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Holiday Travel Tips for Seniors

As Andy Williams sang in his famous song by the same name, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” – time spent catching up with friends and family members, enjoying laughs and exchanging presents. But, in order to enjoy all the delights of the holidays with family members, many older adults must travel; and […]

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Things to Consider When Touring a California Assisted Living Community

Choosing the perfect assisted living community for yourself or a family member can be overwhelming. It’s one of the most important decisions you will ever make and cannot be entered lightly. Take time to consider factors important to you; and, as you tour assisted living communities, consider the quality of care you or your family […]

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The Importance of Sleep for Older Adults

According to polls taken by the National Sleep Foundation, eighty percent of older adults aged 65-84 report having sleep difficulties. Perhaps you wake up early or don’t sleep as soundly as you’d like. Or, as a woman, you might be experiencing extreme temperature fluctuations that make it hard to get a good night’s sleep. Whatever […]

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For many people, an independent living community provides the ideal environment to thrive. With a variety of convenient services and amenities available, independent living offers residents the freedom to pursue their hobbies and interests without worrying about home maintenance and other chores. Some individuals require additional support, however, and find that assisted living better fits […]

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As you explore care options for yourself or a family member, there are many things to consider. Senior living communities offer various levels of care to fit each individuals’ needs. If you are thinking about moving to an assisted living community, it’s important to understand what to expect. At Forest Hill, we are here as […]

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For many people, homeownership stands as one of life’s true joys. But what happens when maintaining a home begins to feel like a chore? If you enjoy owning your home, you may not have considered a move to independent living. Once you begin looking into the advantages, you may find an overwhelming amount of information. […]

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15 Questions to Ask When Touring a CCRC

No two continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) are the same. Asking the right questions can help you narrow down your options, make an informed decision and avoid unwanted surprises down the road. We hope these questions make the search as easy as possible and help you choose a CCRC that’s well-aligned with your goals to […]

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You’ve worked hard and deserve the retirement of your dreams. But where to find it? With so many options, the sky is the limit. We happen to believe Monterey, California, is the ideal place to retire, and here are seven reasons why: 1. Monterey promises a wide array of cultural experiences. Visit Monterey and it will […]

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Social Media Tips for Seniors

As more and more seniors sign up for social media accounts, word has spread about the fantastic benefits of creating your own profile. Social media allows you to keep in touch with friends and family members near and far. Seniors are more prone to bouts of loneliness, and going online to connect with others through […]

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Best Audiobooks for Older Adults

Reading continues to be one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially for older adults. In a survey by Pew Research Center, 77 percent of people aged 50 to 64 years said they enjoyed a book in the previous year, and 70 percent of respondents aged 65 and older had enjoyed a book in that time. The […]

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