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We hope you enjoy this resource about tips and guidance for seniors and their families for their journey, ideas for living actively and well and insights into living at Ecumenical. Visit often as we share information regularly. And feel free to comment on any that interest you most.
New year, new choices. Downsizing tips made easy for moving into a retirement community.
Downsizing, like aging, is an inevitable part of life. Whether you want to lead a lifestyle with less maintenance, or you’ve become an empty-nester and find you just have too much space, there are many reasons to downsize into a smaller space that occur throughout the span of a typical adult’s life. One of the…Continue Reading
On Grandparents Day, help kids connect to loved ones with memory loss
National Grandparents Day is observed on the first Sunday of September after Labor Day to honor grandparents for their love and support. Ecumenical Retirement Community encourages families to express their gratitude to grandparents and, where possible, use it as a day of visitation and connection. We recognize that visits and communication can be challenging when…Continue Reading
Guidelines for thorough preparation when traveling with aging parents
Traveling with older family members can be a pleasant, memorable family bonding experience. The success of the trip, however, may depend on proper preparation to meet the particular needs of older travelers. This is especially important for those who are challenged by memory loss or receiving dementia care. For a smoother journey, plan with these…Continue Reading
Retirees welcome holiday visitors to their senior living communities
“The greatest gift of all is to spend Christmas with those you love.” Most of us would agree with this sentiment expressed by an unknown writer. And the best retirement communities not only agree but encourage and welcome family visits with residents over the holidays. No matter our age, we approach the holiday season with…Continue Reading