Technology and Senior Living

What’s driving the success of today’s most powerful senior living apps and how families are staying connected? Technology is reinventing how today’s seniors tap into personal interests, plug into their networks, and power up their lives. Technology is transforming senior living—but it’s not in the way you think. There are significant trends that impact how our business serves the senior living population, and none of them are new. The world tends to shrink as we

Care or Independence – How much will either cost you?

If a health crisis occurs, how much will that cost –financially and quality of life? When seniors are in and out of the hospital or ER, what Lifesprk refers to as the ‘roller coaster of health crisis,’ it ends up costing them much more than they may realize. The key to keeping costs low: develop a long-term strategy that focuses on more than just ‘care. People often turn to home care as the solution. The

Home is More Than Where You Live

When you relocate to a manufactured home community, you don’t just move into a neighborhood, you become a part of a community. Today’s manufactured home communities are all about its residents and the active lifestyles they lead. Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates are among a few premier communities in North Fort Myers that offer superior independent living options. At Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates, you can enjoy an array of amenities like swimming

The Art of Letting Go: Downsizing Made Easy

Getting rid of longtime possessions isn’t easy; it can feel like giving up cherished memories. For many seniors, beginning the downsizing process feels good knowing that they have some control over ‘who gets what,’ and having peace of mind that a new generation will value their treasured belongings. If you’re starting to downsize or helping a senior family member, consider these tips: Set Realistic Expectations. Give yourself a realistic timeline. Try to limit downsizing activities

Four Facts About Personal Care Communities

Don’t wait until an emergency arises to discuss your future care plans. As you continue to age, your level of care increases. And, just because you’re aging doesn’t mean you should compromise your independence. Personal care communities are revolutionizing the quality of care to shed pesky stereotypes. Before brushing off the idea of moving to a senior living community, consider what you don’t know about them: Personal care communities and nursing homes are NOT the

Home is More Than Where You Live

When you relocate to a manufactured home community, you don’t just move into a neighborhood, you become a part of a community. Today’s manufactured home communities are all about its residents and the active lifestyles they lead. Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates are among a few premier communities in North Fort Myers that offer superior independent living options. At Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates, you can enjoy an array of amenities like swimming