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Assisted Living

Dining at the Retreat at Sunny Vista

Engaging MealsSunny Vista brings fun and engaging meals to our residents. At our memory care and assisted living community, the Retreat at Sunny Vista, we have two dining venues for residents to pick from. Whether enjoying a full-service dining experience in the Pike’s Peak… Read More

Importance of Seniors Maintaining Their Independence

Independence means having the freedom to direct your own life. Seniors who feel in control of their lives often enjoy longer lives, better mental health, and lower rates of cognitive decline. However, health, mobility, and cognitive changes can threaten our ability to maintain our… Read More

Helping a Parent Make the Transition into Assisted Living

Active Senior Lifestyle Colorado Springs group of residents connecting together

Moving to a new home is one of life’s most stressful events. Helping a parent transition from living in their own home to an assisted living community, even if they are ready and willing to move, can be challenging for the entire family. Employing…

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Is Home a Safe Place for Aging Parents?

Aging in place, or living independently at home, is the option many older adults prefer. It’s understandable why many people desire to stay in the family home as long as possible – it is comfortable, familiar, and gives seniors a sense of independence. As…

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Tips for Moving Elderly Parents Closer to Adult Children

Memory Care Colorado Springs Daughter hugging mother on couch

If your family is like many others, you may have moved away from your hometown after college, perhaps settling hundreds of miles away from your parents. In other families, parents relocate to a warmer climate when they retire. But as parents age, it might…

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3 Main Differences Between Assisted Living and Nursing Homes

Sometimes, people use “nursing home” as a general reference to any place where members of the senior community live. However, this is definitely not accurate, there are very specific differences between a nursing home and an assisted living community. Like assisted living, nursing homes…

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Choosing the Right Senior Living Community Can Be Difficult

We were saddened to hear that over 100 residents will be forced to relocate now that Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs is being shut down.  Choosing the right senior living community can be difficult. We have put together a list of 21 questions…

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A Checklist for Visiting Aging Parents

This is a comprehensive checklist when visiting aging parents to make sure they are still doing well on their own.Many adult children can’t make it home to see their aging loved ones as often as they would like. The holidays offer an opportunity to…

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