Independent Living at Cogir Senior Living

You can have a low-maintenance life filled with comfort, companionship, and leisure. So it’s here – you’ve worked hard and you’re ready to retire–from work, but not life. You’re curious about what a senior living community can offer you, what your options are, and how to find the community that’s right for you. And you’re […]

May 31, 2024
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A Guide to Reflecting on the Year and Setting Intentions for the New One Ahead

As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to engage in a thoughtful reflection on the past twelve months and set positive intentions for the upcoming year. Embracing a positive outlook can have profound effects on mental and emotional well-being, fostering a sense of purpose and resilience. Reflecting on the Past: Take […]

December 14, 2023
Families and Holidays

Celebrating Holidays in Senior Living Communities – Fostering Traditions, Care, and Inclusion

The holiday season is a time when many different cultural traditions come together. People of all backgrounds are united by their desire for warmth and connection. Senior living communities are no exception. In fact, it may be even more important to nurture a sense of gathering, as older adults may be susceptible to loneliness during […]

December 11, 2023
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Intergenerational Bonding Has Benefits for Young and Old

The Benefits of Intergenerational Bonding with Seniors

September 13, 2023
Senior Military

A Salute to Service

Celebrating and Supporting Military Veterans in Senior Living Communities

July 26, 2023
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Supporting and Celebrating LGBTQ+ Seniors

Providing Inclusive Communities, Meaningful Connections, and a Sense of Gay Pride

June 12, 2023
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Top Tips to Protect Yourself From Scammers

Avoid Becoming a Victim of a Scam Targeting Seniors

June 1, 2023
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What are the Benefits of Music Programs for Seniors with Dementia?

Music allows for emotional interactions and connection to be made

May 9, 2023
Seniors Outside

Love Without Age Limits

Exploring the Four Types of Love in Greek As We Age

February 25, 2023
Senior parent and child

Becoming Your Aging Parent’s Voice

Considerations for Power of Attorney

January 12, 2023
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Signs to Watch For When Visiting Aging Loved Ones

Early Warning Signs of Depression, Signs of Dementia, and More

December 15, 2022
Celebrating family holidays

Celebrating Family Holidays

Christmas Traditions From Around the World

November 21, 2022
Senior Woman with Medication

Medication Management

Keeping Track for Your Peace of Mind

October 3, 2022
Senior Couple Having Coffee Date

Best Senior Dating Sites

Modern Options for Single Seniors

September 14, 2022
Living with Artistry

Live with Artistry

Aging with Confidence

August 8, 2022
Ten Online Classes for Seniors to Stay Engaged

Ten Online Classes for Seniors to Stay Engaged

Never Stop Learning, Keep Growing, and Expand Horizons

August 1, 2022
Mario, concierge at Kent - Meridian

Meet Mario, the concierge who solves problems with a smile

At this Kent senior living community, everyone is a solution provider!

July 26, 2022
Backstage at Cadence Living

What’s ‘backstage at this senior living community? A symphony of activity!

New Residents find their cadence at Cadence at Kent-Meridian

July 18, 2022
Improve your Senior's Life

Helpful Tips on Emotional Support Animal Registration and the Value of Pets

Emotional support animals and pets can be a big support for all people, including seniors or those dealing with various emotional or mental health struggles. If you or a loved one finds comfort in the companionship of a pet, then you might ask your therapist or doctor how to get an emotional support animal registration. […]

July 11, 2022
Creating a Safe Space for Gay Seniors to Retire

Creating A Safe Space for Gay Seniors to Retire: Pride Month Events to Celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community And More

Creating A Safe Space for Gay Seniors to Retire: Pride Month Events to Celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community And More

June 2, 2022
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Understanding Technology: The Best Cell Phones for Seniors, Different Uses for Alexa for Seniors, and Other Device Tips

The Best Cell Phones for Seniors, Different Uses for Alexa for Seniors, and Other Device Tips

May 18, 2022
Caring for your parent

Part 1: Caring for Your Parent or Loved One Without Being in the Caregiver Role

Managing the caregiver responsibilities that your parent or loved one previously handled for you in childhood.

February 25, 2022
Preserving family traditions

Preserving Family Traditions When You’re Apart: Making the Holidays Count for Your Family of Choice

Show how much you care for aging parents by proactively including them in your holiday traditions each year.

November 22, 2021
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Welcome to the Era of Techie Seniors

The Important Benefits of Technology for Seniors and Keeping Them Connected

November 17, 2021
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Doable Tip: With Amanda Kirilenko – Why is Moving to Senior Living Such a Difficult Decision?

Cadence Senior Living’s very own Amanda Kirilenko was recently the featured guest on Desperately Seeking Senior Living: The Podcast.

November 1, 2021
Woman talking with her father

Finding Balance in the Sandwich Generation: Aging Parents and Your New Life

It’s really hard navigating how to manage aging parents, there are so many layers of stress and responsibility that you can prepare for, but when the time comes, no one feels ready.

August 16, 2021
David Haack and Mother

When’s the Perfect Time to Talk Transition from Independent Living to Assisted Living?

And How to Deal with Aging Parents who Refuse Help.

July 12, 2021
cadence living blog

Why Pride Matters: Celebrating Pride Month by Understanding Family of Choice and LGBTQ+ Senior Living

Every June, Pride Month answers why pride matters as it ushers in a time of both reflection and celebration as the world recognizes the contributions and impact of the LGBTQ+ community across the world.

June 11, 2021
cadence living blog

Top 5 Benefits of Choosing Independent Living or Assisted Living for an Aging Adult

When looking into independent living or assisted living communities, it makes perfect sense to be a little apprehensive. The decision to move to a senior living community is a major one.

April 16, 2021
cadence living blog

Why Cadence Believes Activities for Assisted Living Should Always Include Music Therapy

Of all the factors you should consider when researching homes for independent living, maybe the most important (and the most overlooked) is the vital role that music plays in any senior living community.

March 29, 2021
cadence living blog

Five Great Reasons Furry (or Fishy) Friends Make Life Better

Anyone who owns a pet knows how rewarding it can be. From the wet nose “kiss” of a cat to the head-to-toe wag of a dog, to cuddles at bedtime, the unconditional love and companionship of a pet can’t be beat.

March 29, 2021
cadence living blog

What’s the Difference? Comparing Homes for Independent Living vs Assisted Living for Seniors

Independent Living. Assisted Living. You hear these terms regularly in the senior living world. But what do they mean? And what is the difference between independent living and assisted living, anyway?

February 26, 2021
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Questions to Ask When Looking for a Memory Care Community for a Loved One

Memories are a big part of who we are. Memories provide us with true connections to our past and to each other.

February 17, 2021
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Shining a Light on Alzheimer’s With The Longest Day

The only way to shed light on darkness is to illuminate it. And that’s what we plan to do later this month, as our communities participate in “The Longest Day.”

June 10, 2020
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Celebrating Mother’s Day in a New Way

Creativity, it seems, generally sprouts from a need for it.

May 8, 2020
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Holiday Celebrations Continue, With a Twist, at Cadence Living

Traditions are the fabrics that weave holidays together year after year.

April 9, 2020