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Silver Maples celebrates groundbreaking of DeerRidge Villas

August 25, 2020

There was a buzz in the air around Silver Maples of Chelsea Retirement Neighborhood on the morning of Thursday, August 13 as a small group gathered to commemorate the groundbreaking of the new DeerRidge Villas. The DeerRidge Villas, a project […]

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An older adult couple video chatting with friends to stay connected during social distancing.

Social Impact of Technology for Seniors

July 30, 2020

In the second year of its five-year Age Well Study, one area the Mather Institute studied was social activity of individuals in senior living communities. Similar to previous research, results showed that a greater sense of social cohesion and community […]

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A daughter working with her parents to help them start planning their downsizing transition.

When Should My Parents Downsize?

July 24, 2020

The home you grew up in holds cherished memories for both you and your parents. For you, it’s the place where your dad taught you how to ride a bike and your mom shared some of her special recipes. For […]

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An older adult eating a healthy summer meal.

11 Immune System Booster Foods for Seniors to Eat this Summer

July 13, 2020

From sweet, delicious berries and hydrating iced teas to mouth-watering and nutritious salmon, summer is full of colorful, tasty and energizing foods to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Many delectable summer foods are also great for the immune system, […]

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An older woman curled up on the couch reading a book and drinking tea.

What Are the Effects of Too Much Screen Time?

May 22, 2020

Did you know the average adult spends as much as 12 hours a day in front of TV and computer screens? Between your favorite television shows, shopping or paying bills online, and video chatting with your children and grandchildren, your […]

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A senior citizen woman participating in an online volunteer opportunity from her own home.

5 Online Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

April 13, 2020

You want to do something good. You want to leave your mark on this world and feel like you’re making your community a better place for all to live. The question is, how? For 30 or more years, it was […]

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