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A Guide to Making an Informed Decision

We are living longer but the retirement age really hasn’t changed. Most senior adults are experiencing a two-part retirement. During the first retirement we are done working, whew! As the clock continues to tick and birthdays keep coming our focus shifts to safety and health as we enter into our 2nd Retirement. We want to... View Article

Color Therapy for Your Assisted Living Apartment

Did you know that simply changing the colors on your walls at home or your accent colors can affect your mood, feelings and overall well-being? If you or a loved one is moving into a Winston Salem, NC assisted living room or just wanting to add a little personality to your room, color is a... View Article

10 Decorating Tips for Assisted Living

1. You want you loved one’s room to feel like home so bring what is important. Pictures of loved ones, mementos, special blanket, books, etc. It is important to avoid clutter. Donate or gift the items that your loved one chooses not to keep. Consider Your Space Make sure you and your loved one have... View Article

Books About Senior Living & Housing

Nearly one sixth of the U.S. population are senior citizens and with the Baby Boomer generation starting to reach retirement age that number will grown substantially. In the next 20 years almost 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach the age 65 daily which means by the year 2050 there will be 89 million senior citizens in... View Article

10 Things to Consider About Mental Health and Aging

Did you know that one in five aging adults experience mental health concerns that are not associated with aging, according to the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors? Common mental health concerns in aging adults are anxiety or mood disorders including depression. These types of disorders respond well to medication but unfortunately many of these... View Article

Benefits of Assisted Living

Moving in to an assisted living community is not the easiest decision to make for a loved one. However seniors are finding the transition a bit easier due to the perks given to residents. Here are some benefits to being a resident at an assisted living community in Winston-Salem. Transportation can be difficult when you... View Article

Making Assisted Living Feel More Like Home for Parents

Change is rarely welcomed but it can be especially hard the older we get. As we age we are forced to make pretty dramatic changes due to illnesses, death, and physical needs. As a result you may be considering moving into assisted living. Leaving home to move into assisted living can be a daunting thought.... View Article

4 Common Questions About Assisted Living

Are you looking for an assisted living community in Winston Salem for yourself or a loved one? Here are 4 questions you should ask if you are considering assisted living. How can I pay for assisted living? Assisted living is primarily private pay only although some states are now recognizing assisted living as part of... View Article

Questions to Ask on an Assisted Living Community Tour

The holidays are upon us, which means spending extended time with friends and family. This is a wonderful time to catch up with your loved ones as well make new memories. During your time with them you may notice some changes that would lead you to consider scheduling a tour at one of the assisted... View Article