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7 Ways Senior Living Differs from Perception

Senior living has undergone major culture changes in the last decade. Your perception is likely no longer a reality. Many communities – like Tuscan Gardens […]

6 Tips to Combat Senior Loneliness

As we grow older, our network of social connections shrinks, but our need for socialization doesn’t go away… Recent research reveals how social isolation can harm […]

Aging Well is 100 percent in Your Control

The most isolated people are also the least healthy. Research shows older adults living in community settings live longer and enjoy greater well-being than those […]

Healthy Life with Healthy Food

As the body ages, it becomes more important than ever to get the right vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins and fiber to remain strong and healthy. […]

Talking to Your Loved One About Senior Living

Now that you have had some time to step back and evaluate why you believe senior living is a good option to talk about, organize […]

Happy 2022

Spiced Rum Fruitcake

Spiced rum fruitcake is a staple at Michael’s holiday party. Michael is the Culinary Services Director at Tuscan Gardens. Thank you for sharing this recipe […]

Sour Cream Salad

Gloria, a resident at Tuscan Gardens, made this salad for Thanksgiving and Christmas with her family. It was a yearly tradition. Thank you for sharing […]

Prioritizing senior isolation and health

The most isolated people are also the least healthy. Research shows older adults living in community settings live longer and enjoy greater well-being than those […]

Top Five Reasons Seniors Move to Florida

According to Kiplinger.com, Florida’s 2030 population is projected to be 23.9 million, with 6 million of those residents age 65 and older. That’s a 71% […]

Rosie’s Journey to Tuscan Gardens

“I had no intention of moving into a senior living community. Now, three years later, I can’t imagine being without my extended Tuscan Gardens Family. […]

Caregiving Tips – Helping your Loved One with Dementia to Shower

Helping your loved one with dementia to shower To ensure having a positive bathing experience for your loved one, make sure the stage is set […]

Flounder Puttanesca

Flounder Puttanesca Print Ingredients Four 5 oz flounder fillets* Cooking spray 1 1/2 tsp Olive Oil 1 cup Yellow Onions, Thinly Sliced 1 tbs Garlic, [...]

Melon & Prosciutto Salad

Melon & Prosciutto Salad Print Ingredients 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 tbs balsamic vinegar 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 1 tsp. 4 cup Arugula [...]

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Baked Shrimp Scampi Print Ingredients 2 lbs Shrimp (12 to 15 per pound), peeled and deveined, tail on 3 tbs Olive Oil 2 tbs Dry [...]

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore Print Ingredients 4 Boneless Chicken Thighs 2 tsp Black Pepper 1 tsp Granulated Garlic 1/2 c All-Purpose Flour 3 tbs Olive Oil 3 [...]

Happy 2021

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Yield: 3 dozen Print Ingredients ¼ cup light brown sugar ¾ cup white sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp almond extract [...]

Brown Sugar and Black Pepper Glazed Ham

Brown Sugar and Black Pepper Glazed Ham Yield: 12 servings Print Ingredients 7 lbs fully cooked bone-in ham 1 cup light brown sugar 1 tbs [...]

5 Ingredient Peppermint Bark

5 Ingredient Peppermint Bark Yield: 1¼ pounds Print Ingredients 8 oz semisweet chocolate, broken into pieces 2 tsp canola oil, divided ½ tsp peppermint extract, [...]

Brisket with Gravy

Brisket with Gravy Yield: 10 servings Print Ingredients 5 lbs beef brisket 1 tbs ground black pepper 1 tbs Kosher salt 3 cups water 1 [...]

Benefits of Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19 COVID-19 vaccines are being carefully evaluated in clinical trials and will be authorized or approved only if […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: What to Expect

Keeping you healthy, safely At Tuscan Gardens®, your safety always comes first. We’re thoroughly following the CDC recommendation for social distancing and PPE. Whether your community is partnered […]

8 Things You Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is top priority. The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures all vaccines are as safe as possible. The CDC has developed a new tool, […]

Potato Latkes

Potato Latkes Yield: 12 Print Ingredients 2 lbs russet potatoes 1 small yellow onion 3 tbs flour 1 ea egg ¼ tsp baking powder 2 [...]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie Yield: 8 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Print Ingredients 2 eggs 1 16 oz can [...]

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce Yield: 8 servings Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Print Ingredients ½ cup orange juice ½ cup [...]

Classic Herb Stuffing

Classic Herb Stuffing Yield: 16 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Print Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter 2 [...]

