If your parent or loved one lives in another city or state, whether at home or in a senior living community, the holidays can be a difficult time if you aren’t able to spend them together. While nothing can compete with their physical presence, there are items that can help bridge that gap.
Building new relationships and meeting new friends can lead you towards new experiences, new adventures, and a healthier, more engaging lifestyle. At HarborChase Senior Living, we understand the importance of building relationships and leading a socially active life.
Depression is becoming a prevalent issue among older adults, but it is not a normal part of aging. Studies show that “most older adults feel satisfied with their lives, despite having more illnesses or physical problems.” However, as we get older, changes and life events may cause feelings of uneasiness and stress.
As you get older, you may find that maintaining your home has become more difficult, or maybe you’re ready to start your retirement with a change. Senior living communities are growing in popularity across the country - offering older adults maintenance-free living, social interaction, and more.
Longevity may seem like something that is out of your control, but that’s not entirely true. While genetics and medical history play an obvious factor, there are habits backed by science that can increase life expectancy!