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Senior Holiday Gifts: Memorability, Hobbies, and Nature

As we cross past Halloween and into the latest parts of 2022, many people are already looking forward to holiday season and gift-giving? If you’re purchasing gifts for any senior in your life, whether a loved one, friend, or anyone else, what are some of the top...

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. This is a time to celebrate the culture, rich heritage, and contributions of the Indigenous people and communities of the United States. Our Communities on Native Land The Kalapuya tribe are the original inhabitants where...

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,...

Pet Benefits for Seniors: Stress, Mood, Activity

The presence of animals in our lives is often a great way to promote happiness and general well-being, and a great example of this is for seniors and people approaching senior age ranges. There are several ways pets may benefit those in older age groups, and also a...

Senior Future Discussions: Solutions, Listening, Next Steps

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the simple concepts to consider when speaking to a parent or any other senior loved one about the future. Especially when this future may involve changes to daily life to bring some much-needed assistance...

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...