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What is Assisted Living?

what is assisted living May 21, 2024

Assisted living is a senior living option that provides personalized care and support for older adults who need help with activities of daily living, often referred to as ADLs. ADLs include things such as bathing, dressing, medication management and meal preparation. Residents of assisted living [...]

Embracing the Divine: How Spirituality Shapes Senior Well-Being

importance of spirituality in retirement April 19, 2024

After losing his wife of 40 years, Robert turned to spirituality as his guiding light through the darkness of grief. Each morning, he found a quiet corner of his home, lit a candle and sought comfort from a higher power. During walks along the Corbin Canyon Trail, he paused to meditate in the [...]

Getting To Know Gilbert Carrasco, The Variel’s New Executive Director

gilbert carrasco February 14, 2024

Gilbert Carrasco is someone who follows his instincts. When he first visited The Variel last November to begin the executive director interview process, he immediately connected with our luxury senior living community. The staff, the residents, the design, the culture, the location — all of it [...]

Concerned About Your Loved One’s Cognitive Health? Take Advantage of Family Get-Togethers

December 18, 2023

The holiday season often brings opportunities for families to spend quality time together. For those who are geographically scattered, the winter holiday season may be one of the few times they can gather. If you’ll be visiting with older relatives during the holidays, you may want to pay [...]

These Travel Tips for Seniors Can Help Ensure Your Next Trip Is a Safe One

travel tips for seniors November 16, 2023

Having more leisure time is one of the great perks of retirement. For many, it means more time to travel, whether it’s a trip to visit family or an adventure in some exotic, faraway place. As we head into the winter holidays, you may be planning some travel of your own — maybe a road trip [...]

Reading Does More Than Exercise Your Brain — It’s Also Good for Your Physical Health

reading exercises the brain October 24, 2023

Depending on where you live, October may have you enjoying day trips to take in the majesty of fall foliage, pulling your sweaters and coats out of storage, visiting a local pumpkin patch or, at the very least, savoring a warm, spiced beverage. October is also National Book Month, so it’s the [...]