Senior Activities

Illinois develops work on another pitch for twice-denied senior living community

Real estate firm Pontarelli Cos. wants to develop Blue Sky Residence, a 67-unit apartment community for residents 62 and older, on about 3.5 acres on the 900 block of North Avenue, between Second and Third avenues.

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Minnesota senior living facility’s quick closure sends residents in search of a new home

With the sale of Earle Brown Terrace — a senior living facility — residents were notified May 1 that they had to be out by June 15.

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Audiences consistently appreciate senior-targeted entertainers

You've heard of the rodeo circuit, the lecture circuit and the vaudeville circuit. Now there's a new show business niche: the silver circuit.

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Startups compete, vie to improve quality of life for aging citizens

The Aging Startup Challenge finals were held at TreeHouse Health, an innovation center on the edge of downtown Minneapolis.

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Going for the gold(en age): teens give dementia residents their own Olympic event

Residents compete in modified biathlon, luge, bobsleigh events.

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Mood-boosting activities

What’s good for the mood may also be good for the brain, so engaging residents is key, especially during the dark days of winter. 

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2018 resolutions worth keeping

A California senior living provider asks residents their goals for the year ahead.

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’Tis the season

SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears reminisces of holidays past spent at nursing homes, a reminder that this may be the most difficult time of year for some residents. 

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The sound of participation

A Boston startup is helping residents stay involved by bringing conversations up close and personal to combat hearing loss.

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Friendships: the key to aging well

Northwestern University researchers have found a relationship between brain health and positive relationships in a study of social butterflies age 80 and older with sharp memories. 

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