaken. 

All in the Mind: Ways for Seniors to Boost Brain Power

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Learning new skills is crucial to healthy human development. In the case of some cognitive skills, “you lose them if you don’t use them.” However, as you age, it can be harder to keep learning new information and skills — and combined with the increased risk of cognitive decline that comes with age, sometimes it […]

Staying Connected: Fun Activities to Do With a Loved One in a Nursing Home

Family dinners, a helping hand cleaning and/or bringing groceries are just a few things that may have made you feel needed and connected to your aging loved one. What do you do if that loved one is now staying in a nursing home? When senior living communities step into provide care for older adults, sometimes […]

Top Hobbies for Seniors to Try in Retirement

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Retirement is an exciting time that brings the opportunity to relax, tackle punch lists, and try new things. For many seniors, this means hobbies that they didn’t have time for when they were busy with work and children. Staying active and engaged both physically and socially is important for seniors. Hobbies are a great way […]

An Updated Explainer on COVID-19 for Seniors

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It’s been over a year since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, we know a lot more about the virus and disease than ever before. More good news – several COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed, and senior citizens have been prioritized for the first stage of vaccinations, especially if they live in a residential […]

Useful Technology Gifts for Your Aging Loved One

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Giving gifts to aging loved ones can at times feel like an extreme sport. You might feel like your aging loved one has everything they already need or that their preferences are too specific for you to navigate, but don’t despair. With a few key considerations, you can feel confident that you are giving your […]

Pickering Manor – One of Country’s Best Nursing Homes – U.S. News

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Have you heard…Pickering Manor has once again been named one of the country’s BEST nursing homes, according to U.S. News and World Report We are so proud of our hardworking and dedicated staff, where taking care of our residents with compassion and respect is a priority. Read the article here!