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5 Tips for Couples Making the Move into Senior Living

5 Tips for Couples Making the Move into Senior Living

One of the nicest things about retirement is that, finally, you and your spouse have all the time in the world to spend together. Many couples have all sorts of great plans and dreams for what they want to happen when they have reached this point in their lives. At
How Senior Living Can Help You to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

How Senior Living Can Help You to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Have you made any New Year’s resolutions yet? And if so … how many of them have you kept so far? “Most of us have all good intentions when we make New Year’s resolutions, but follow-through can be very difficult,” says Mary Ellen Thieroff, Marketing Director of ...
Royal Oaks: A Great Place to Live AND a Great Place to Work!

Royal Oaks: A Great Place to Live AND a Great Place to Work!

“It’s always great to know that our residents think we’re a great place to live,” says Mary Ellen Thieroff, Marketing Director of Royal Oaks, an established Life Plan Community in Sun City, AZ. “But we’re also glad to know that our team members think we’re a great ...
Countdown: 7 Fun Ways to Celebrate New Years in Senior Living

Countdown: 7 Fun Ways to Celebrate New Years in Senior Living

It should come as no surprise that New Year’s Eve 2020 – just like all the other big events in 2020 – is going to look quite different this year. Gone is the big Times Square celebration. Many annual New Year’s Eve gatherings are being canceled. “It’s really too
7 Ways Gratitude Is Good for Your Health

7 Ways Gratitude Is Good for Your Health

The holidays are about lots of things: family, friends, food and being grateful. As it turns out, being grateful does more than make you happy for the wonderful things you have in your life – it also can make you healthier. “Being thankful and grateful as a ...
Meet Our Residents: The Shanes

Meet Our Residents: The Shanes

If you’re looking for cheerleaders for Royal Oaks, look no further than John and Karen Shane. “John and Karen are a wonderful part of our community, and we’re so thrilled that they chose Royal Oaks as their forever home,” says Mary Ellen Thieroff, Marketing ...
How CCRCs Can Ease Retirement-Related Fears

How CCRCs Can Ease Retirement-Related Fears

One subject that is frequently voiced among prospective residents of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs or “life plan communities”) revolves around the stress associated with envisioning and planning for the future, and indeed, it can feel like a ...
5 Benefits of Moving into a New Senior Living Community

5 Benefits of Moving into a New Senior Living Community

Who doesn’t like things that are bright, shiny and new? There’s something extra-special about buying a new piece of furniture, or a new car or even a new house. That last one in particular can be even more fulfilling when it’s new construction and you know you’re ...
Why a Move to Senior Living Means More Freedom

Why a Move to Senior Living Means More Freedom

As seniors age, it becomes more likely for them to desire a move to a senior living community; however, to some, they fear that time coming. This can be because of a number of reasons, but more often than not, it's because of their misconceptions about senior ...
6 Key Considerations for Your CCRC Decision Process

6 Key Considerations for Your CCRC Decision Process

Financially, emotionally, and from a practical perspective, choosing a continuing care retirement community (CCRC or “life plan” community) is a big decision. Here at myLifeSite, we strive to provide information and create resources that can help seniors make a ...