Role reversal: Tips for partnering with parents on the next stage of life

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Having patience and a game plan is important when exploring senior living options. The U.S. has entered the silver tsunami, where the surge of baby boomers — more than 20% of the population — are turning 65. With people living longer, the…

International Traveler Discovers Community Living

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Donna Peak knew a continuum of care topped her list of requirements when looking for a community to call home. Decades before, Peak and her siblings painstakingly moved their dad to three different locations to meet his needs as his level of…

Myth vs. Fact - Independent Living Communities Edition

Separate Fiction from the Truth There are a lot of misconceptions and myths about Independent Living Communities. Some ideals are rooted in past experiences from visiting friends and family in nursing homes. Some are just due to lack of knowledge.…

Love Grows Here

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Masonic resident community gardens take bloom during pandemic  COVID-19 required everyone to rethink their hobbies, interests and ways to stay active. Residents at Masonic, under the guidance of landscape supervisor Suzette White, took this…

Ways to Stay Active While Social Distancing

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Staying home and keeping distance between you, your loved ones and friends can be lonely and frustrating. Here are some ideas to help your body and mind stay active. And remember all those times you wished for a few minutes of free time, now…

Moving Made Easy

Plan ahead now for a quicker, simpler move later. Leaving a house that’s been lived in for 40 or 50 years can be difficult. But sometimes, a future move is in the best interest for you, your family and your health. Leaving your house to find…

The Doctor is In

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The Care Clinic at Masonic Home Louisville offers residents access to a geriatrician Just like a pediatrician specializes in care for children under the age of 18, a geriatrician is a doctor specifically trained to evaluate and manage the…

Bridging the Gap

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Dance and music outreach program connects Masonic Homes Kentucky's oldest and youngest generations There’s no question that remaining active and engaged has a host of benefits for older adults, including improved cognitive function, higher…

In Stitches

The needlework group at Miralea talks, laughs and donates nearly everything they make. Comradery, learning and a sense of pride are abundant every Thursday afternoon at Miralea Active Lifestyle Community as the women’s needlework group’s…

Prized Possessions

Tidying up and paring down your belongings is all the rage, but as these residents at Miralea Active Lifestyle Community know, some special items spark too much joy to be parted with. These are the items that had to come with them when they…