If you’re supporting an aging parent, you may be facing some challenging conversations about their care needs. It can be frustrating when your loved ones skip doctor’s appointments, take on too many daily tasks or chores, and struggle with day-to-day living when help is readily available. Your parent may resist needed care, and it’s vital […]
At What Age Are You Too Old To Drive?
As we age, our fine motor skills can come under scrutiny as they diminish — this is especially important to recognize when operating a vehicle. If you or a loved one is experiencing any loss of physical or mental driving capabilities, it may be useful to look into independent living and the accompanying solutions it […]
Your Guide to Senior Housing Options
Age brings many changes, and this may include where your home is. Many older adults embrace a change of scenery to live their life without needing to maintain their homes. Senior housing options are popular for this reason; you can join an active community, creating new friendships and memories. With so many options, where do […]
10 Signs of Caregiver Fatigue
Caring for our loved ones can be rewarding, but it can also take a toll. It’s sometimes difficult to share the physical, emotional, and mental load of caregiving, but it’s essential to be open and honest with yourself and others about your current situation. When caregivers help their loved ones without pausing to help themselves, […]
Why is Independent Living Important?
The Independent Route If you’ve reached your golden years, you may be wondering what your next step is. Perhaps you’ve retired, your children have grown up and left the nest, and your family home feels a bit large and empty—and full of chores and maintenance. If you’re looking to enjoy your time and downsize your […]
10 Ways to Improve Quality of Life for Seniors
We know that aging can be an overwhelming and emotional process. A senior can feel like their life is changing at a fast pace, making it easy to surrender to aging. But we’re here to tell you that some of the best years of their lives are still ahead of them. As your loved one […]
What Age Is Best To Move Into a Retirement Community?
If you have reached retirement age or are considering retirement, you may be wondering if it’s time to move into a retirement community. You’ll be happy to know there isn’t a magic age for transitioning to senior living, and the choice belongs to you! At The Villages at River Club, we ensure that everyone has […]
How To Pick a Retirement Community
As we grow older, it’s natural to start thinking about future living arrangements and deciding where we want to enjoy our retirement years. Many seniors begin to consider retirement communities while they’re still independent; advance planning can help ease the transition to a senior living facility, and secure the best living space for their lifestyle! […]