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There is no escaping the simple fact that life is full of challenges. From the moment we begin our life journey we a presented with choices. Early on, most of those choices are made by our parents. As we grow older, we start to make our own decisions about where we want to live, go to school, work and who we want to spend our lives with. When we approach retirement age, we're given yet another set of choices to make on how we want to spend the "golden years." Isn't this what you’ve been working for your entire life, to retire in a relaxing and stress free environment? The issue then becomes where.

Planning ahead for retirement enables you to make smart choices about the kind of living atmosphere you would like to surround yourself with. In some cases where health is a concern, those choices might be limiting, but that doesn't mean you still can’t be part of the decision. First step, get informed. Explore your options. You'll find an abundant variety of resources here to help you make an informed decision about your retirement living. This is one those major life decisions that you shouldn't wait to make.

Assistance Living

New Study Reveals Most Expensive States For Long-Term Care

Every day, more than 10 thousand Americans turn 65. And as members of th........ Read More February 24, 2015

5 Little-Known Organizations That Are Changing The Lives Of Seniors

There are plenty of organizations, such as AARP, whose purpose it is to ........ Read More December 1, 2014

Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas for an Assisted Living Resident

We’ve done away with traditional Father’s Day gift items like cufflinks........ Read More June 6, 2014

Assisted Living 101: Different Kinds of Assisted Living Communities

Acknowledging your senior needs to live in an assisted living community........ Read More May 23, 2014

Ways Home Automation Can Keep You Independent

Aging in place is a concept many seniors strive for, as they want to ke........ Read More May 14, 2014

Baby Boomer Lifestyles

New Study Reveals Most Expensive States For Long-Term Care

Every day, more than 10 thousand Americans turn 65. And as members of th........ Read More February 24, 2015

11 Things Only Boomers Born in the 1950s Can Truly Appreciate

Baby boomers are one of the most unique generations around, given they ........ Read More July 14, 2014

5 Types of Boomers and the Seniors They'll Become

A person's personaity tends to manifest itself at birth, undergo adj........ Read More January 20, 2014

Rewind Time and Feel Young Again

Age is nothing but a state of mind, and it's what you do with it that de........ Read More January 10, 2014

Planning for a Comfortable Retirement

Whether you're 15 or 50, it's never too early to start planning for reti........ Read More December 5, 2013

Baby Boomer Technology

13 Great Health Apps For Older Adults

Staying fit is a vital part to taking care of yourself as you grow older. B........ Read More November 3, 2014

Ways Home Automation Can Keep You Independent

Aging in place is a concept many seniors strive for, as they want to ke........ Read More May 14, 2014

7 Apps that Can Help Improve Your Memory

Keeping memory sharp is one of the goals seniors have when they age, as........ Read More April 18, 2014

3 Completely Inappropriate Uses for Your Mobility Scooter

A motorized scooter is a great boon for disabled seniors, as it gives t........ Read More April 1, 2014

Smart Ways to Use Smartphones

Bit by bit, landlines are being worked out of existence in favor of ........ Read More January 8, 2014

Hospice

Counselling for Patients Who are in Near End-of-Life Care

When a patient is nearing the end of his or her life and has sought hos........ Read More April 14, 2014

How to Visit Someone Who’s Dying

When a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know what to say or do, n........ Read More February 10, 2014

When Hospice Care Becomes the Next Step

Seniors who are seriously or terminally ill may wish to choose hospi........ Read More January 15, 2014

Managing In-Home Care

When a senior starts to become ill or physically unable to take care of ........ Read More November 22, 2013

Different Types of Elder Care

As your body starts to age and grow older, it is normal to expect that y........ Read More December 12, 2012

In-Home Care

5 Little-Known Organizations That Are Changing The Lives Of Seniors

There are plenty of organizations, such as AARP, whose purpose it is to ........ Read More December 1, 2014

How to Stay Safe When Your In-Home Caregiver is Away

Having an in-home caregiver is one of the best ways seniors can age in ........ Read More May 19, 2014