Citrus Marinated Roasted Turkey

Citrus Marinated Roasted Turkey Yield: 12 servings Print Ingredients 1 8-10 lb turkey 2 medium lemons, cut in half 2 navel oranges, cut in half [...]

Technology for Seniors

A Simplified Guide to Staying Connected to Family and Friends Technology is advancing at a faster rate than ever before and it will continue to […]

8 Things You Don’t Know About Assisted Living

1. Assisted Living Communities Provide Different Levels of Care There’s no nationwide definition for assisted living. Instead, states license and regulate assisted living facilities. Levels of care […]

Caregiver Support

Caregiver support is crucial when you are juggling family responsibilities and work while providing adequate support to an older loved one. As a primary caregiver […]

Memory Care versus In-Home Care

The benefits of memory care community living versus in-home care According to AARP, more than 95% seniors want to stay in their homes as long […]

Minestrone Soup

You may be sheltered at home, but you can still eat well! During this time of social distancing, we wanted to share some of our […]

Coping with stress during a pandemic

It is normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. Especially when you have family members in senior living communities, or […]

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

You may be sheltered at home, but you can still eat well! During this time of social distancing, we wanted to share some of our […]

Chocolate Chip Biscotti

You may be sheltered at home, but you can still eat well! During this time of social distancing, we wanted to share some of our […]

Lemon Dill Salmon

You may be sheltered at home, but you can still eat well! During this time of social distancing, we wanted to share some of our […]

Ten steps to finding the right senior living community

Finding the perfect senior living community and lifestyle is as easy as counting to ten. 1. Do the research Senior living communities are typically classified […]

Happy 2020

World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day is observed on September 21st every year. On this day and every day, Alzheimer’s Associations and organizations around the world concentrate on raising […]

National Assisted Living Week

Established by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) in 1995, National Assisted Living Week is to recognize, celebrate, encourage and honor the role of […]

Grandparents Day

Grandparents are precious links to family traditions, heritage and culture. Most of us have fond memories from our childhood spending quality time with our grandparents, […]

The History of Labor Day

To most of us, Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer marked by a 3-day long weekend and celebrated with barbecues, water fun and […]

Best Friends Approach

Developed while Virginia Bell and David Troxel worked at the University of Kentucky Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the Best Friends™ Approach suggests that what a […]

Where to retire in Florida

Florida, known as the Sunshine State famous for its miles of coastlines, beautiful beaches, outdoor recreational and low cost of living – has long been […]

Maria’s Milanese Sauce

The Milanese sauce is a tomato-based sauce. Slow cooking allows for some of the moisture to escape, which results in a thick sauce that is thoroughly […]

Overcoming Inertia

“A body at rest, tends to stay at rest”. – Newton Inertia is characterized as “resistance or unwillingness to motion, action or change.” In laymen […]

Happy 2019

Pecan Pie

Legend is that this is an old pecan pie recipe originally from my family’s South Georgia roots.   A couple of tips from my secret […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness As we get older, our risk of breast cancer increases. According to BreastCancer.org, one in every eight women will be diagnosed with […]

Senior Citizens Day

Happy National Senior Citizens Day! We thank and salute you for your sacrifice, love, support, and encouragement, especially to the younger generation. We look to […]

Shark Week

The annual obsession with Shark Week arrives at Tuscan Gardens®. For those who have no idea about Shark Week, here’s a brief history: Shark Week […]

Virtual Dementia Tour

Virtual Dementia Tour® is a specially designed patented sensory tool and instruction based on research conducted by P.K. Beville, M.S., a specialist in geriatrics and […]

What is Memory Care

When a senior is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive impairment, they require an attentive, safe and special care. Professional caregivers with experience interacting […]

Together We Can End Alzheimer’s Disease

The statistics are nothing short of alarming. Of the 79 million total Baby Boomers who are retired or retiring in the coming years, approximately 28 […]

Pet therapy llamas

We all adore pets, but when llamas come to visit, it is extra special. These big, soft, fluffy, gentle animals visited our residents last month […]

Introducing Technology to Seniors

Introducing technology to seniors is vital in today’s senior living environment. We truly live in a time when more information is available on any conceivable […]

Maria’s Chicken Ricotta Soup

Among the many recipes that Grandmom Pino taught my mother, Maria Giordano, after Mom came to America as the first Italian war bride in 1944 […]

Happy International Women’s Day

March is definitely a celebratory month for women. We are blessed to be surrounded by strong, talented, inspiring associates and residents here at Tuscan Gardens […]

Fall prevention

Did you know that one in four older Americans fall in a significant way? And that fall is the leading cause of injury for people […]

Resident Spotlight: Mary!

