Retirement is a gift, giving most older adults the extra time they have always wanted to enjoy favorite hobbies or to pursue a new passion. If your retirement plans include a canine companion, you are about to enjoy the additional benefits of having a dog. However, not all parts of dog ownership are easy, and you can give yourself and your new best friend the best relationship by making wise decisions. We’ve got a rundown of breeds that could be perfect to accompany you during retirement.
Senior living communities are known for having a full schedule of leisure and recreation activities. Since recent restrictions due to Covid-19, many communities have had to re-imagine how to provide residents a healthy and exciting lifestyle. Our Senior Living LIVE host, Melissa Lee, sits down with Brandi Blizzard of The Arbor Company, to find out ways the Arbor communities have been adjusting to continue to offer engaging and fun activities safely.
Today, many people turn to the internet when they have a question. For aging seniors and their loved ones, the internet can be a helpful place to find the answers to questions about retirement planning, dementia care, and anything in between. However, how do you know which online sources are reliable? We’ve done the research for you and have pulled a few online resources for seniors that can be a trusted place to turn to if you’re feeling confused or overwhelmed.
John Dove, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, gives us a preview of the upcoming free webinar, Senior Living LIVE - Outsmart the Scammers. In the webinar, Mr. Dove sits down with host, Melissa Lee, to discuss the warning signs to avoid a fraudulent encounter.
Cooler temperatures, crisp breezes, and colorful scenery are the hallmarks of autumn throughout much of the country. Even better, seniors can safely enjoy much of what fall has to offer thanks to the plethora of outdoor activities readily available in most cities and towns.
If you are searching for a good excuse to get out of the house, consider adding any of these ideas to your must-do list for this autumn.
The right senior living community can change your life, offering you a steady supply of things to do, people to see, and special events. At Arbor, we offer gourmet dining and luxury living and put you at the center of every decision we make. The result is a thriving community where seniors can live more joyful, purposeful lives. You might even live longer, thanks to nourishing and tasty meals, more activity, and relief from the health-eroding effects of isolation and loneliness.
The global coronavirus pandemic has put senior wellness and health at the forefront of conversations in family homes, hospitals, and even grocery stores. Because older adults are especially vulnerable to serious complications from COVID-19, the extra attention to keeping them as safe as possible has been a wise decision. However, many family members and medical professionals are also seeing the side effects of social isolation for older adults: depression, anxiety, and general loneliness are on the rise.