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Summer is the season for enjoying life and loved ones outdoors! As warm weather brings the excitement of a vibrant life outside the confines of our winter bungalows, it’s important to remember that it can, and likely will, get dangerously hot.  Read on for safety-reminders on how to prepare for, prevent, and treat heat-related illnesses.
 
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May is National Meditation Month and according to Lorin Roche, "Meditation is a great gift to give yourself. It is a way to experience a higher quality of life just by going inside yourself and touching your center for a moment. It is a brief retreat from the world that lets you reenter the world with a more...

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and with that comes the task of finding that PERFECT way to show the Moms in your life how much they mean to you.  And for many, it’s not such a simple task.

After all, moms everywhere tend to put their family first every single day. They don’t think about it. They just do it. And this holiday isn’t just restricted to kids thanking the special woman...

You’ve planned. You’ve saved. You’ve invested. Now, as you enter your retirement years, it’s time to spend. But, obviously, you want to make your money last for the rest of your life – so what’s the best way to do that and live the retirement lifestyle you deserve?

“Our life expectancy is increasing, as is the cost of senior living,” says Gregory M. Stevens, President...

Spring is on approach, and many happy homeowners (yourself included) may be getting the itch to do some spring cleaning. Once winter fades, we’re able to take stock in our homes – and our lives – to see what improvements we can make during the upcoming year. Seniors who are getting close to retirement (or who are already enjoying their golden years), may be considering making a big change this...

There’s no doubt about it. The lingering winter cold has us all eager to feel the warmth of the sun and the fresh “newness” that Spring ushers in. Chances are you’re a bit less eager to start sorting the mess in the mudroom or organizing the stacks of seasonal clothes in the laundry room, or even tackling the closets brimming with items stored and long forgotten. Perhaps...

When it comes to choosing senior living options for yourself or a loved one, it can be incredibly confusing. These days, it may feel like there are countless options for senior adults depending on their interests, ability level and care needs. Which one is the right option for you or your...

Winter is a time of year when feelings of loneliness and social isolation occur for many people - regardless of age. But a recent study shows that for older adults, these feelings can manifest into poor health outcomes, such as:

  • An increased number of falls
  • An increased risk for all-cause mortality
  • An increased risk for dementia
  • An increased...

Did you know there is a veterans benefit that can help pay for senior living?

Vantage Point is privileged to serve many men and women veterans from all branches of military service within our senior living communities. Words fail us when we hear their stories of honor, sacrifice, and courage in the name of our country. In our capacity to give back to the service men and women who...

Winter is a time where many hazards become present. From slippery and wet floors and hazards inside the home to shoveling, driving and staying safe outdoors, it’s easy for bad weather to affect the lives of aging adults. No matter if they prefer to stay indoors or love to go out during winter, learning some safety tips can truly help them to have a stress-free and safe season.

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