The Copeland Experience

Retirement Living Misconceptions

5 Myths About Assisted Living  When you think of an assisted living community, what comes to mind? Many people have negative associations with senior living communities. When we see them on television, assisted living communities are often represented as slow-paced,...

Tips for Health Decline in Parents

We know that the aging process is natural and happens to everyone. But this knowledge does not always comfort us when watching a parent decline in health. Aging in general comes with physical, cognitive, and emotional changes that may also be exacerbated by illness....

Common Senior Living Terms to Know

Common Senior Living Terms to Know It is not an easy responsibility to care for an aging loved one. Changes in their abilities and needs can take an emotional toll for a number of reasons. As you try to navigate these challenging times, speaking with healthcare and...

Enjoying Summer in a Retirement Home

Benefits of Moving to a Retirement Home in the Summertime  If you are getting ready to move into a retirement home, it may be worth considering what season is right for your move.  1. Great moving weather Summer is a great time to move no matter your stage in life....

Fun Enrichment Programs for Seniors

Senior enrichment programs are an important part of any senior living community. Enrichment activities offer many benefits that make life more enjoyable and promote health and well being as seniors age.  What is life enrichment for elders? Enrichment programs include...

Setting New Goals for Seniors

At the start of a season, many people begin to consider how they’d like to change their life for the better. To really make changes that improve your quality of life, it can be helpful to set concrete goals. Why Goal Setting Is Important for Seniors As we progress...

Staying Busy After the Holidays

The holidays can be a challenging time for many older adults. Anticipation builds leading up to the holidays, which can be both exciting and stressful. Then, there’s the bustle of the holiday season itself. But after the commotion has settled down, many seniors find...

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