To make it easier for you to understand the ins and outs of senior living, check out our blogs. They’re a useful resource for your family to rely on as you embark on your senior living journey.

5 Tips for Boosting Brain Health

It’s important to maintain our physical, mental and spiritual health as we age. But what about our brains? If you have family members or friends who suffer from serious cognitive diseases, you may be researching ways to reduce your risk of experiencing these as well. Fortunately, more research is being compiled on how to improve …

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How and Why Seniors Stage Their Homes for Sale 

As adult children move away and demands on time lessen in retirement, many older adults find that they no longer want or need to live in a large residential home. This shift, as well as concerns about social isolation and future health needs, leads many seniors to explore senior living communities like Claridge Court.  Once …

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What Questions to Ask When Touring a Retirement Community

If you’ve ever explored retirement community options for yourself or a loved one, you know there are a wealth of choices. The ideal way to start your search is with a structured plan that gives you a better understanding of available choices so you can easily evaluate and narrow them down. Is now the time …

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How Friendships Later in Life Impact Our Well-Being

Friends play an important role in every stage of our lives. From preschool, to college, to our first jobs, friends are there every step of the way to love, support and celebrate us. Although it can be difficult to make new friends as an adult, you may be surprised to learn the positive impact our …

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Winter Home Maintenance Tips

For many of us, chilly temperatures evoke  the urge to cuddle up with a warm beverage and a good book. Before settling down for the season, however, homeowners must complete the yearly process of winterizing their homes ahead of the winter weather. This process requires yearly labor and costs that can become difficult to manage, …

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Living in a Community vs. Staying at Home

The decision to move into a senior living community versus staying at home is one that many older adults make at some point in their life. Both options hold their own appeal. After all, you worked hard for your home and it carries many memories. That said, home care can be expensive and those lucky …

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7 Easy Holiday Recipes for Seniors

There’s nothing like good food on the table to make a holiday get together even more special. However, not all of us are expert chefs. We’ve compiled some recommendations for easy holiday recipes that are flavorful and also relatively simple to whip up, even on short notice. Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes for the Holidays Whether …

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Tips to Reduce Holiday Loneliness for Seniors

Contrary to popular belief, the holidays aren’t always the most wonderful time of year. While for some individuals the holiday season is an opportunity to surround themselves with the people they care about most, for others, especially older adults, it can be an isolating time. If you have someone in your life who might be …

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What is National Family Caregivers Month?

If you didn’t already know, November is National Family Caregivers Month. It’s an opportunity for us to show support and appreciation for the caregivers in our lives. After all, there are an estimated 43.5 million caregivers in the United States, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. What can you do to support …

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Ways to Commemorate Veterans Day

On Veterans Day we honor those who have bravely served our country. This federal holiday provides a valuable reminder of the sacrifices made to afford us the freedoms we have today. If you’re wondering how you can show your support and commemorate the veterans in your community, here are some ideas to get you started. …

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