55+ Independent Living Resources
Things To Consider:
It is important when making a decision like this to go through a process. Here are some questions to help you learn more:
- What Should I Consider When Researching A Place To Live?
- What Is Independent Senior Living, And Is It Right For Me?
- What Do Our Residents Think?
In addition--To keep you aware of some news & trends, we constantly are adding relevant content from various publications & thought leaders:
4 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income- Fox Business
Countless seniors struggle financially in retirement. If you're looking for a few surefire ways to increase your retirement income, here are four moves you can make.
Our Aging Population Can Be An Economic Powerhouse-- If We Let It- Fast Company
By 2050, the number of people over 65 will more than double. Cities, communities, companies--and our entire culture--have some adjusting to do. If we can, the benefits will be enormous.
Why Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities- A Place For Mom
8 Reasons Why Many Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities
How To Improve Your Readiness For Retirement- USA Today
Saving for retirement isn't easy...
Here's The Most Popular Strategy For Boosting Your Odds Of A Secure Retirement- Investor's Business Daily
Ninety Percent of adults name this old-fashioned step way to improve their prospects for a comfortable and secure retirement:
Stay Active While Aging- SeniorLiving.net
Fitness makes seniors' lives healthier and happier. Here are some great suggestions:
Bonding With Your Grandchildren- After55.com
Bonding with your grandchildren is rewarding. Here are some simple ideas to help:
5 Facts About Your 401k Every Retiree Should Know- The Motley Fool
When you retire, your 401k will probably be a major income source. Make sure you know these facts because ignorance could cost you money or leave you short of your income goals.
Advice from financial advisers on living on a post-work budget- Spokane Journal of Business
10 Tips To Become Or Remain Healthy- International Council On Active Aging
The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), the professional association that leads, connects and defines the active-aging industry, searches health-and-wellness research studies every year to find the most relevant to adults ages 50-plus. This year ICAA has sorted through these studies to compile a list of tips that governments, communities, businesses, families and individuals can use to encourage older adults to achieve a healthy lifestyle:
Cancer Screening Timeline For Boomers and Seniors- A Place For Mom
Cancer is a diagnosis no one wants to receive. It affects people of all ages, but seniors are especially at risk as the body ages and life-ware can take a toll. Learn more about recommended cancer screening timelines to help ensure you and your loved ones prevent the deadly disease.
Brain-Stimulating Activities May Keep Seniors Sharp- Live Science
Elderly adults who use a computer or engage in other brain-stimulating activities may reduce their risk of developing memory and thinking problems later in life, a new study suggests.
15 Ways To Travel In Retirement on a Fixed Budget- U.S. News & World Report
Even those of modest means can see the world in retirement. Here's how to make it happen.
Low-Impact Sports For Seniors- A Place For Mom
As baby boomers retire and move into senior living, many communities are providing access to low-impact sports so that everyone can enjoy the health and social benefits that being part of a team provides.
Are You Too Old To Start Exercising?- A Place For Mom
The face is you're never too old to start exercising.
Five Benefits of Independent Living- SeniorLiving.net
Five benefits of living at an independent living community.
10 Best Things About Growing Old- A Place For Mom
Here's a list of 10 great aspects of aging - from the financial perks that come with turning 65, to the personal insights that come with decades of experience:
Eat Your Way To Brain Health- AARP
How the MIND diet is fighting cognitive decline:
Retirement Basics- Q&A- Merrill Lynch
Q: If I retire before I'm eligible for Medicare, how can I replace the health insurance coverage I received from my employer?
Glossary of Senior Living Terms- A Place For Mom
Some helpful definitions of terms relating to senior living.