Ways Home Automation Can Keep You Independent

Aging in place is a concept many seniors strive for, as they want to ke........ Read More May 14, 2014

4 Hilarious Caregiver Mishaps

Caregivers enter into their profession because they have a deep desire ........ Read More April 27, 2014

Making the Decision to Become a Caregiver

Deciding to become a caregiver is usually borne of a desire to take as ........ Read More March 10, 2014

Managing the Transition

Assisted Living 101: Different Kinds of Assisted Living Communities

Acknowledging your senior needs to live in an assisted living community........ Read More May 23, 2014

Age is Nothing but a Number

People who haven't yet reached their senior years sometimes imagine tha........ Read More May 6, 2014

7 Things that Get Better as You Get Older

Getting older isn't about comparing whose joints are more arthritic or ........ Read More April 23, 2014

Talking and Planning for Assisted Living

Having the talk with your parents about when it’s time for them to move........ Read More March 19, 2014

How to Visit Someone Who’s Dying

When a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know what to say or do, n........ Read More February 10, 2014

Medical Options

Study Shows New Alzheimer's Treatment Can Completely Restore Memory

For 500,000 Americans each year, what starts as short-term memory loss w........ Read More March 17, 2015

What Happens During a Knee or Hip Replacement?

For most seniors, joints are something that wear away to the point that........ Read More May 29, 2014

The Importance of Looking Out for Your Kidneys

Once we're firmly in adulthood (30 to 35), our kidneys start to lose a ........ Read More March 26, 2014

Senior Citizens Aren't Immune to Eating Disorders

Eating disorders, like anorexia nervosa, are typically thought to occur........ Read More March 21, 2014

When Tinnitus Becomes a Ringing Problem

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, can be one of the most frustrating an........ Read More March 17, 2014

Memory Care

Study Shows New Alzheimer's Treatment Can Completely Restore Memory

For 500,000 Americans each year, what starts as short-term memory loss w........ Read More March 17, 2015

13 Great Health Apps For Older Adults

Staying fit is a vital part to taking care of yourself as you grow older. B........ Read More November 3, 2014

Difference Between Dementia and Mental Illness

As we get older, a deteriorating memory is one of the most invisible th........ Read More May 27, 2014

Getting Memory Care for Your Loved One Doesn't Mean You're Losing Them

Admitting to yourself and your family that your loved one needs memory ........ Read More May 9, 2014

7 Apps that Can Help Improve Your Memory

Keeping memory sharp is one of the goals seniors have when they age, as........ Read More April 18, 2014

Memory Loss

Difference Between Dementia and Mental Illness

As we get older, a deteriorating memory is one of the most invisible th........ Read More May 27, 2014

Alzheimer's: On the Rise and How to Spot It

Greenville Online has recently reported that the rates of Alzheimer's a........ Read More March 24, 2014

Music Therapy: Does It Work?

Music therapy is a relatively new form of therapy, and works by engagin........ Read More February 19, 2014

Managing Memory Loss

As seniors get older, they may begin to suffer from memory loss that........ Read More December 18, 2013

Managing In-Home Care

When a senior starts to become ill or physically unable to take care of ........ Read More November 22, 2013

Nursing Homes

New Study Reveals Most Expensive States For Long-Term Care

Every day, more than 10 thousand Americans turn 65. And as members of th........ Read More February 24, 2015

Worst Meal Choices in a Nursing Home

One of the fears we have when placing our senior in a nursing home is t........ Read More April 9, 2014

How to Find the Right Nursing Home for Your Senior

The choice to cede care for your senior into the hands of another is........ Read More December 13, 2013

How Long Should You Hold on with Alzheimer's?

When a loved one starts to develop Alzheimer's, it can be one of the mos........ Read More November 13, 2013

Different Types of Elder Care

As your body starts to age and grow older, it is normal to expect that y........ Read More December 12, 2012

Residential Care Homes

Figuring out the Costs at an Assisted Living Facility

For many Americans, cost plays a huge role when selecting an assisted l........ Read More April 16, 2014

Residential Care Homes: Are They Right for You?

