Activities

Love goes viral

A senior couple’s engagement photo is spreading across social media and giving followers all the warm fuzzies. 

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Nonagenarians: Age is a mindset

Is 90 the new 40? People in their ninth decade say age is more about the way people choose to live rather than the year they were born.

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Honoring veterans this July Fourth

As we celebrate America’s independence, Brookdale Senior Living and Wish of a Lifetime share how they helped four veterans take flight.

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One-on-one with…Annette Gunnerson

Annette Gunnerson, the National Association of Activity Professional’s 2017 Activity Professional of the year, reflects on her nearly 30 years in long-term care and the increasing attention being paid to activities planning to improve the quality of life for residents, especially those with dementia.

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A beary good cause

An Oregon retirement community has made more than 10,000 teddy bears for children in crisis over the last decade.

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A senior parade

 A Minnesota town throws a parade for seniors in a long-term care facility.

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93-year-old skydives—again

A Canadian retirement community helped one man cross something off his bucket list.

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Sing and dance to assisted living

A musical imagines life at an assisted living facility. 

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A senior celebration

A New York skilled nursing facility celebrates 11 resident centenarians.

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From tree to table

One Northeast retirement community is going straight to the source, its grounds, to provide residents a sweet treat. 

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