Use It or Lose It: Staying Active in Retirement

Use It or Lose It: Staying Active in Retirement

It’s an iconic American scene representing retirement: older adults sitting in rocking chairs on the front porch. Though retirement does have its leisure benefits, it’s important for retirees to choose hobbies, exercises, activities or volunteer opportunities that...
Retirement Is A Family Affair For One Dothan Family

Retirement Is A Family Affair For One Dothan Family

Looking for a retirement community can be a daunting task for any family, but Chuck and Donna Barnard had an extra challenge ahead of them. Four members of their family were looking for a retirement community where they could all enjoy life together: Chuck’s parents,...
Harnessing the Power of Music in Dothan Alabama

Harnessing the Power of Music in Dothan Alabama

It was Elton John who said, “Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” There’s no doubt that music can be very powerful and healing. Wesley Place on Honeysuckle in Dothan has consistently given music a platform in...
Creating Home in an Assisted Living Community

Creating Home in an Assisted Living Community

Violet Schinman knows how to make her assisted living apartment into home. Her creative son-in-law took measurements of the apartment and made scaled-down paper representations of her personal furnishings on a grid. This way Violet could know ahead of time how...
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