A residential care home can be an option for seniors with disabilities ........ Read More February 7, 2014

How Long Should You Hold on with Alzheimer's?

When a loved one starts to develop Alzheimer's, it can be one of the mos........ Read More November 13, 2013

Assisted Living and the LGBT Community

The face of assisted living has normally been centered on senior couples........ Read More September 23, 2013

Increased Violence in Senior Communities

Violence in the United States is on the rise, and senior communities are........ Read More July 9, 2013

Retirement Communities

New Study Reveals Most Expensive States For Long-Term Care

Every day, more than 10 thousand Americans turn 65. And as members of th........ Read More February 24, 2015

6 Best Places to Retire Abroad

When it comes to retirement, the world is literally a senior's oyster. ........ Read More March 27, 2014

Faith-Based Community Living

As seniors age, it’s important to keep them close to their founda........ Read More February 12, 2014

5 Types of Therapeutic Activities for Seniors

One of the biggest adjustments a senior can make is transitioning from l........ Read More November 8, 2013

Assisted Living and the LGBT Community

The face of assisted living has normally been centered on senior couples........ Read More September 23, 2013

Retirement Planning

New Study Reveals Most Expensive States For Long-Term Care

Every day, more than 10 thousand Americans turn 65. And as members of th........ Read More February 24, 2015

The Surprising Key to Happiness in Retirement

Retirement is like the prize we earn for growing older – some more time ........ Read More December 15, 2014

5 Little-Known Organizations That Are Changing The Lives Of Seniors

There are plenty of organizations, such as AARP, whose purpose it is to ........ Read More December 1, 2014

What are the Activities of Daily Living and How do They Impact Senior Care Decisions?

One of the things children and young adults often think is their lives ........ Read More July 7, 2014

6 Best Places to Retire Abroad

When it comes to retirement, the world is literally a senior's oyster. ........ Read More March 27, 2014

Senior Achievements

6 Best Movies Focused on Seniors (Hint: "Coccoon" Doesn't Even Come Close to Making Our List)

Movies about seniors aren't exactly a hot point in Hollywood, even thou........ Read More May 20, 2014

5 Things Betty White has Taught Us about Getting Older

If we ever needed living proof of everything that's great with getting ........ Read More May 12, 2014

5 Inventors who Created Products in their Senior Years

Inventing creations may be thought of as a young person's game........ Read More April 29, 2014

Senior Benefits & Finances

The Surprising Key to Happiness in Retirement

Retirement is like the prize we earn for growing older – some more time ........ Read More December 15, 2014

5 Common Retirement Money Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Saving for retirement is a tough, long road, and one that doesn’t offer........ Read More July 30, 2014

Planning for a Comfortable Retirement

Whether you're 15 or 50, it's never too early to start planning for reti........ Read More December 5, 2013

New Ways to Save on Your Expenses

As a baby boomer, budgeting is on your mind all the time. You have to wo........ Read More October 2, 2013

The Best Ways to Rebuild Your Retirement Savings

Saving for retirement sometimes requires a lifetime of working before yo........ Read More August 29, 2013

Senior Care

New Study Reveals Most Expensive States For Long-Term Care

Every day, more than 10 thousand Americans turn 65. And as members of th........ Read More February 24, 2015

Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas for an Assisted Living Resident

We’ve done away with traditional Father’s Day gift items like cufflinks........ Read More June 6, 2014

What Happens During a Knee or Hip Replacement?