Mary has an attitude. A positive one, of course! Mary is part of our Tuscan Gardens Family and is the embodiment of an amazing attitude. […]

An Invitation To Living A Life of Purpose, Passion & Joy

Today’s seniors represent myriad backgrounds and beliefs. Every senior, regardless of background, has the right to live well. Tuscan Gardens® is fully focused on creating […]

Maria’s Ricotta Pie

My dad, Sam Pino, was an Air Force Captain during World War II and fell in love with my mom, Maria, and brought her home […]

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Tuscan Gardens® is excited to announce our Alzheimer’s Support Group ­­– a monthly meeting designed just for caregivers to share their stories, concerns, celebrations, and advice. […]

Sense of Aesthetic

The Art of Living with Purpose, Passion & Joy® clamors for original art, sculpture, and photography that represent real collectibles. When we talk about history, […]

Happy International Day of Italian Cuisine!

“As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had […]

Resident Spotlight: Ms. Sue

There’s nothing like the aroma of fresh-baked cookies. Mmmm! Participating in culinary activities is one of the many choices in the Community. The cookie baker […]

Happy 2018

Dear Friends, Happy New Year from our Tuscan Gardens® family to yours. We would like to begin 2018 by thanking our wonderful residents, associates, and […]

Happy Birthday, Ms. Jessie!

Wednesday, November 21st 1917 : 100 years ago. On this day: The President of the United States was Woodrow Wilson. The average home price was […]

Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, we are happy to report: Our community weathered the storm well and all residents are safe and comfortable. We […]

Proactive Brain Health for Seniors

We’ve all heard that the mind is a terrible thing to waste, most likely from our parents or a schoolteacher trying to persuade us into […]

Preventing Wandering: Management Tips for Caregivers

According to the Alzheimer’s Association®, approximately 60 percent of those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia will wander. Managing the risks of wandering requires careful observation […]

Preventing Wandering: Management Techniques for Caregivers

For many family caregivers of a loved one with memory loss, keeping their loved one from wandering off by themselves is part of their reality. […]

Tips on Positive Coping Techniques for Caregiver Stress

The demands of caregiving can be a lot to bear. If caregivers don’t take the time to care for themselves, too, the consequences could be […]

Positive Coping Techniques for Caregiver Stress

According to the Mayo Clinic, nearly 80% of long-term care in the United States is provided by informal caregivers such as a spouse, adult child […]

Laying the Foundation: Tips for Creating Your Plan for Senior Care

For any adult nearing retirement age, it’s never too soon to make plans about your future care. Even if your health never declines to the […]

Laying the Foundation: Creating Your Plan for Senior Care

For any adult nearing retirement age, it’s never too soon to discuss a senior care plan. While we would all like to imagine retirement life […]

Is It Normal Aging or Early Memory Loss?: Tips to Know the Difference

Many symptoms of early memory loss can look a lot like normal aging. Without understanding diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia, it can be hard to […]

Is It Normal Aging or Early Memory Loss? How to Know the Difference

Many symptoms of early memory loss can look a lot like normal aging. Without understanding diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia, it can be hard to […]

Tips for Seniors: The Importance of Fall Prevention

According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of injury for older adults. Even when a fall doesn’t result in a […]

The Importance of Fall Prevention for Seniors

“Often, we think an accident will never happen to us,” says Nancy Clanton, Community Relations Director at Tuscan Gardens® of Venetia Bay in Venice, Florida. […]

Benefits of Embracing Humor as a Caregiver

When we think about caring for an ill or aging loved one, humor and laughter are not words that typically come to mind. Rather, we […]

Tips for Embracing Humor as a Caregiver

Although you probably won’t see it written on any prescription, humor has numerous benefits for our physical and mental health. According to caregiver expert and […]

Tips for a Healthy & Successful Visit with a Person with Memory Loss

Memory care specialists agree; those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss benefit greatly from social interaction. If you have a friend […]

Make Their Day: Preparing for a Healthy & Successful Visit with a Person with Memory Loss

Memory care specialists agree: those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss benefit greatly from social interaction. Visits from friends and family […]

Tips on Holistic Treatments for Memory Loss

Leading memory care communities are turning to holistic methods of memory loss treatments for several reasons, including evidence-based proof in their success as well as […]

