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7 Benefits You Can Only Get from a Life Care Community

Moving to a senior living community is one of the most difficult decisions older adults face as they age. For some, it’s a tough choice between remaining within the familiar surroundings of home and moving to enjoy all the benefits of a Life Care community. But research shows there is one group that knows exactly …

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Music’s Miraculous Effect on Memory

With today’s increased life expectancy comes the greater likelihood of decline in our cognitive functions. In fact, it’s estimated that by the year 2050, 114 million people will be diagnosed with dementia – one of the major causes of disability and dependence in older adults. As those with loved ones experiencing dementia know, it’s a …

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What Is Creative Aging?

It’s not easy getting older. Our bodies don’t seem to cooperate as easily and sadly, even our minds let us down from time to time. But there is a movement afoot that’s working to help seniors express, or even discover, their innate creativity as a means of continued growth and improved quality of life by …

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Stop Believing These 5 Senior Living COVID-19 Myths

Contrary to what the news is telling you, senior living communities are much safer than you might think. In fact, life at The Stayton affords engaging social, mental and physical opportunities for older adults that they may not find elsewhere. To set the record straight, we’re debunking the most common senior living COVID-19 myths and …

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The Best Books Coming Out This Fall (for You or Your Virtual Book Club)

Perhaps Dr. Seuss said it best: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” There’s simply nothing like a good book, especially when it’s hot off the press. Fall 2020 book releases are right around the corner. So we’ve curated a list …

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5 Tips for Safe Grocery Shopping

Protecting yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19 has turned normal daily tasks into unique challenges. Grocery shopping for seniors is one of those essential errands that’s become strangely different. Despite limiting the number of shoppers at a time and other safety measures stores put in place, it can be hard to practice social distancing …

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Why Now Is Not the Time to Stop Your Senior Living Search

Even with the challenges caused by COVID-19, you’re probably still thinking about future plans for yourself or your loved one. The pandemic has caused a lot of people to second guess their senior living search because continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) are home to the most vulnerable population of the coronavirus — older adults with …

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Why You Should Start Focusing on Your Emotional Wellness

We now know that lifestyle, more than any other factor, is the key variable in how well we age. Adopting the habits and behaviors that promote positive well-being seems to be one of the best things older adults can do to increase longevity and independence. And these days, emotional wellness for seniors should be at …

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FaceTime Activities to Do with Grandchildren

If you haven’t noticed, distance isn’t what it used to be. Today, many people are able to work from home, or even from a foreign country, using video chat platforms like FaceTime. Even if friends or family members seem out of reach, it’s now completely possible to see and speak with them daily, if we …

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How to Celebrate Loved Ones When You Can’t Visit

Extended social distancing has been hard on us all, and it’s particularly difficult when missing major life celebrations. But in today’s highly connected world,  staying at home doesn’t mean you have to be completely isolated. Celebrating birthdays, graduations, and family get-togethers can easily be done from the comfort and safety of your home with a …

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