For most seniors, joints are something that wear away to the point that........ Read More May 29, 2014

How to Keep a Healthy Heart

Our hearts are incredible machines, working tirelessly every minute of ........ Read More May 28, 2014

Difference Between Dementia and Mental Illness

As we get older, a deteriorating memory is one of the most invisible th........ Read More May 27, 2014

Senior Fun

This Uptown Funk Cover Featuring "The Dancing Grannies" Is The Best Viral Video You'll See All Week

If there was ever a better Monday morning pick-me-up than this "Uptown F........ Read More March 2, 2015

The Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide For Grandparents

The holiday season is here, which means time for shopping. But shopping ........ Read More December 17, 2014

9 Steps To Reinventing Yourself In The New Phase Of Your Life

The era of retirement can be a chance to reinvent yourself. Unlike a mid........ Read More November 17, 2014

The Older Adult’s Quick And Easy Guide to Social Media

In the ever-expanding world of social media, you may find it hard to ke........ Read More October 8, 2014

Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas for an Assisted Living Resident

We’ve done away with traditional Father’s Day gift items like cufflinks........ Read More June 6, 2014

Senior Health & Medicine

Study Shows New Alzheimer's Treatment Can Completely Restore Memory

For 500,000 Americans each year, what starts as short-term memory loss w........ Read More March 17, 2015

The Surprising Key to Happiness in Retirement

Retirement is like the prize we earn for growing older – some more time ........ Read More December 15, 2014

How to Incorporate Anti-Aging Foods Into Your Holiday Meal

Most people think that the holidays are doomed to be full of delicious f........ Read More December 2, 2014

New Studies Show The Right Mindset Can Lengthen Your Lifespan

There are lots of sayings like “mind over matter” which illustrate how p........ Read More November 26, 2014

What You Shouldn't Be Doing With Expired Medications

As you grow older, you may find that your medicine cabinet is beginning........ Read More November 24, 2014

Senior Living

The Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide For Grandparents

The holiday season is here, which means time for shopping. But shopping ........ Read More December 17, 2014

The Surprising Key to Happiness in Retirement

Retirement is like the prize we earn for growing older – some more time ........ Read More December 15, 2014

How to Incorporate Anti-Aging Foods Into Your Holiday Meal

Most people think that the holidays are doomed to be full of delicious f........ Read More December 2, 2014

New Studies Show The Right Mindset Can Lengthen Your Lifespan

There are lots of sayings like “mind over matter” which illustrate how p........ Read More November 26, 2014

9 Steps To Reinventing Yourself In The New Phase Of Your Life

The era of retirement can be a chance to reinvent yourself. Unlike a mid........ Read More November 17, 2014

Senior Services & Business

5 Little-Known Organizations That Are Changing The Lives Of Seniors

There are plenty of organizations, such as AARP, whose purpose it is to ........ Read More December 1, 2014

Tackling Ageism in the Job Market

Not all seniors want to retire when they hit retirement age, but convin........ Read More March 7, 2014

Helping Seniors: Services That Make Life Easier

Providing services that are directly aimed at seniors isn't pandering, ........ Read More February 21, 2014

5 Types of Therapeutic Activities for Seniors

One of the biggest adjustments a senior can make is transitioning from l........ Read More November 8, 2013

Ways Senior Communities Can Prevent Theft

Senior communities have been facing theft issues for decades. There have........ Read More October 30, 2013

Senior Volunteer Options

3 Organizations You Should Volunteer With

Being a senior in retirement means extra time on your hands, and channe........ Read More May 2, 2014

Finding Time to Volunteer

Giving your time to others can be one of the most valuable gifts you........ Read More December 11, 2013

5 Types of Therapeutic Activities for Seniors

One of the biggest adjustments a senior can make is transitioning from l........ Read More November 8, 2013

Senior Women Affecting Community Activities

The truth of the matter is that this phase of senior living and assisted........ Read More August 14, 2012

Vacations & Travel

5 Great Places to Take Your Grandchildren

Grandchildren are so special because you get the joy of being around ch........ Read More May 16, 2014

Best Vacation Places to Take Your Grandkids

There's nothing quite like vacationing with your grandkids, but how do ........ Read More April 3, 2014

6 Best Places to Retire Abroad

When it comes to retirement, the world is literally a senior's oyster. ........ Read More March 27, 2014

Top Travel Tips for Seniors

One of the great things about retirement is seniors have the time to en........ Read More March 5, 2014

Best Hiking Trails for Seniors

Your senior years are no reason to hold back on staying fit, with the k........ Read More February 17, 2014