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Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Sleep Better with Sleep Therapy: Tips for Older Adults

 If you’re an older adult who finds yourself struggling to get a good night’s rest - whether it’s falling or staying asleep - you may be looking for a solution to help.

Consider the advantages of sleep therapy if you haven’t yet. There are several options available to help you get the healthy slumber that your body and mind needs.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

How an Independent Living Community Supports Your Independence

“Independent” is in the name so it makes sense that if you’re looking for a place to live that will help you maintain your autonomy, an independent living community could be the perfect fit.

Remaining in control ranks at #1 or very near the top in “must-haves” for a great retirement life.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Becoming a Caregiver: Tips to Survive

Does your parent or another family member living at home need additional care? Could they use a little extra help with shopping, cooking healthy meals or handling daily tasks? Are they no longer driving and need rides to medical appointments or other activities?

If so, you may be finding yourself becoming a caregiver. If this is new to you, you might be unsure of how to make the logistics work.

Don’t panic. Many adult children have become caregivers and survived. It’s important to recognize that help is available and that you are not alone.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

How Sensory Stimulation Can Improve Your Loved One’s Life

If you’re caring for a loved one and are concerned that his or her quality of life may be slipping because they don’t seem to be as connected with their family and friends, there are steps you can take to help keep them engaged.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Independent Living Benefits: The Best of Both Worlds

If you’re looking for the best way to live a fulfilling and independent lifestyle but eliminate the headaches of homeownership, there is a solution that has been designed just for you:

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Innovative Ways for Seniors to Avoid Social Isolation

Lack of exercise, not eating nutritious meals and neglecting to get enough sleep can all have detrimental effects on both your physical and cognitive fitness. But there is another condition that may have a profoundly negative impact on your health.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021

Best Ways to Exercise Your Brain to Boost its Fitness

You know how important exercise is for your physical health. Keeping your bones, muscles and cardiovascular system strong goes a long way to promote good balance, heart health and contribute to a longer life.

But did you know there are steps you can take to keep your brain fit as well?

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2021

How Safe is Senior Living During COVID-19? Safer than You Might Think!

One of the top reasons for moving to a senior living community is safety. But the onset of COVID-19 and accompanying media reports of outbreaks in senior living communities cast a shadow over plans for many who planned to move to a senior community. As we are slowly released from the grip of the global pandemic and the dust settles, it’s time to take a closer look at senior living from a new perspective. Here’s a post-COVID look at senior living.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Why Choose Independent Living? 10 Top Benefits

A question that retirees often consider when looking forward to this new stage in life is where they will want to live.

It’s not only about moving closer to the grandchildren or for warmer weather. It’s more of a lifestyle preference. You may be asking yourself if you want to remain in your current home or try out an independent living community?

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Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

When Is the Best Time to Move to Independent Living: What Are You Waiting For?

If you’re like many older adults, you may have been intrigued by all the advantages and benefits that an independent living community can provide.

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