Senior Living

New Year, New Name: Live Well, Age Well, Be Well with Aspired Living of Prospect Heights

The new year is the perfect time to try something … well … new. A new approach, a new lifestyle and, in our case, a new name. We’ve transformed from Grandbrier® of Prospect Heights to Aspired Living® of Prospect Heights and are ready to make 2019 the year that you Live Well. Age Well. Be Well! 

How to Cope with a Spouse Moving into a Memory Care Community

When your loved one, husband or wife, begins to deal with memory loss, they become less of the person who said “I do” all those years ago, and more of someone else. When a spouse is diagnosed with memory loss, there are many thoughts that can go through the caregiver’s mind. Some of the most common including, “I promised for better or worse, in sickness and in health, so I need to try my best to care for them” and “How am I going to care for them as time goes on, what if they forget me?” Memory loss is tricky.

5 Ways to Support a Parents Move to Assisted Living

Successful Prevention & Recovery from Strokes

Strokes are one of the most sudden, catastrophic causes of long-term disability and the fifth leading cause of death in America. According to the National Stroke Association®, around 795,000 people in the United States are affected by a stroke each year and yet few people know what a stroke is or how to know one is occurring.

5 Benefits of a Walking Routine for Seniors

As we age, we know that the key to overall health is exercising. Exercising not only helps to keep our bodies fit and healthy, but it also is good for our minds and mental well-being. As seniors age the benefits to exercise seem to increase, making it even more beneficial for seniors to begin a walking routine.

Legal and Financial Planning Tips for Seniors

Legal and Financial Planning Considerations for Seniors

For older adults, it’s never too soon to start preparing for the future, even if you are perfectly healthy. Before an illness or injury creates added stress and urgency to legal and financial planning, you and your family should consider how you would like their property, finances and their own health cared for should anything happen to you in the future.

8 Reasons to Downsize with a Smile: Rightsizing Tips for Seniors

8 Reasons to Downsize with a Smile: Rightsizing for Seniors

Many older adults don’t consider downsizing an option until they are in a position in which they either need full-time support or can no longer manage the upkeep of their home. While downsizing can bring to mind stressful thoughts about decluttering, packing, moving hassles, selling your home – not to mention the nostalgia of leaving behind a house full of memories – seniors can experience life-changing benefits by moving to a senior living community before it becomes a necessity.

Tips to Detect Hearing Loss as You Age

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