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Elder Orphans

Posted on: May 20, 2019

According to a recent study, about 22% of Americans in late adulthood are considered to be elder orphans. This term refers to seniors, 55 and older, who have no spouse or children to depend on to help them through health, financial and living situation decisions as they age. Fortunately, there is an increasing online community … Continue reading “Elder Orphans”

Community Spotlight: The Tealridge Dining Experience

Posted on: May 13, 2019

We know the importance of providing excellent dining services. At each meal, our talented dining team offers our independent living residents a variety of delicious choices for them to enjoy. We realize the dining experience is important both nutritionally as well as socially. Because of this, we make every effort to make mealtime at Tealridge … Continue reading “Community Spotlight: The Tealridge Dining Experience”

Personalities Are Still Growing In Late Adulthood

Posted on: May 6, 2019

An old saying goes, “Getting older is inevitable, growth is optional.” These wise words can lead one to pause at any stage of life and wonder if they are participating in the optional opportunities that life offers. Specifically for those who are in late adulthood, it’s interesting to meditate on the tension between ego integrity … Continue reading “Personalities Are Still Growing In Late Adulthood”

Working Past Retirement

Posted on: April 12, 2019

One of the biggest struggles retirees face is the adjustment from a fast-paced life full of purpose to a relaxed schedule full of “what do I do now?” If you find yourself in a position with time you want or need to fill, you might consider finding a part-time job. Here are a few benefits … Continue reading “Working Past Retirement”

Ageism and Seniors

Posted on: April 1, 2019

The definition of Ageism is: prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person’s age. It’s hard to understand why someone would think less of a person because of their age. Senior adults are amazing people with so much wisdom and a lot to contribute to society. Here are a few things to think about … Continue reading “Ageism and Seniors”

Brain Exercise

Posted on: February 18, 2019

Just like our muscles need movement to stay healthy, our brains do to. As we age, it’s important to be more and more intentional about exercising our brains. It’s all too easy to think, “I’ll work on that tomorrow” but it’s important to do something to workout those brains every day. Here are a few … Continue reading “Brain Exercise”

Community Spotlight: Activities That Keep You As Busy As You Want To Be

Posted on: February 11, 2019

At Tealridge Retirement Community, we have put together a comprehensive program of activities and events designed to complement our residents’ interests, backgrounds, and hobbies. You will have many opportunities to enjoy live musical entertainment, as well as meet your friends for card games and lectures. Spend a morning enjoying exercise classes or hop on the … Continue reading “Community Spotlight: Activities That Keep You As Busy As You Want To Be”