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When Is the Right Time for Memory Care?

Alzheimer’s, the most common dementia diagnosis, causes changes that tend to occur gradually. This can make it difficult for a family member, significant others or caregivers to determine when a person with dementia needs a higher level of care. Caring for someone with a dementia diagnosis can be a rewarding and challenging experience. It can …

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5 Tips for Moving to Senior Living

Once you’ve decided that an independent living community filled with active older adults is how you want to spend your retirement, the moving process begins. While the prospect of a relaxing retirement in a cultured community like The Stayton may sound like a dream, the moving process itself can be difficult if you’re not prepared. …

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Must-Haves for an Independent Living Community

When you reach retirement there are big decisions to be made. How do you want to spend your days? Where do you want to call home?  For many, independent living communities provide the best of both worlds, offering numerous amenities and the support older adults need to pursue their passions. If you or a loved …

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How To Improve Your Emotional Well-Being as an Older Adult

Between busy schedules and everyday stresses, it’s easy to neglect your emotional well-being. However, this often overlooked aspect of the wellness puzzle is critical to both physical and mental health. For many older adults, figuring out how to improve their emotional well-being can be a challenge. Learn about how healthy emotional well-being is defined and …

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Why the New Year is the Perfect Time to Explore Senior Living Options

The new year is a perfect time to evaluate your current living situation and look ahead to the future. For those considering where to spend their retirement years, there are many important factors to consider. This includes asking yourself how you want to spend your retirement and what services, amenities and health and wellness options …

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Living in a Community vs. Staying at Home

When you hit your retirement years, you want to make sure your living situation best accommodates your lifestyle. This may mean staying in the same home you’ve lived in for decades or looking for new opportunities in a community setting. As you weigh the options, discover the differences between living in a community and staying …

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Seniors

The holidays are often a time for indulging in favorite foods, but the short-term enjoyment can lead to long-term consequences. With so much temptation at every turn, it can be difficult to find the right balance. If you’re looking for ways to eat healthy this holiday season, consider these helpful tips. The Challenges of Eating …

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Understanding Why Holidays Can Be Difficult for Older Adults

During the holidays, we put an emphasis on caring for others and spending quality time with loved ones. While it’s a celebratory time of year, there are many older adults who struggle with feelings of loneliness and isolation. If you’re concerned someone in your life may be having a difficult holiday season, learn more about …

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6 Ways to Show Support for a Family Caregiver

You might be surprised to learn that according to a recent study by the AARP and National Alliance for Caregiving, an estimated 53 million Americans act as caregivers. While they may not always be in the spotlight, they deserve our compassion and support. Continue reading to discover ways you can show your appreciation for the …

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How The Stayton Pays Respect to Our Veterans

Our veterans put their lives on the line to make sure our country remains safe and free, and so every year on Veterans Day our community makes sure our veterans know how much we appreciate them. In this article, we’ll talk about how the residents and team members of The Stayton celebrate our veterans, as …

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