The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift for Grandma

Warm her heart this year with a selection from our Encore Senior Living communities’ carefully curated best Mother’s Day gift ideas.   No one knows your mom or grandma better than you, but sometimes finding the perfect gift for her can be tricky. Of course, the best gift of all is sharing time and experiences…

Contemplating a Move to Senior Living During COVID-19

As COVID numbers begin to drop, vaccination becomes more widespread and restrictions begin to lift, many people are re-evaluating the lifestyle benefits that senior living offers, especially after nearly a year of isolation. While each individual and family must make the choice that is right for them, for some, the advantages of living in a…

What Does Wellness Really Mean as We Age?

  What Is Wellness? The National Institute of Wellness (NIW) puts it this way: “Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence.” It’s an active process – which means it takes time and intentionality. It needs awareness – which means paying attention to the…

Community Living: It’s Healthier

Staying socially connected and feeling engaged with life becomes more important as we grow older, and not just for mental health reasons. Isolation is a serious health risk for older adults. We now know that people who don’t or can’t maintain connections with friends, family and neighborhood will experience greater numbers of chronic and life-limiting…