Ten Helpful Tips To Meaningful Conversations with Your Aging Parent

1. Pick a time when everyone is relaxed and congenial.  Plan on having a series of conversations. 2. Choose your words carefully.  Remember that your parents are still competent adults and that they have their own ideas.  Don’t be judgmental and criticize past decisions.  Leave negative history in the past. 3. Discuss and understand their healthcare wishes and …

Perks of Gardening

Exploring a new hobby or activity to try later in life may be difficult to discover. As we get older, the things we do and are able to do can seem like they’re dwindling away. While hobbies like sailing or mountain climbing might not be ideal for someone in their eighties. One of the joys …

Benefits of a Book Club

When it comes to hobbies, the list of activities that people can become involved in will grow with life experience, but as our abilities evolve with age, they also unfortunately shrink. This can be especially true for seniors as mobility impacts the kinds of activities one is able to do—strenuous activities tend to go down …

Benefits of Senior Living

Benefits of Senior Living - Continuing Care Community Orange County NY

We all know what happens here in the northeast in the winter. The weather gradually gets colder week by week and eventually, it will get too cold to enjoy the outdoors.  Even with the cold weather, there are still plenty of activities to look forward to at Glen Arden. We aim to make the winter …

What is the difference between a Continuing Care Retirement Community vs. Life Plan?

In short: there isn’t one. As you research senior living and retirement communities, you’ll uncover enough terms and acronyms to make your head spin.  Let us break down the most common terms – “Continuing Care Retirement Community, “and“ Life Plan Community”, which are basically synonymous … not to be confused with the term “Life Care.” …

Check Out These Desirable – and Available – Apartment Homes at Glen Arden in Orange County, NY!

Right now, there are many great reasons to move to a community like Glen Arden in Goshen, NY.  The equity you have in your current house, combined with the hot real estate market and strong value of Glen Arden, makes moving now an astute, forward-thinking move for your financial legacy. But beyond the long-term benefits, …