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5 Benefits of Living in a Senior Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on Sep 14, 2017 9:12:00 AM

Independent living offers a number of benefits that are well worth examining and if you or a loved one is considering making the move, here are just a few of the advantages that may make this lifestyle change so appealing.

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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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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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5 Things to Look Forward to in Retirement

Posted by Alison McCool on Oct 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Retirement is an important – and sometimes stressful – transition, but it also represents a tremendous opportunity. You’ll have much more freedom than you have in years, so why not make the most of it?

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

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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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 Make the Most Out of Your Visit to a Senior Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on Jun 16, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When looking into independent living, it is a good idea to get to know the community, activities, and things that your parent or loved one can do in the surrounding area. Just like any other move, learning the ins and outs of the community and surrounding area can be a fun and memorable experience.

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Topics: senior living phoenix az, senior living community, senior living, senior homes arizona, assisted living arizona, independent senior living phoenix

How to Know When it's Time to Move to a Senior Living Community

Posted by Alison McCool on Jun 2, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Your parents may have a hard time with the idea of moving away from their home, especially if they have been living independently for a long time. However, age and the limitations that come with it often makes such a move essential for a senior’s wellbeing. How can you know when the time has come for an elderly person to move to a senior living community? Deciding the right time can be difficult as the answer will be different depending on the individual. However, there are certain warning signs that indicate when a senior needs a higher level of care; here are some of them:

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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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