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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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The holidays can be a special time for families to create new memories and enjoy being together. For those of us with grandchildren, these moments become even more precious. If you’re planning on spending time with your grandchildren this holiday season, it can’t hurt to start thinking how you’ll make your time together special.

“The role of a grandparent can be so important in a child’...

Even when we do our best to plan for change, major life transitions can take their toll on our emotions and peace of mind. Retirement is no different. Whether you’ve been working hard to make your golden-year dreams a reality, or the change comes as an abrupt, not-so-welcome necessity, it helps to know how to make the transition from working life as smooth as possible.

Gregory M...

If you or someone you know is struggling with boredom or monotony in their retirement life, it could be that your activities aren’t truly engaging your brain. By the time many of us reach retirement age, we think we’ve done all there is to do, or we believe that we’ve already figured out what we like best. Unfortunately, this line of thinking could lead many retirees down a path to...

Retirement looks different for everyone, especially in today’s changing world. However, many adults nearing retirement age might be delaying their ideal lifestyle unnecessarily. Some may believe that staying at home is the best option, while others may only consider a community retirement lifestyle once they require support to take care of themselves. But there are many benefits to enjoy when...

Whether retirement is still years away or already part of your lifestyle, adults ages 55 and older can benefit from thinking about what comes next. After your career has ended and your children are living on their own, you’re free to make changes to your life, if you choose.

Gregory M. Stevens, President of Vantage Point Retirement Living...

As we age and go through our retirement years, our health often becomes one of our top priorities. We all want to stay as healthy as possible to increase the longevity of our independence. Even when we’re free of illnesses and other health concerns, age alone can change the way our bodies function and how we need to care for ourselves. Many seniors find they give more attention to their health...

As we reach retirement and the years beyond, we’re often in a phase of life where our own health and happiness can be one of our top priorities. No longer do we need to worry about our career or raising children. Our time is finally our own to make the most of it.

Gregory M. Stevens, President of Vantage Point Retirement Living,...

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