Pet Benefits for Ogden Seniors: Considerations for Adopting a Pet

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the major and important ways that the presence of pets may benefit many people as they age. Pets carry a number of direct benefits to seniors, from help with stress reduction to themes like companionship,...

Happy Assisted Living Week

Sarah Silva, President of Arete Living Arete Living is a senior living management organization proudly managing Avamere Communities. Happy National Assisted Living Week! This year’s theme is Joyful Moments. I love this focus, as it perfectly encapsulates the heart of...

Senior Future Discussions: Initial Tips for South Ogden Caregivers

There are some points in our lives where the future is extremely exciting, and others where these conversations can be a bit tougher to have. For some who are at senior age and approaching important decisions about their living situation and care, these conversations...

Seniors and volunteering: how to get started

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the major benefits of volunteering for seniors, plus formats for doing so. Many seniors really enjoy giving some of their time to others, a process that also helps foster social connections and improve...

Seniors and Volunteering: Benefits and Methods Available

There are many areas people look to as they attempt to stay active and purposeful in their lives with age, and one of these is the realm of volunteering. Volunteering your time to help others is often one of the most rewarding pursuits a person can take, and many...