The Journey of Moving to a Community

Searching for a retirement community may be filled with mixed emotions. We hope to ease this journey with providing you enough information to help guide your decision. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions as a preliminary guide or contact us through phone, email or form. We are here to help navigate this transition.

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Dementia Pathways: Thoughts for the Journey

People living with dementia experience the same range of emotions as at any other time in their lives. Their experience includes periods of difficulty and unrest, but they also experience moments of great joy, moments of pleasure, and feelings of contentment. It’s important for both residents and their families to have the tools and support to walk this journey together.

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Community Living

Aging in Place: Which “Place” you pick can impact your health and mind

Aging in place can take a physical and emotional toll that can be anything but idyllic. Increasingly, adult children are caught choosing between taking on increasing care-giving duties, or convincing a parent to move. When searching for that “right place” to age in place, look for a community that promotes the physical and psychological well-being of its community residents on a daily basis. 

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Health

Family Caregivers - When the Stress Outweighs the Rewards

Caring for your loved one at home, as long as possible, may be your goal. Not only does the guilt of moving mom or dad weigh heavy on caregivers, but the adult you’re caring for may be resisting the move. So, what does "for as long as possible" really mean? How do you know when it's time? What help is available?

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Love and Friendship

When family becomes caregivers, then friendships take a new role with aging seniors, and those friends become more important to overall health and happiness.

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Surviving the Holiday Blues: Living in the Moment.

Chronic health issues, feelings of loneliness, and loss of loved ones can make the holidays a very difficult time for seniors. Along with experts in aging, The Springs Living has compiled a list of 5 things you can do to help with feelings of anxiety or sadness as they relate to the holiday season.

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Mental Health and Wellness as We Age

Mental health and wellness is something everyone, no matter their age, need to nurture and address. Each chapter of our lives brings on different types of stress, and also different opportunities to adapt and face those challenges. At The Springs Living, we’re committed to addressing these issues by creating communities that embrace and encourage social activities, becoming physically and mentally fit, and eating healthy.

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Downsizing & Moving

5 Tips To Downsizing

Having loads of “stuff” is nothing new to the American way of life, especially for adults who’ve raised families in a home for years. Eventually, you’ll need to go through all the things you've accumulated and downsize. We've included five tips to begin the downsizing process.

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Downsizing for Seniors

Leaving a home is always bittersweet, especially for seniors who may be downsizing or leaving a family home that holds many memories. At the same time, it can be liberating - with less stuff and chores, people can begin living a simpler life full of the activities they enjoy.

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Life Stories

Dementia

Dementia Pathways: Thoughts for the Journey

People living with dementia experience the same range of emotions as at any other time in their lives. Their experience includes periods of difficulty and unrest, but they also experience moments of great joy, moments of pleasure, and feelings of contentment. It’s important for both residents and their families to have the tools and support to walk this journey together.

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