Blogs: December 0

The Financial Benefits of Independent Living

Published: March 9, 2022

When planning for retirement, seniors consider the advantages of downsizing and moving into a senior-based apartment community. For many of these individuals, the choice is a no-brainer, but it’s not always an easy choice for everyone.  There are many financial benefits of downsizing; starting with getting an even larger nest egg from the sale of […]

How Independent Living Communities Can Help With Reducing Social Isolation

Published: January 12, 2022

Many individuals today remain unaware of the public health risks associated with loneliness and social isolation, although the global pandemic did bring these concerns to the forefront for quite a few people. The older population experienced this problem more than other age groups, as it is a concern for this population during normal times. In […]

Experiencing Shortness of Breath? Let’s Break it Down

Published: December 14, 2021

Have you been struggling to catch your breath lately? Feeling short of breath can be normal after you’ve moved your body too much or gotten too excited. However, if you find that you’re always trying to catch your breath, it might be a sign that something is wrong.   We encourage all members of our […]

Stay Connected With Elderly Family Members During the Holidays

Published: December 10, 2021

Holidays serve as the perfect time for family and friends to come together and celebrate. The global pandemic put a halt to the plans of many, as gatherings both small and large  could be harmful to seniors and other loved ones at high risk of contracting the virus. With the holiday season quickly approaching, many […]

What Matters Most When Choosing an Independent Living Community?

Published: November 20, 2021

As older adults, we love all the bells and whistles that come with moving into a senior living community. Of course, there is a differentiation between luxury living and simple living. You may not receive all those bells and whistles with the latter. Although some of us seek the simple life, having extra benefits of […]

Maintaining Mental Health for Seniors

Published: October 8, 2021

Seniors need challenges. Without these adversities, their brain becomes disengaged. However, retirement comes with free time, and many seniors don’t know what to do with themselves. They find it difficult to remain busy and active. When this happens, they may begin experiencing mental health issues. These problems plague many seniors, but they aren’t a certainty.  […]

The Importance Of Fitness For Seniors

Published: August 25, 2021

Now more than ever, a fitness routine is critical for older adults. While the world was in lockdown during the pandemic, it became increasingly difficult to callous the mind to workout at home. The local gym had been temporarily closed and, for some, it became a mental hurdle to change their exercise regimen. For seniors, […]

Sell Now and Relax in Style at The Residences at Plainview

Published: July 23, 2021

You’ve probably heard ad nauseum that housing prices have soared to record-breaking numbers since the start of the pandemic. It’s true – just look around your neighborhood (or surf real estate marketplace websites and applications such as Zillow). For seniors thinking about selling and downsizing, stop thinking about it. Before you know it, housing prices […]

What to Expect in Independent Living Communities

Published: July 8, 2021

Looking to downsize while the housing market’s hot? Retired and looking for an upgraded quality of life? Independent Living communities are built for retirees who are trying to meet new people, socialize daily, and receive the pampering and fun that you deserve. As it was recently described to us at The Residences at Plainview, “this […]

What To Look For In a Senior Living Community

Published: June 3, 2021

Over the past year, seniors and their families have come to our communities and shared how the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on greater urgency for either themselves or their loved ones to downsize in exchange for a major lifestyle upgrade in a daily social and active setting.  As we welcome new residents to our brand-new […]