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5 Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Seniors

Art has a lot of power. It’s all around us, providing a sense of well-being and enjoyment to everyone, including seniors. It makes no difference whether a senior suffers from chronic pain, has memory problems,…

How to Make Friends as a Senior Citizen

Many seniors worry about how to make friends when moving into an independent living community. Making friends was always second nature when we were children, but as adults, we have a harder time making those…

Independent Living and Senior Apartments: What’s the Difference?

Although seniors can choose to continue living at home, they may face many challenges that come with aging, such as mobility and strength issues. Seniors retiring or looking to downsize their homes might not know…

How to Speed Up Metabolism After 60

Your metabolism is integral to your overall health as it regulates the amount of energy you use from the foods you eat. As we get older, our metabolism inevitably slows down. A slow metabolism means…

How Can Seniors Strengthen Their Immune System?

As we age, our immune systems naturally get weaker. Seniors are more susceptible to infection from viruses like the flu, and require more time and attention paid to their daily activities like diet and exercise…

How To Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

Aging parents often have difficulty adapting to changes in their physical and mental abilities. As children, we are the most important people in our aging parents’ lives. We can be a source of comfort, companionship,…

Is the Keto Diet Healthy for Seniors?

A significant aspect of life to consider as you age is your diet. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is essential, especially if you’re moving into a new community. You are surrounding yourself with the right people…

When Is a Good Time To Downsize Your Home?

When older adults reach retirement age, they begin to consider a few life changes, including the possibility of downsizing their homes. If this sounds like you, you may be wondering about the right time to…

What Is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

Aging in place is ideal for many older adults, but factors like medical needs, socialization, and memory loss can get in the way. As we age, our care needs fluctuate and we may require more…

Aging Parents: Is Independent Living Safe for Seniors?

Independent living is a great way to join a community and meet new people while receiving a minor amount of help in daily activities. The Villages of Farragut offers a safe and convenient way of…