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5 practical tips to help you get started on downsizing

By Gilbert Carrasco, Executive Director From the time you set up your first home, life is a steady stream of acquiring possessions. It starts with household goods, furniture and lawn tools. Then along comes kids, and all the gear that goes with every growth stage. Somewhere along the line, you receive items from your parents. […]

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Stay fit & stay mobile: How the two go hand-in-hand

By Rosanne Angel, Director of Sales and Marketing Recently, I asked Douglas, a 101-year-old Aldersly resident who walks without a cane or other mobility aid, what his “secret” is for staying so mobile. He immediately responded with one word: “Exercise!” Douglas starts his day doing floor exercises—giving him the boost he needs to get up and […]

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To drive or not to drive: How seniors can stay active without a car

For most of us, driving is second nature. We’ve been doing it for many years. But have you ever stopped to think about all the skills that come into play every time you get behind the wheel? Driving requires you to coordinate the movements of your hands, feet, eyes and ears. Plus, it requires constant […]

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Get a clear view of your options: Choose a retirement plan that suits you

What kind of community is Aldersly? If you’ve done any research about older adult senior living communities, you know that there are certain terms used to describe the various plans available. While you might have a general understanding of terminology such as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), it’s a challenge to keep all the […]

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As parents age, when should they leave the family home?

By Rosanne Angel, Director of Sales and Marketing I can tell you that the decision to move out of the family home and into either independent or assisted living is one of the biggest decisions of a person’s life. In fact, it’s the last of the five major lifetime decisions that most people make: choosing […]

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