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Wondering What to Do in Retirement? Consider Hiring a Life Coach

consider hiring life coach for retirement February 23, 2023

You may have thought that life coaches are only for people who want help advancing their career or those experiencing some sort of existential angst. The truth, however, is that life coaching can benefit people in all walks of life — including older adults who are approaching retirement [...]

We Marked Our Six-Month Anniversary With an Industry Award!

January 6, 2023

In mid-December, just six months after we welcomed the first residents to their new homes at The Variel, we were named among the winners of the 2022 Architecture & Design Awards by Senior Housing News (SHN). We’re thrilled to have received such an accolade so soon. Nearly 100 organizations [...]

Winter? Here in Woodland Hills, We Say, ‘Bring It On!’

December 6, 2022

When much of the country is dealing with cold temperatures and winter precipitation, we’re fortunate here in sunny Southern California. We don’t have to restrict our activities to inside venues. Nor do we have to bundle up when we want to do something outdoors. Of course, residents at The [...]

Easing Into Life in a Senior Living Community

Seniors socializing November 17, 2022

It’s a universal truth: Moving is disruptive, to say the least. Even when you’re moving into a brand-new home in an exciting new community, it takes time to become familiar in new surroundings. It’s also true for most of us that, as we get older, it can take more effort to adapt to [...]

Consider These 5 Questions Before Choosing a Retirement Community

Seniors Laughing October 18, 2022

Today’s senior living options are more abundant — and more appealing — than ever. As more baby boomers reach retirement age, the demand is increasing for senior living communities that meet their needs while satisfying their wants. The growing demand is spurring competition among [...]

Senior Living Tips: How to Avoid Catching the Flu

Senior Medical Consultation September 13, 2022

People look forward to the fall season for many reasons — cooler weather, football, Thanksgiving, fall foliage (in some parts of the country), pumpkin pie, hockey and Halloween, to name a few. However, fall ushers in the worst of the flu season, and getting a bad case of the flu can be [...]