Is “Aging Independently” a Myth?

Is “Aging Independently” a Myth?

A recent article in PBS Newshour entitled “How to Stay Out of a Nursing Home and Age Independently” discusses a study out of Sweden that identified several factors predicting a senior’s likelihood of living independently into their 80s. The...
Royal Oaks announces major expansion

Royal Oaks announces major expansion

Sun City will soon see about 146 new residences and a new long-term-care center (assisted living) when Royal Oaks, the only Lifeplan (CCRC) community in that area, builds a new neighborhood on land adjacent to the existing campus. In mid-January, CEO Kendra Eberhart...
The Relationship between LTC Insurance and Lifecare

The Relationship between LTC Insurance and Lifecare

A lifecare contract is one of several types of residency contracts offered by continuing care retirement Communities, also referred to as CCRCs or life plan communities. Such a contract is similar to long-term care insurance (LTCI) in the sense that a resident is...
Royal Oaks residents dig the holidays!

Royal Oaks residents dig the holidays!

Music, gambling, friendships, dancing, smiles, food and more food highlighted the festivities over the holidays at Royal Oaks! The resident Christmas party and then the New Year’s Eve gambling bash had residents in a lively mood this season. See the Christmas...
Innovative Technologies for Vision Loss

Innovative Technologies for Vision Loss

By the age of 65, one out of three people develop some form of vision-reducing eye disease, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts or diabetic retinopathy. That’s why vision loss among older adults is seen as one of the major health care challenges of...