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


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 new approach, animal therapy, has recently become popular in Memory Assisted Care Communities. Dementia patients are prospering from animal therapy. Pets offer companionship and unconditional love; they have a key part in the quality of lives. Fostering a Home-Like Experience In the early 1990s Dr. William Thomas, a medical director at a New York… Read More


Statistics from Caregiver Actions show approximately 66% of family caregivers are women with more than 37% having children or grandchildren under 18 years old living with them. 1.4 million children ages 8 to 18 provide care for an adult relative; 72% are caring for a parent or grandparent and 64% live in the same household… Read More