A younger person may have easily found new friendships in school, work or through mutual family and friends. Retirement brings a different approach. However, a positive attitude toward friendship generally results in a long, happy and healthy retirement, one surrounded by friends. Local Clubs One way to find new friends is by joining a local… Read More


There may be a general idea of what is needed or wanted but education and a solid understanding of the reality of Retirement Living is essential. A search is best done in collaboration with a Senior Transition Consultant. Experts in the field of Senior Living, they will find the most appropriate Retirement Community for yourself… Read More


An ongoing connection with others to establish meaningful relationships with a community and others is important. Engaging in social activities seems to be a natural occurrence in younger years but older adults living alone face unique social challenges, some leading to health issues. it is important to identify the sources and address them to avoid… Read More


Continual risks exist for all but especially for elders. It is difficult to imagine a world where one becomes dependent on others for transportation to social events, shopping, church, errands and vacation destinations. The reality of aging, however, does predict there will be a time when the keys may need to be given to someone… Read More


A discussion with a parent about an option to move where they are safe and well cared for is one of the foremost problematic dialogs. The First Hurdle Opinions will differ…siblings, a parent, trusted family members, and friends either heighten the negatives of moving or support the positive aspects of a transition. Hopes of a… Read More