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5 Things to Know About Independent Living

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 and Podcasts 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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What is a Continuum of Care?

The human body changes with age. Our joints grow stiffer, our sight and hearing fade and our healthcare needs change. As we age, the risk for certain age-related medical conditions, such as arthritis, heart disease, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other ailments can increase. Age-related conditions can be progressive and require […]

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Where to Find Fresh Food in Monterey

Robert Lewis Stevenson once described the Monterey Peninsula as “the greatest meeting of land and sea in the world.” This unique location between land and sea makes Monterey a great place to find fresh food. Monterey is famous for its bounty of fresh produce. Nearly two-thirds of all artichokes are grown in Monterey County, making […]

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Downsizing Tips for Seniors

People choose to move into a smaller home for many different reasons. Although you can easily justify the need to downsize, it can still be difficult and stressful. Trying to decide which possessions to keep and take with you, and which to discard can be heart-wrenching. So much so, you may decide you’d rather not […]

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Aging is a process, and a person’s healthcare needs will inevitably change as they age. Today, there are more than 67,000 paid, regulated long-term care services providers, including thousands of independent assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, and other types of healthcare communities. These healthcare institutions often focus on just one type of care for […]

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Holiday Dinners and Desserts Tips for Those with Diabetes

Many holiday meals are filled with foods we all love, but they’re also filled with carbs and sugars making it difficult to manage diabetes, not to mention our waistlines. With all the yummy treats that surround us this time of year, it can be hard to do what you need to in order to control […]

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