Friendships and Love in Independent Living

February 19, 2024 — Valentine’s Day celebrated love in its many forms: romantic, platonic, familial, and communal. Research has consistently shown that strong social ties contribute to improved mental and physical health, increased longevity, and a higher quality of life among seniors. So, whatever our age, friendship and love are central to a fulfilling life. Independent living communities, like... Read More

Love Your Heart

February 5, 2024 — February is not just about roses and chocolates; it’s also American Heart Month, a time to tend to our own heart’s wellbeing. Almost half of the U.S. population has at least one of the three key risk factors for heart disease (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or smoking) and about one in five dies from... Read More