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Battle Depression at Your Senior Housing Community by Staying Active

Posted by Alison McCool on Aug 30, 2017 1:09:00 PM

There are studies that have determined that being stationary for long periods of time is linked to a greater risk of depression in seniors.

You can combat depression in senior housing communities by fostering an environment that encourages residents to exercise and stay active.

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Topics: active senior living phoenix, assisted living community, senior living activities, healthy senior living

5 Ways an Independent Living Community Can Help you Stay Active

Posted by Alison McCool on Nov 10, 2016 12:45:00 PM

It’s easy to stay active when you live in a senior living community. With countless activities to become involved in, it isn’t hard to understand why Thunderbird residents enjoy the community so much! Here are just a few activities you can expect to help you stay active:

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, independent senior living phoenix, thunderbird senior living, active senior living phoenix

How to Keep an Active Social Life in Your 70s and 80s

Posted by Alison McCool on Nov 1, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Studies have shown that maintaining an active social life can help prolong your life and improve your health. For many seniors in their 70s and 80s, this can seem like a difficult task. The loss of a spouse or close friends, children moving away, and reduced mobility can all make getting out harder. Senior living doesn’t have to be lonely and isolated. Here are some ideas to help you keep an active senior social life well into your 70s, 80s, and beyond.

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Topics: senior living community, independent senior living phoenix, active senior living phoenix, senior social life

How to Keep a Healthy Lifestyle After 75

Posted by Alison McCool on Sep 15, 2016 1:30:00 PM

While there are some parts of aging that can't be controlled, there are many aspects that can be. For example, by living a healthy lifestyle, you can stay strong, prevent pain related to major health conditions, and deeply enjoy your golden years. Here are some tips for healthy senior living. 

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Topics: senior living community, independent senior living phoenix, active senior living phoenix, healthy lifestyle

5 Things to Look for When Finding a Senior Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on Sep 1, 2016 11:30:00 AM

As people age, living independently in one’s own home can become challenging and dangerous. Even seniors who are able to take good care of themselves are at risk for falls, depression, and isolation. For some, a senior community is an excellent solution, providing assistance while still maintaining independence, opening up new social and educational opportunities, and drastically improving the quality of life. However, choosing a senior living community is a difficult decision, and many factors should be considered.

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, independent senior living phoenix, active senior living phoenix

Maintaining Your Independent Lifestyle in a Senior Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on Aug 2, 2016 10:00:00 AM

You might think that moving into a senior living community means abandoning your independence and individuality for a drab existence. Or if you're helping a parent or other loved one find a senior living community, you might be concerned about their independence. At Thunderbird Senior Living located in Glendale, AZ, that couldn't be further from the truth. We’ll help you how and when you’d like, according to your preferences, not ours.
These tips can help you maintain your independent lifestyle while retaining your unique sense of individuality.

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, independent senior living phoenix, thunderbird senior living, active senior living phoenix, healthy lifestyle, retirement community

How to Help your Parents Decide on a Senior Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on May 26, 2016 1:30:00 PM

There are choices in life that simply require a lot of weight in the decision-making process. A major moment in a person's life often comes when it's time to choose the right senior living community for his or her parents. If you're facing this decision, here are some things to think about as you enter the process:

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, active senior living phoenix, transitioning into independent living, moving parents into senior living

Why an Independent Living Community is the Best Option for Your Parent

Posted by Alison McCool on May 24, 2016 1:00:00 PM

An independent living community offers numerous advantages for seniors. Facilities range from cozy, traditional apartments to posh, luxury living quarters with every possible amenity. Most seniors who move to these communities like the new opportunities, living arrangements and lifestyle choices that are available. Take a look at three valuable changes that will create a better lifestyle for your aging parent or loved one.

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, independent living, active senior living phoenix

Feel Great About Helping Your Parents Transition into Senior Living

Posted by Alison McCool on May 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

The decision to move into independent or assisted living can be a difficult, emotional one. If you’re helping your parents transition into this situation, you may all feel anxious about the change. But there are a number of reasons why you should feel great about helping your parents make this move into a senior living community:

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, senior living, active senior living phoenix

The Benefits of Having your Parents Live in a Senior Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on Apr 14, 2016 1:12:00 PM

Most seniors would rather stay at home for as long as possible rather than move to a senior living community. As a result, many families struggle with decisions regarding their elderly loved ones’ living conditions. Because the move to assisted living is often emotionally difficult, many caregivers find themselves dealing with guilt both before and after the move. It can be helpful to look at all of the benefits that come with placing your parent in a safe and caring environment. Consider the following advantages of moving your parents to the right senior living community:

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Topics: senior living community, independent senior living phoenix, senior living az, active senior living phoenix, moving parents into senior living

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