Lifelong learning can have a profound impact on retirement. Is it ageist to think learning and creativity are for the young, not the young at heart? Absolutely!
Wellness programs are emerging as a promising way to turn the tide of poor health trends among older adults. They’re also a powerful reminder that we alone have the ability to take control over our own health and wellbeing, with community resources standing by to help.
When the time comes, most people prefer to pass away at home or on a life plan community campus, rather than an acute care hospital or assisted living.
Our grandparents rarely thought about assisted living. Options were few, costs of care were low, insurance was less restrictive, and loved ones expected to eventually become caregivers. It was normal to rely on family. It was a different time.
Falls aren’t just painful; they’re scary, too. Then, before we know it, our shaken confidence and fear of falling starts to change our lifestyle. Less gardening, less shopping, less movement. Before we know it, that new “lifestyle of less” snowballs into decline.
AARP suggests that 90 percent of seniors would prefer to age in place in their own homes, but may be overlooking a vital part of successfully aging in place: home safety modifications.
Arizona’s luxury retirement communities are among the best in the world, offering an impressive selection of locations, amenities and lifestyles.
Ninety percent of seniors prefer to remain in their own homes during their golden years; however, the reality is that successful independent living requires certain skills.
During retirement, socializing might not be enough to grow your circle of friends.
Arizona’s best retirement communities share a lifestyle choice in common with those who live longest… and it’s probably not what you’re thinking.