The Search For Senior Living: Why Seniors Should Start Early

Shopping around at senior living communities before the need for care arises is a crucial step for seniors and their families. It’s a proactive approach that can ensure a smooth transition to a senior living community when the time comes, and it offers a range of benefits that can enhance quality of life and peace… Continue reading The Search For Senior Living: Why Seniors Should Start Early

Commitment to Couples in Senior Living Communities

When Pat and Judy opened their first retirement community almost 50 years ago, they knew that they would make a commitment to couples a primary mission. The McCrite family exemplifies the values of family and faith, and they planned to make it possible for couples to live together in their older ages. From the blueprints… Continue reading Commitment to Couples in Senior Living Communities

Why Would Living In A Senior Community Improve Your Sleep?

The CDC suggests several ways to improve your sleep quality. Here are some of their tips: Maintain a consistent sleep schedule: Try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, even on weekends  Create a comfortable sleep environment: Keep your bedroom cool, dark, and quiet. Use comfortable pillows and mattress  Limit exposure… Continue reading Why Would Living In A Senior Community Improve Your Sleep?

What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

As individuals age, they often decide to transition to a senior living community that best suits their needs and lifestyle. Two popular options are Senior Independent Living and Assisted Living. While these terms are sometimes used interchangeably, they represent distinct types of communities designed to cater to varying levels of independence and assistance for seniors.… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

When Christmas Isn’t Merry

The holiday season is often portrayed as a time of joy, warmth, and togetherness. However, for many seniors, this time of year can evoke feelings of loneliness and isolation. Although loneliness at holiday time is not exclusive to older people, there are many factors that contribute to the prevalence of loneliness during the holidays. But… Continue reading When Christmas Isn’t Merry

Who’s Got Your Back?

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?

Family Owned and Operated Senior Living: What Difference Does It Make?

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?

What Questions Should You Ask When Touring A Senior Retirement Community?

Going for an onsite tour is extremely important. When the time comes to explore the idea of retirement living, it is important to see as many communities as possible or at least communities that are available in the geographical area you desire. It is never too early, and there is no limit to the number.… Continue reading What Questions Should You Ask When Touring A Senior Retirement Community?

What is a 55+ community, and how does it differ from traditional retirement living?

There is much buzz today about 55+ communities, along with active adult communities and specified ‘senior’ apartments. In general, these are certified by legal statute as age-restricted communities. So the question is, what exactly are they, and how do they differ from traditional retirement living? Senior Independent Living in Kansas City and Topeka With the… Continue reading What is a 55+ community, and how does it differ from traditional retirement living?

What Does An Independent Senior Living Community Have To Offer Beyond Room and Board?

The Importance of Activities and Amenities In Independent Senior Living Most Seniors and their families begin to think about community living when physical challenges become an issue. The idea of staying in your own home as long as possible is a very popular idea so as long as an individual is able to live safely… Continue reading What Does An Independent Senior Living Community Have To Offer Beyond Room and Board?