Senior Housing Connection

Ten Tips to Downsize and De-Stress Your Move

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Our Rightsizing Seminar was a huge success! See what participants learned from “Grandma’s Helpers” Certified Move Management specialists. Make your move to Parkwood Heights and receive $1,000 Gift Certificate to Grandma’s Helpers to help you make your transition easy a [READ MORE]

Active Adult Retirement Community - What To Look For

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

( As people inch closer to their retirement age, many are worried about the prospect of endless hours turning into drab evenings where loneliness and lack of activities combine to crush the spirit and weaken the body. But,  [READ MORE]

10 Scary Financial Scams That Target the Elderly

Friday, March 04, 2011

( Financial scams can target people at any age, but seniors are often favorite targets of scammers because most are homeowners, have substantial savings, are more trusting and may not know enough about the latest technology and laws [READ MORE]

6 Tips for a Financially Care-Free Retirement

Thursday, February 24, 2011

As anyone who is retired or nearing retirement knows, with a change in lifestyle comes a change in your relationship to your finances. Here are some tips to ensure your retirement years are free from financial woes. 1. Start a Household Budget As you can imagine, every penny counts w [READ MORE]

Six Lifestyle Choices to Avoid Dementia

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

( No longer does Alzheimer's or dementia have to be a fate for the aging over which they have no control. Although our genes may predispose us to memory impairment, there are lifestyle choices that can greatly [READ MORE]

“Test Drive” your Senior Living Community

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Any Parkwood resident will tell you, moving from your home to a senior living community is a test of courage. It’s a time that can be full of fear and uncertainty. Instead of flying blind, why not make sure you like the accommodations, the amenities and your potential neighbors, by ta [READ MORE]

What’s important to you in a senior living community?

Thursday, January 27, 2011

What’s important to you in a senior living community? Are they the same things that are important to us at Parkwood Heights? You Decide ... Value. Dollar for dollar, you will get more bang for your buck with any of Parkwood Heights’ lifestyle options. Parkwood He [READ MORE]

Seniors & Dating

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Last month I stopped by for a surprise visit to my mother at the senior living community where she has lived for the past two years. Being widowed for the past decade, we thought she should live in a community surrounded by people her own age, where she would play bingo, gossip with other ladie [READ MORE]

Deciding on a Senior Living Community

Thursday, January 13, 2011

It’s never too early to plan for your future. Even though the thought of moving from a home in which you’ve created a lifetime of memories can be overwhelming, there will almost inevitably come a day when you’ll need to make a change. Usually we begin to consider senior commu [READ MORE]

Chronic Disease Self Management

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

What is a Chronic Disease Self Management Program Workshop? The CDSMP workshop is a six-session, lay-led health education program for patients with one or more chronic conditions. The purpose of CDSMP is two-fold: (1) to help patients take day-to-day responsibility for their care and (2) to incr [READ MORE]