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Meal Plans at Assisted Living

In the world of senior living, where many processes can be new and unfamiliar, meals don’t have to be one...

7 Ways for Older Adults to Stay Active in Retirement

This guest post was contributed by Julie Morris*, life and career coach. Most people dream of the freedom that comes...

Medicare at Independent or Assisted Living

Does it help cover the costs? Medicare can be a complex thing, particularly when trying to sort out what it...

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

4 simple solutions to enhance comfort and wellbeing This guest post was contributed by Jim Vogel* of Elder Action.  Alzheimer’s...

Buying a Walker or Rollator?

10 Points to consider prior to your purchase Making a big purchase is never a simple task, particularly when it...

What is a Life Plan Community?

Senior communities across the country are beginning to increase their service offerings, providing more care and amenities than ever before....

Older Adults Who Rock

12 inspirational individuals highlighted in Three Pillars publications over the last 12 months As we wrap up our fiscal year,...

How To Find an Eco-Friendly Senior Living Community

15 Earth-friendly steps in the right direction and 2 solid indicators to look for With our nation declaring a growing...

Preparing to Downsize

5 Tips for a Smooth TransitionAfter spending years in your home, the mere thought of a move to a smaller...

What to Look for in Activities at Senior Living Communities

Among the many perks of living at a senior community are the abundant opportunities for recreation and leisure endeavors. While...

Go Green Like Grandma

With Earth Day prominently celebrated in the month of April, it’s a fitting time to remind ourselves the importance of taking...

Waiting Lists at Senior Living Communities

You’ve made the decision to downsize. You find the perfect senior community with all the amenities you have your heart...

6 Tips to Boost Your Energy Levels Today

Simple ways to restore vitality and motivation to power through your day The winter months in Wisconsin can find many...

Fashion Over 50 | 7 sensible ways to channel the trends from fashion weeks around the world

With February coming to a close, we’ve enjoyed the holiday of love and even some warmer to send the snow...

Like it or not, cold, flu, and just-about-everything-else season is upon us. While we’d all like the sniffles (or worse)...

Questions About Short Term Rehab? We’ve got answers.

Have you heard of short-term rehab, subacute rehab, or skilled nursing rehab, and wondered what that’s all about?Read on for...

Frank Burany Turns 100 – “It’s just another day”

When your life experiences have included driving the Indianapolis 500 Speedway at 120 mph, flying a helicopter as one of...

Senior Scams | 6 ways to ensure you’re not the next target

Scams are slimy no matter what, but they’re even worse when they specifically target seniors. According to the FBI, older adults...

Dealing with the Dollars | 6 simple tips for navigating the cost of living at a senior community

You’re familiar with a senior living community in your town, know people who currently reside there, and maybe have been...

6 Anti-Aging Foods That Make a Perfect Snack

Sarah Zimmerman, Three PillarsCampus Dietitian We’ll give it to you straight: there’s not a magical food that will instantly extend...

How Coffee Hour Makes a Happy Senior Citizen

Depending where you live, the late winter months can be frigid, dreary, and seemingly endless. The snow is not quite...

Happy Pi Day!

Does the term “pi” ring any bells from high school geometry? Let us review: Pi represents the ratio of a...

Eight Tips for Healthy Eyes

May is Healthy Vision Month, so what better time to brush up on a few easy things you can do...

Becoming a Registered Nurse at Three Pillars

We love to hear heart-warming stories of people achieving their goals. We especially love it when those people achieving their...

Am I Ready For a Senior Living Community?

When is the right time? Am I ready for a move to a senior living community? How will I know?...