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How to Use Technology at Your Senior Housing in Glendale, Arizona to Stay in Touch with Your Loved Ones

Posted by Alison McCool on Oct 11, 2017 9:44:00 AM

When you and your loved ones are separated by distance, it can get hard to stay in touch. Settling for a physical visit a few times a year and manipulating busy schedules isn't always a viable option. Technology, however, provides an alternative way of connecting residents in retirement communities to their friends and family.

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Topics: senior living, thunderbird senior living, visiting an assisted living community, make life easier

Understanding the Reservations Your Parents Might Have When Looking for an Independent Living Community in Glendale, Arizona

Posted by Alison McCool on Jul 26, 2017 8:41:26 AM

Many people desire to stay in their own homes for as long as possible. Our homes are familiar places, they are full of our memories and belongings. But as people get older, staying in a home, alone, is not always the best option.

The baby boomer generation truly has reinvented the meaning of senior living in recent years. Today's communities offer a variety of housing options with a wealth of amenities designed to keep elderly residents active, happy, and healthy. Here, seniors can thrive without the responsibilities of maintaining a home or hiring help. Seniors can enjoy social outings and activities that will keep them happy and healthy long into their golden years.

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Topics: independent living, transitioning into independent living, retired years at thunderbird, make life easier

A Quick Senior Safety Checklist for the House

Posted by Alison McCool on Jul 12, 2017 1:16:04 PM

A home safety checklist will help you and your loved ones determine what changes need to be made, if any, to prevent common injuries in their home. When you sit down to go over the list take it one room at a time. If you need to, go in each room with the checklist and make notes together.

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Topics: senior living community, senior living, thunderbird senior living, healthy senior living, make life easier

How Thunderbird Senior Living Allows You to Live the Life You've Earned [Video]

Posted by Alison McCool on Jun 7, 2017 8:21:28 AM

Thunderbird Senior Living is in Glendale, Arizona, and is a wonderful full-service retirement campus. That includes our recently opened Journeys Assisted Living and Memory Care. All the units there are rented, and you're not going to find much better value in terms of what we're able to offer for a very reasonable price in our community.

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How Seniors Can Use Siri, Apple's Assistant, to Make Life Easier

Posted by Alison McCool on May 4, 2017 3:41:00 PM

Siri is Apple's personal assistant who is meant to make your life easier. Thanks to a simple user interface, Siri has become a best friend to many seniors. With a few common commands, seniors are discovering the comfort and convenience that comes when you have a friend you can always rely on.

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, Siri, Siri makes life easier, make life easier

What are the Most Common Health Issues for Elderly People?

Posted by Alison McCool on Mar 22, 2017 8:07:00 AM

Advances in medicine have lengthened the average life span so that people now live for longer than those in previous generations. It is estimated that it is possible for people today to live almost 20 years past the age of 65. Of course, this will require that they manage chronic age-related health issues. 

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Topics: senior living community, make life easier, common health issues

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