Senior Living

TysonsToday Staff Senior Living

It’s no surprise that assisted living options are also changing in response to socioeconomic conditions. Both consumers and providers have had to tighten their budgets and get creative about senior housing possibilities. Those who do opt for more traditional senior living will find a wide range of offerings in new areas like eco-friendly housing and “smart homes,” as well as …

The Move to Assisted Living

Susan Baldani Senior Living

How to Know When the Time is Right As our parents age, it often becomes clear that instead of them taking case of us, it’s our turn to take care of them. We want to do our best to ensure that in their senior years they are as happy, healthy, comfortable and safe as can be. Unfortunately, this can lead …

Back in the Saddle Again: Equine-assisted activities help treat dementia

Linda Barrett Senior Living

Equine-assisted activities aren’t new, but there are new ways they are being used to help individuals and families with memory and psychological issues like dementia. This story tells the journey of one family as they discover the simple joys of horseback riding again. Susan Noble’s Story Susan Noble was in her late 60s when her daughter, Cathy Witteveen, first began …

Study Reveals Living in a Life Plan Community Provides Significant Health Benefits

TysonsToday Staff Senior Living

How do you plan to Age Well? If you’re looking for ways to maintain good health and well-being in coming years, consider some new research findings on the benefits of living in a Life Plan Community. Life Plan Communities are age-restricted, amenity-rich retirement communities that invite people to live on their own terms, enjoying a host of amenities, services, and …