As we age, we inevitably become more vulnerable to certain risks in life, which brings the importance of safety to the forefront. It makes choosing the right place to enjoy your retirement years an important decision. Active retirement communities offer incredible lifestyle advantages, such as maintenance-free living, convenient amenities, and endless social opportunities. They also provide thoughtful safety measures like easy healthcare access and on-campus security that offer peace of mind for your future, so you can simply enjoy your retirement! Below, we highlight several ways that a senior living community can offer safety to residents. Read more
Once you reach retirement age, it’s likely that you’ve spent most of your life taking care of loved ones and putting others before yourself. Though self-care is a term coined only in the last several years, it’s an essential part of maintaining our health as we get older. Aging and self-care are connected in ways that you may not have even thought of!
Below, we explain what self-care is, why it’s important to your health, and some easy ways to take care of yourself! Read more
Understanding the differences between types of senior living communities is essential when making decisions for your retirement, especially if you are considering a move. When it comes to independent living vs. assisted living, there are several key factors you’ll want to consider as you do your research. While there are wonderful benefits found in each type of senior living community, learn more about which could best meet your needs with our guide below! Read more
Retirement doesn’t mean you stop learning; in fact, it can mean quite the opposite! Reaching your hard-earned retirement years means leaning into the freedom to explore your hobbies and passions. There is no easier way to do just that – technology has given us the capability to put virtually everything online, so you can continue to expand your horizons from the comfort of your own home. Stay engaged, educated and active with these fun online classes for seniors! Read more
It’s an adage as old as time: “Laughter is the best medicine.” It’s no secret how fun it is (and how good it feels!) to enjoy a good belly laugh, but did you know there are some incredible health benefits that are directly linked to laughter? As we age, laughter becomes an essential part of our overall well-being. It’s scientifically proven to improve your body’s function and lead to a happier, healthier life! Learn about some incredible laughter health benefits, plus several easy ways to incorporate more laughter into each day! Read more
Heading into the new year typically signifies the beginning of a fresh start, especially after indulging in the holiday season. For many, this means kicking bad habits to the curb and working towards building new, healthy habits in their place. When it comes to setting healthy goals, look inward on what you’d like to improve on. Whether it’s drinking more water each day or cutting down on snacking, there are small, achievable goals that can be extremely rewarding if you stick with them! We’ve put together some healthy New Year’s resolutions to help kick-start your healthy new habits! Read more
Chef Jeffrey Stewart brings 25 years of professional experience to OceanView’s Dining Services. Our residents, and their tummies, welcome Jeffrey to the OceanView community!
The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s just about time to start decorating your home for the festivities! If you’re feeling a bit of a creative block this year or simply want to go in a different direction than your usual holiday decor, allow us to help! You’ll be amazed at how easy and creative you can be with just a few materials – many you probably already have lying around. Below, we’ve put together some of our favorite simple holiday decorating ideas for you to try! Read more
Get a special glimpse into OceanView’s 2nd Annual “Plein Air” Art Auction in this video produced by residents Brian and Donna!
If you are researching options for senior memory care, being able to separate the truth from the misconceptions is extremely important when making your decision. It’s very common to run into these misconceptions as you do your research, but don’t worry – our guide will reveal the truths behind the myths to help you confidently support your loved one in this journey. Read more