the benefits of music can be gained not just by listening to music, but also by playing it

Benefits of Music for Seniors: Unlock the Power of Song

There is power in music. It can make us dance, smile, or cry. It has a way of connecting us to the people and events around us, like a soundtrack to our lives. Research shows that both listening to and making music are also powerful medicines. This is particularly true for older adults battling various…   Read More

a senior learning about a not-for-profit senior living community

Advantages of a Not-for-Profit Senior Living Community

When looking at senior living communities for yourself or a loved one, there are many great options and many things to consider. Whether you’re looking for active independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing or memory care, a key consideration is whether the community operates as a for-profit or not-for-profit senior living organization. It can make…   Read More

Living room in a one-bedroom senior living apartment

Senior Living Apartments: Decorating a One-Bedroom

You don’t need a lot of rooms and square footage to have an enviably beautiful and totally comfortable home. Many seniors making the move to a one-bedroom senior living apartment home in retirement communities are realizing just how true it is. It seems that the more rooms we have, the less we use and the…   Read More

benefits of salt water

The 6 Surprising Benefits of Salt Water for Seniors

Florida has become one of the most popular places to retire. There are many reasons for this, but the sunshine and beaches are at the top of the list. Living in a city like Venice on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast means sun, warm breezes, and miles of salt water are right in your backyard. If…   Read More