Embrace Your Golden Years with Style and Grace At McCrite Plaza When it comes to senior living, the choices can be overwhelming. But if you’re in the Topeka or Kansas City area, McCrite Plaza stands out as a beacon of independence, comfort, and tailored care for those 55 and older. Here, independent senior living is… Continue reading McCrite Plaza: The Top Rated 55+ Senior Apartments in Topeka and Kansas City
The phrase “I have your back” is a common expression used to indicate that someone is looking out for you and will support you. The origin of this phrase is not entirely clear, but it is believed to have military roots. During World War II, fighter pilots would watch each other’s backs during combat missions.… Continue reading Who’s Got Your Back?
Adult children can look for clues with their senior parents during the holidays. This is especially important for adult children living far from their parents. But it can be critical for those close by who suddenly notice a pattern of clues that things are not as they should be. Having a nice hug after a… Continue reading Observations and Conversations
Throughout history, there seems to be a time in most families when adult children and parents experience a role reversal. This is quite normal and can be seen as an opportunity to give back to our senior family and loved ones. That certainly doesn’t mean that it is easy. These kinds of transitions are fraught… Continue reading When Do Adult Children Need To Step In To Help Their Senior Parents?
While on a recent road trip to Colorado, my sister mentioned that she was worried about having some memory issues. As the conversation ensued, she said, “I’m terrified that I have early signs of dementia!” I’ve become familiar with these situations after spending much of my career working with seniors. Memory loss can happen to anyone.… Continue reading Do I Have Dementia? By Connie Michaelis
Why is Memory Care For Seniors Important? The history and development of care homes for the elderly have been evolving for many decades. What originated as Almshouses and Old Folk homes in the early 1900s, run by volunteers and supported by donations, have evolved into very sophisticated specialized homes today. The advent of specialized care… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Topeka Announces the Opening Of Their New Memory Care Neighborhood
When you are ready to investigate retirement living, it’s essential to have a plan. Each person and situation is unique, so just going to live where your neighbor or friend did may not be the best choice for you. There are many options, and your personal situation will dictate what is the best choice. You… Continue reading How Do You Shop For Senior Housing?
Growing older is often synonymous with wisdom, cherished memories, and rich experiences. Yet, it also brings about the need to make lifestyle choices that suit the changing needs of seniors. In Topeka and Kansas City, McCrite Plaza stands as a beacon of independent living for seniors who seek to thrive and relish their golden years.… Continue reading The Golden Years At McCrite Plaza: A Celebration of Independence and Well-Being
No one likes to think about being a widow or a widower or, for that matter, a divorcee, but the facts are that virtually all couples will lose one spouse first, and 50% of the population will get divorced. Knowing these facts should prompt elders to plan for the eventuality, which might mean downsizing and… Continue reading Aging Solo: Things To Consider About Living Alone As You Grow Old.
As is true in many businesses today, large companies are growing by leaps and bounds while the little guy succeeds by meeting the needs of individuals on a personal basis. Mom and Pop businesses are the heart and soul of our economy, offering unique services and support to our communities. Family Owned Independent Senior Living… Continue reading Family Owned and Operated Senior Living: What Difference Does It Make?