Holistic Treatments for Memory Loss

While research is still working to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and memory loss, experts have discovered remarkable benefits […]

Tips for Managing Everyday Challenges of Memory Loss

If your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of memory loss, everyday tasks can become challenging. As their memory loss progresses, […]

Managing Everyday Challenges for Your Loved One with Memory Loss

If your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of memory loss, everyday tasks can become challenging. As their memory loss progresses, […]

Tips for Estate Planning: 3 Ways to Avoid Probate

For many of us, the legacy we leave to future generations matters a great deal, so it’s important that your estate plans ensure your surviving […]

Estate Planning Considerations: 3 Ways to Avoid Probate

If you are in your retirement years, it’s likely that you’ve already started to consider your estate planning options. For many of us, the legacy […]

Tips on Finding the Funds to Pay for Senior Living

While many seniors just look to their personal savings to determine whether they can afford to move to a senior living community or receiving care […]

Finding the Funds to Pay for Senior Living

For seniors aspiring to a carefree retirement lifestyle at a senior living community, or families searching for the best living options for their older loved […]

Tips for Creating an End-of-Life Plan

Putting together a good end-of-life plan long before you need it can both ensure all your wishes are honored and protect your loved ones from […]

3 Important Pieces for Your End-of-Life Plan

If you or a loved one is advancing in age, end-of-life planning may not be your first choice for how to spend your time and […]

Tips for Encouraging Independence in Your Aging Loved One

We all want our parents to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. Yet, even when your loved one is in full […]

How to Encourage Independence in Your Aging Loved One

We all want our parents to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. Yet, even when your loved one is in full […]

Tips for Understanding Elder Law and Legal Planning

Although we would like to think that we’ll always be able to take care of ourselves, we never know what each day will bring. Legal […]

Understanding Elder Law & The Importance of Legal Planning

Even for seniors in near-perfect health, legal planning should be a top item on their to-do list. Before a crisis makes getting your affairs in […]

Tips on Upsizing Your Senior Living Lifestyle: A New Perspective on Downsizing

Downsizing often brings to mind thoughts about decluttering, packing, moving hassles, selling your home. However, many who have made the move to a senior living […]

How to Upsize Your Senior Living Lifestyle: A New Perspective on Downsizing

For seniors looking to downsize to a senior living community, the process of moving out of their family home can be bittersweet. It’s not always […]

Tips for Demystifying Resistance in Loved Ones with Dementia

When older adults without memory problems refuse care or assistance, we can usually infer their behavior is caused by embarrassment or the fear of losing […]

Demystifying Resistance to Care in Loved Ones with Dementia

As a caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you work hard to constantly learn new ways of offering […]

Tips on Dementia: A 360° View of Alzheimer’s Disease

When a family member is diagnosed with dementia, the dynamics of life change for everyone who loves and cares for them. So how does a […]

Dementia 360: A Complete View of Alzheimer’s Disease

When a family member is diagnosed with dementia, the dynamics of life change for everyone who loves and cares for them. Unlike other physical conditions, […]

Tips for Coping with Dementia-Related Sleep Problems

Sleep problems are a common symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, causing a person to be drowsy during the day, wake up at night […]

Uncover the Causes & Coping Methods for Dementia-Related Sleep Problems

As a caregiver of a loved one with dementia, getting enough sleep is crucial to staying healthy and energized in order to provide the care […]

Tips for Maintaining a High-Nutrient Diet for a Loved One with Dementia

For those living with a cognitive disease like dementia, it can be difficult to maintain a diet that gives them the nutrients they need to […]

How to Maintain a High-Nutrient Diet for A Loved One with Dementia

For those living with a progressive cognitive disease like dementia, it can be difficult to maintain a diet that gives them the nutrients they need […]

Tips for Dementia & Driving: What to Do When Your Loved One Should Hang up the Keys

Driving requires good judgment, quick decision-making and fast reaction time. Unfortunately, dementia gradually diminishes these abilities, making it hard or impossible for individuals with the […]

Dementia & Driving: What to Do When Your Loved One Should Hang up the Keys

When you’re caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, ensuring their safety is a top priority. Some safety measures, […]

Tips for Combatting Depression in Those with Dementia

Out of the estimated 5.4 million people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, approximately forty percent suffer from depression and its debilitating symptoms. […]

Dementia & Depression: How to Combat the Difficult Combination

For those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the chances of experiencing depression are significantly higher than their cognitively healthy peers. Out […]

