Tag Archives: senior living

Special Edition Blog: Super Bowl Sunday, the NFL, and Its Connection with Senior Living

  The time has come again—complete with nacho cheese dip, gathered family and friends, and plenty of commentary: Super Bowl Sunday!   Did you know that the NFL has an idea in the works for former, elderly Hall of Fame players: “Legends’ Landing”? Ideally, not only will former players be living in this one community  Continue Reading »

Time with Friends Elevates Moods

  The elderly people in our lives are the ones who hold the memories, the wisdom, and knowledge we could only imagine — and their capacity for connection and love is a deep and needed thing. When my grandmother went into assisted living care, this was one of the essential things my parents wanted for  Continue Reading »

Mother’s Day Comes to Retirement/Senior Living Communities!

  There is something special about Mother’s Day that embodies the time of year it comes in — it seems only fitting that this holiday would be in a season when greenery, flowers, and lively animals are fully vibrant, beginning to rise from the ground and the trees. I cannot imagine the void there is when  Continue Reading »

Senior Living: Thank A Vet!

  What can we say when we think of our senior veterans? Whether one thinks about WWII, Korea, Vietnam, or more current conflicts, a flood of memories comes along with heroic and tragic stories. If you know these brave servicemen and servicewomen who have walked through these or any other wars in their lifetimes, you  Continue Reading »

National Nursing Home Week Ideas: Luau Vacation Fun!

Tropical luaus are some of the most fun parties to throw. The colors are bright and vivid, the snacks are refreshing, and the scenery is breathtaking! And, when you give your residents the opportunity to travel island style to the best vacation destinations, it can give them a whole new level of fun and stimulation.  Continue Reading »

Sr. Living Spring Event Essentials

There is nothing like the first smells of green leaves returning and warmer weather just around the corner! My grandma was born in spring, and it was also her favorite time of year — her hobby was birdwatching, and the small bird feeder outside her apartment window was cleaned out and filled with fresh seed  Continue Reading »

Going Back to Hollywood: Glamour for Everyone!

When I think of stardom and who has achieved it, my mind goes several places. The first, would be toward people like Madonna or Brad Pitt. They are considered to be household names, at least by most people. The second avenue, however, is the classic Hollywood stars that set a standard for generations to come. The  Continue Reading »

Show Your Residents a Roaring Good Time: 1920s Party Ideas!

The first time I heard anything about mobsters in our family, I was a little skeptical. I sat in an air-conditioned rambler in Arizona, listening to my great-uncle reminisce his childhood. I soon came to find that a story was unfolding right before me as he spoke.   As a little boy, probably around age  Continue Reading »

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