header-lifestyle.png

Thunderbird Senior Living Blog

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.

Read More

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

What are the Signs of Elderly Depression?

Posted by Alison McCool on Apr 20, 2017 8:01:30 AM


Signs of elderly depression often differ compared to that of younger adults. Elderly depression could be a common side effect of medications, or from more serious conditions, like dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

Read More

Topics: assisted living community, Alzheimer's, retirement community, dementia, signs of elderly depression

Thunderbird Senior Community: Assisted Living Resident Amenities in Arizona

Posted by Alison McCool on Sep 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Up until this point, you have spent much of your time working, don't you deserve to spend the next years in a luxury assisted living community that works for you? Situated around a beautiful and bustling courtyard that is always alive with activities, residents at Thunderbird Senior Living get to enjoy their senior years in a resort setting. Glendale, AZ's warm climate and country-like atmosphere are without competition. With the following great features, it's easy to see why so many seniors put Thunderbird Senior Living on the top of their list of places to retire.

Read More

Topics: thunderbird senior living, assisted living community, assisted living

How to Convince Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living

Posted by Alison McCool on May 5, 2016 11:56:00 AM

It is entirely natural for someone to want to stay in their home for as long as possible. However, many seniors have the unrealistic belief that they will be able to live on their own and take care of themselves for the rest of their lives. An elderly parent's determination to stay in their own home can make moving them to an assisted living facility one of the hardest decisions their child will have to make. With this in mind, what are some good ways to convince your parent to move to a better living situation? Consider the following ideas:

Read More

Topics: senior living community, assisted living arizona, community living, assisted living community

Questions to Ask When Searching For Assisted Living in Phoenix, AZ

Posted by Alison McCool on Feb 2, 2016 2:29:10 PM

Unfortunately, it can be easier to search the Internet for restaurant reviews and recommendations than it is for a local assisted living community. That's because reliable data in this industry isn't readily available and hard federal and state statistics can be difficult to nail down.

Read More

Topics: senior living community, assisted living community, assisted living phoenix, assisted living

Ways to Make Sure Your Parent is Comfortable in Assisted Living

Posted by Alison McCool on Jan 28, 2016 2:08:19 PM

Moving into an assisted living community is period of significant adjustment for you as well as your parents. Even if you’re all absolutely certain it’s the best decision, you’ll still wonder if your parent is comfortable in assisted living. These tips will help you make sure that the transition is as smooth as possible and reassure you that your parent is comfortable:

Read More

Topics: senior living community, assisted living arizona, assisted living community, assisted living

10 Tips For Visiting an Assisted Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on Jan 27, 2016 9:45:55 AM

As you consider an assisted living community, you’ll want to find out as much information as you can by visiting it. Seeing a community first-hand is an invaluable part of determine whether it’s right for you or your loved one.

Read More

Topics: assisted living arizona, senior living az, assisted living community, visiting an assisted living community

Know When It’s Time to Transition Your Elderly Parent Into Memory Care

Posted by Alison McCool on Jan 21, 2016 2:03:00 PM

Making the choice to move your elderly parents into memory care can be hard. When you've grown up seeing your mom and dad active and strong, it's a big blow to accept the possibility that they may now need assistance at this stage of their lives. Nevertheless, it's a necessary decision to make in some cases, particularly if you notice any of these symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia:

Read More

Topics: assisted living arizona, assisted living community, Alzheimer's, parent with alzheimer's, memory care

Continuing Care Retirement Communities May Now Be Called Life Plan Communities

Posted by Alison McCool on Jan 7, 2016 2:02:34 PM

What many people think of when they hear the term senior living community or continuing care retirement communities doesn't always reflect the reality of these communities. Senior living options have dramatically changed, especially over the last decade or so.

Read More

Topics: senior living community, independent living, assisted living community, continuing care retirement communities, life plan communities

Tips on Finding a Senior Community for Your Parent with Alzheimer's

Posted by Alison McCool on Jun 30, 2015 9:06:08 AM

Finding the right senior community for an aging parent can be challenging, even if there are no significant health problems. If your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s, it's essential to find an assisted living facility that can safely accommodate the special needs of Alzheimer patients. Before you choose a facility, here are five important questions to ask.

Read More

Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, assisted living community, Alzheimer's, parent with alzheimer's

2017 Assisted Living Award


DiscoveryLuncheonandTour

Retirement Guide

New Call-to-action

 

Subscribe to Email Updates

Posts by Topic

see all