Tips on Coordinating a Team for Your Loved One’s Care

Providing full-time care for an aging parent or loved one is not easy to do without help. Especially if that loved one has a chronic […]

It Takes a Village: Coordinating a Team for Your Loved One’s Care

The phrase, “it takes a village,” is often used in reference to raising children. It implies that rearing a child is so complex a task […]

Maintaining Independence Through a Home Safety Plan

Most seniors agree that living independently in their homes as long as possible is a priority for their ideal lifestyle. This is often an attainable […]

Tips on Maintaining Independence Through a Home Safety Plan

For seniors who have mobility limitations, chronic illness or experience cognitive decline, staying safe at home may require more effort and supervision from the person’s […]

Tips for Keeping Your Diabetes Under Control with Diet & Exercise

Experts tell us that there is no true ‘diabetic diet. Watching what you eat every day, balancing out carbohydrates, sugars, and fats throughout your meals […]

Keeping Your Diabetes Under Control: Simple Steps with Diet & Exercise

One of the most commonly misunderstood lifestyle changes among diabetics is their diet. Myths abound claiming they need to cut out sugar and carbs completely; […]

Tips for Keeping Your Spouse Safe Through Challenging Dementia-Related Behaviors

If you’re caring for a spouse in mid- to late-stage dementia, you can prioritize their safety by learning about and managing the most challenging behaviors […]

Danger & Dementia: Keeping Your Spouse Safe Through Challenging Behaviors

In the middle and later stages of dementia, symptoms often develop beyond occurrences of mild memory loss, confusion and cognitive difficulties into behaviors that are […]

Tips for Turning Your Loved One’s Life into a Celebration

After an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, the last thing to cross a family member’s mind is a celebration. However, as many individuals and families have discovered, one […]

Turning Life into a Celebration for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

After an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, the last thing to cross a family member’s mind is celebration. However, as many individuals and families have discovered, one effective […]

What to Expect When You’re Caregiving: The Effects of Caregiving on Everyday Life

When you first enter a caregiving role, it can be hard to imagine how your new responsibilities might change your daily life. If you’re caring […]

Tips on Anticipating Caregiving’s Effects on Your Life

It doesn’t come as much surprise that caring for the health and well-being of another person affects almost every aspect of your life. You will […]

Show Yourself Some Love: Practicing Self-Care as a Family Caregiver

When you become a family caregiver of someone you love, the priorities in your life are sure to shift. Those who are caring for a […]

Tips for Practicing Self-Care as a Family Caregiver

When you become a caregiver of someone you love, the priorities in your life are sure to shift. Those who are caring for a parent […]

Tips for Recognizing Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout and depression is all too common. Most family caregivers are not trained healthcare professionals, and the tasks they perform on a daily basis […]

Tips for Recognizing Caregiver Stress & Avoiding Depression and Burnout

If you’re busy caring for a loved one, you may become so focused on providing care that it may be difficult to realize or admit […]

Tips for Utilizing Respite Care: Benefits for Caregivers and Loved Ones

When caring for a loved one becomes your top priority, everything else – catching up with friends, doing what brings you joy, caring for your […]

Respite: A Period of Renewal for You and Your Loved One

If your older loved one requires daily assistance with everyday tasks, stepping into the role of their caregiver becomes a full-time commitment, especially if they […]

Communication Techniques For Loved Ones With Memory Loss

When a loved one has memory loss, it affects your entire family. A loved one who isn’t able to remember people or talk about cherished […]

Tips For Communicating With Loved Ones With Memory Loss

Communication with a loved one who has memory loss is a bit different than communicating with someone who doesn’t. Small changes in speech patterns and […]

Tips for Recognizing the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

With the increasing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease in our population, it’s more important than ever to make families aware of early symptoms of this disease. […]

Beyond Normal Aging: Knowing the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s a sad fact that so many signs of Alzheimer’s disease are left undiagnosed because the symptoms of memory loss are often misjudged as a […]

How to Avoid Senior Scams

Scams can come in all forms: through the Internet, phones calls and even from door-to-door con artists posing as salesmen. Unfortunately, senior citizens are a […]

Tips for Avoiding Senior Scams

Seniors are often targets for con artists and scams because of their wealth. Whether it’s through the phone, sent through the mail or email, scammers […]

Tips for Families on Coping with Their Loved One’s Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease affects everyone it comes in contact with, especially the close family members of a person with the disease. Families facing an Alzheimer’s diagnosis […]

