Category: Active Adult Living
Release of the 2011/12 Guide to Canada's Best Retirement CommunitiesMay 24, 2011
It's report card time for the retirement residence industry! Comfort Life's 2011/12 annual guide to the best retirement communities across Canada is out! Find Canada's Best Retirement Communities in your neighbourhood.
3 Reasons To Stay Active In Your RetirementJul 12, 2011
Staying active in some capacity throughout your retirement years is a very common trend for adults who are 55 or older. With so many opportunities to stay active physically and or mentally, there really is a sport, event or activity that can be enjoyed by the vast majority of people. And there are great benefits for individuals seeking to remain active within their community and through different organizations.
How To Choose A Retirement CommunityJul 20, 2011
Making the decision to move into a retirement community is usually a difficult one to make for retirees and for their families. Even more difficult, is the laborious process of visiting and evaluating the many different retirement communities and trying to decide which one is for you! They all look great and have various levels of services and facilities that its very easy to get caught up in the glitter and gold.
The Cost of Living And Retiring At HomeJul 25, 2011
"Living at home is free, why move?" is the most common mindset when seniors are asked about the option of moving to a retirement community. But is aging at home really free? With the unforeseen costs of in-home care assistance, home retro fitting or transportation assistance, many retirees may not realize that aging at home is not as "free" as believed especially if unanticipated health issues were to arise.
Seniors How to Decide When to Sell: 7 Important ConsiderationsAug 03, 2011
Here are a few considerations if you or an older member of the family is trying to decide whether or not it’s the right time to sell the family home.
Comfort Life News Round-Up: Seniors And DatingAug 12, 2011
Its no surprise that in light of the increasing divorce rate amongst new retirees and the younger seniors, (see last weeks news-round-up), that there is also an increase in the amount of seniors hitting the dating scene again. With that flood gate open, we've seen a lot of new services and resources available to help seniors prepare for date night!
The Only Way I'm Leaving Is In A Pine Box!Oct 07, 2011
If your home is no longer working for you and not matching your health and mobility situation, then have the courage and conviction to make your move now. Enjoy the rest of your years in safety and comfort, in an environment that better suits your needs.
Can't afford to move to a retirement community? Here's help.Feb 20, 2012
Today we launch a new feature in The Pulse of Comfort Life blog: Story of the month. This is the post that garnered the greatest response from you, our readers. It's a post that was so popular and useful, that it is worth looking at again. This month, that post is this one.
The benefits of an active adult living homeAug 17, 2012
Active adult living is an emerging trend in retirement communities, which allows residents to live independently and receive services when they want or need them.
Life in a retirement home: What's it really like?Apr 16, 2012
VIDEO: Wondering what life in a retirement community is really like? Residents tell you all about it in Seniors on Screen!
What you need to know to find the best retirement homeApr 18, 2012
VIDEO: To find the best retirement home you need to know what questions to ask and what the homes offer. Check out this expert advice.
The 2012/13 Guide to Canada's Top Retirement CommunitiesMay 16, 2012
Wondering how to choose the best retirement community or confused about home care basics? Check out the Retirement Living Guide eBook!
How to Downsize and Declutter Your Home: Key Advice and TipsMay 17, 2012
This is the ultimate guide to everything you need to know about downsizing your house, including tips and advice for staying in control and making money along the way! Read more...
Preparing for Retirement: Top Questions and Ideas You Should ConsiderJun 05, 2012
Have preconceptions about retirement that are preventing you from starting to plan ahead? Consider these top questions and ideas as you prepare your move. Read more...
Home Care and Home Care Services: An IntroductionJun 18, 2012
Thinking about home care? Considering whether you would prefer to live at home or in a retirement community? We have some advice that might help! Read more...
How to volunteer at a retirement homeJun 21, 2012
Volunteering at a seniors home is one of the most rewarding things you'll ever experience. Here's what you can do and how to sign up!
Ultimate Retirement Tour Checklist EbookSep 03, 2012
If you're thinking about moving into retirement community, this is your must-read checklist for finding out all the exclusive details that matter the most to you! Read more...
6 Benefits of Interest Classes for SeniorsSep 06, 2012
There are lots of benefits for seniors who take special interest courses including good mental and physical health, community involvement, having fun and learning new things. Read more...
Four Amazing Active Living Homes in B.C.Jan 10, 2013
Here are four great active adult living homes in British Columbia. Read more...