Prioritize Self-Care with SPAN

Life's demands can sometimes feel like an uncomfortable, turbulent flight, and finding a moment for self-care can be quite challenging. A simple guide can help you navigate these waters – the SPAN (Sleep, Physical, Activity, Nutrition) method. Prioritizing self-care is crucial in life's challenges. The SPAN method is a simple guide to ensure that you are fit to care for yourself and others. [...]

2024-02-29T17:55:43-05:00February 29th, 2024|Prince Deese, Wellness|

Hot Chocolate with Tiny Marshmallows

A cup of hot chocolate with tiny marshmallows, soft music in the background, and frost on the windows. Sounds like a Hallmark winter! But we need even more for a happy and healthy winter. As the temperatures fall, it’s important to be intentional about navigating the season. The same activities that make us smile can also protect our bodies and brains. [...]

2024-02-29T17:21:44-05:00February 29th, 2024|Dr. Cheryl Greenberg, Wellness|

How to Enjoy Winter – Shake off the Winter Blues

The holiday season is over ... It is a relief for many to have life to return to normal. It is also a time of reflection about what’s next in the New Year and how to cope with the winter blues when the skies are dreary and the days are short. The good news is that life can have happy moments even when the mercury dips. Embrace the Winter Season / Spend Time with Family and Friends / Stay Active / Prioritize Health and Wellness / Relax and Recharge / Make Plans [...]

2024-02-29T17:06:01-05:00February 29th, 2024|Home Care & Home Health, Tina Glenn|

It’s Coffee Time

A properly designed long term care plan may seem small in the grandeur of financial planning, but its’ absence is very real at the time of an event. An unexpected turn of health can cause consequences that one may never financially recover from. Simply put, as you age, your body may require a variety of care options that come at a cost from an accident or a progressive debilitating illness. As you enjoy life today, the thought of an extended care event is not on most radars but you still need to plan if and/or when that event could occur. [...]

2024-02-27T18:41:47-05:00February 12th, 2024|David Haynes, Insurance|

Continuing Care Retirement Communities’ Payment Options

In today’s article I address a common question about retirement communities. Specifically Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) which some call Life Plan communities. The question varies but is around which financial plan is best for me or us. CCRC’s are generally available as either: [...]

2024-02-12T08:27:27-05:00February 12th, 2024|A Parting Word - By David Ammons|

You Don’t Have To Do It Alone

Moving can be stressful, but there are a number of resources available so that it doesn’t have to be. Those who have a team of professionals working together to get someone from a home to most likely a much smaller apartment in a senior living community are the residents who are set up for success. The professionals below can make selling your home, packing and moving to a senior living community a much less tedious task. [...]

2023-11-08T18:18:57-05:00November 8th, 2023|A Parting Word - By David Ammons|

Autumn Health and Safety Checklist for Seniors

Now is the perfect time for older adults who are aging in place to focus on their safety, health, and wellness. The following autumn health and safety checklist for seniors could help you prepare yourself and your aging loved one for the changing season. Conduct a home safety check. There are many things you can do to make your home safer for aging in place. Some are simple things, and some may include slight home modifications. [...]

2024-02-29T17:00:39-05:00November 8th, 2023|Home Care & Home Health, Tina Glenn|

How Exercise Benefits Mental Health

Exercise has been shown to have many health benefits, both physical and mental. However, when people think about health, they often only consider the physical aspect. As a result, our goals for exercising are often focused on improving our physical health. But ask anyone who has been exercising regularly and they will tell you how physical wellness isn’t the only benefit of exercising. [...]

2023-11-08T17:39:03-05:00November 8th, 2023|Fitness, Prince Deese|

Coaching for a New Stage

A NEW STAGE OF OPPORTUNITY AND STRENGTH. Creating a fulfilling future can seem difficult. We run into obstacles. We are unsure about how to move ahead. We need guidance and support to create a "new stage of opportunity and strength" that may involve relocating, deciding to retire, finding new creative outlets, volunteering, and planning adventures. This is where a life coach for seniors comes in. [...]

2023-11-08T17:23:09-05:00November 8th, 2023|Dr. Cheryl Greenberg, Planning for the Future|

Tell Them You Love Them

Three words we want to hear are “I love you.” Three words families don’t want to hear are “Long term care.” These are three words that many families learn the hard way when a loved one’s extended care event begins. Long term care is assistance provided because of their inability to perform activities of daily living due to an illness, injury, or progressive, sudden, cognitive impairment such as dementia or Alzheimer’s. [...]

2023-11-08T17:04:20-05:00November 8th, 2023|David Haynes, Insurance|
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