Alzheimer’s Effects on Family: Coping with Difficult Emotions

As anyone with a loved one with Alzheimer’s can tell you, the disease (or any other form of dementia) is a family diagnosis. The effects […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s Basics: Caregiver Tips

At the time of diagnosis, individuals and their families facing Alzheimer’s may be unaware of its wide range of symptoms and how the disease will […]

Alzheimer’s 101: Understanding the Basics

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5.3 million Americans are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Despite its unfortunately high prevalence, very few gain a full […]

10 Tips for When Seniors Should Update Their Estate Plan

Many seniors don’t realize that they need to update their plans as time goes by. As major life events occur, or tax laws change, you […]

10 Reasons for Seniors to Update Their Estate Plan

By retirement age, most adults have established an estate plan, complete with trusts and a living will, to protect their assets and provide for their […]

Tips on 10 Common Myths About Senior Living

Most of us have our own ideas about what senior living communities are like. Many believe that “senior living community” is interchangeable with the term […]

10 Common Myths About Senior Living

Most of us have our own ideas about what senior living communities are like. Many believe that senior living community is interchangeable with the term […]

Tips for Keeping the Home Safe for Those with Dementia

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the cognitive changes your loved one experiences can cause greater risks to their safety at home. Additionally, the physical, behavioral and […]

How to Keep the Home Safe for Those with Dementia

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the cognitive changes your loved one experiences can cause greater risks to their safety at home. Additionally, the physical, behavioral and […]

Tips for Supporting Independence and Dignity: When Moving to Assisted Living is Helpful

For aging loved ones, living on their own can come with risks and limitations that ultimately take away from their personal independence and dignity. When […]

Supporting Independence & Dignity: When Moving to Assisted Living Is Helpful

A common myth surrounding assisted living communities is the idea that one’s independence is lost when they make the move. Those faced with the transition […]

Tips for Dining with Dementia

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Dining with Dementia: Making Mealtimes Easier for Loved Ones with Memory Loss

As dementia progresses, declining cognitive abilities make it difficult for a person to perform everyday tasks, such as eating. Especially in the later stages of […]

Tips for Benefitting from Therapeutic Gardening

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Benefits of Horticultural Therapy

Seniors especially can benefit from interacting with nature through horticultural therapy. Planting and enjoying the results of a therapeutic garden is considered one of many […]

Engaging Every Day: Tips for Planning Activities for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

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Engaging Every Day: Planning Activities for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

As Alzheimer’s progresses and skills and abilities diminish, the person living with the disease may start to suffer from feelings of worthlessness or isolation, expressing […]

Tips on Social Benefits for Seniors

For many older adults, the opportunities for social activities often diminish along with health and energy. A lack of connection with others can lead to […]

The Importance of Senior Socialization and Connections

For many older adults, the opportunities for social activities often diminish along with health and energy. As illness or mobility troubles limit what they can […]

Tips for Deciding When It’s Time for Memory Care

Due to the progressive nature of Alzheimer’s disease, families often have difficulty knowing when their loved one has reached the point of needing professional memory […]

When to Make the Move to Memory Care

By nature, Alzheimer’s disease is progressive and degenerative. Cognitive changes occur gradually, and symptoms emerge slowly. Because of this, families often have difficulty knowing when […]

Tips for Caregivers: What to Look for in an Assisted Living Community

When it comes to choosing an assisted living community for your loved one, not only do you want the community to meet their physical and […]

Finding Home: What to Look for in an Assisted Living Community

If your parent or loved one requires the daily support of assisted living, then you understand the complexity of finding the right community for them […]

Tips About Tuscan Garden’s Signature Lifestyle

Tuscan Gardens® at Venetia Bay in Venice, Florida, is going to change your perspective on senior living. This community was created to offer a signature […]

Introducing Tuscan Garden’s Signature Lifestyle

Tuscan Gardens® at Venetia Bay in Venice, Florida, is going to change your perspective on senior living. In fact, when you think of the term […]

Tuscan Gardens® to Develop Luxury Senior Living Community in Palm Coast

PALM COAST, FL: Tuscan Gardens® Senior Living has announced its expansion plans to develop a new senior living community in the city of Palm Coast. […]

Sarasota-Bradenton-North Port Ranks No. 1 in ‘Well-Being’ Nationwide

The North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton area ranked as the best place in the country for overall well-being in 2014, even ahead of Honolulu, a recent survey found. […]

The 25 Best Places To Retire in 2014

Retirement is one of those chances in life to do something really different. With kids usually out of the house, many people look at it […]