Choosing the Right Memory Care Service: A Step-by-Step Guide for Families

How to Choose the Right Memory Care Service for Your Loved One

As our loved ones age, it’s not uncommon for them to experience cognitive decline. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can significantly impact an individual’s ability to live independently and safely. This often leads families to consider memory care services. Finding the right memory care facility or service is a crucial decision, and it […]

Budgeting for Senior Living: Financial Planning Tips and Strategies for Seniors

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As we age, our financial needs and priorities change, and this is especially true when it comes to planning for senior living. Whether you’re nearing retirement or assisting an elderly family member with financial planning, budgeting for senior living is a crucial and often complex aspect of one’s financial future. In this article, we will […]

Planning for Your Parent’s Future: The Advantages of Independent Living

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As our parents age, we often find ourselves faced with the challenging task of ensuring their well-being and comfort in their later years. One of the primary considerations when planning for your parent’s future is deciding on their living arrangements. Independent living is a popular and highly advantageous option for many seniors. In this comprehensive […]

Embracing Change: Transitioning into Assisted Living with Confidence

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Change is a constant in life, and as we age, it often becomes a more frequent companion. One of the significant transitions that many seniors and their families face is the move to assisted living. This change can be filled with uncertainty, fear, and emotional challenges, but with the right mindset and support, it can […]

The Benefits of an Assisted Living Facility

For many seniors, leaving their homes and moving into a care facility can be daunting. But despite what some people may believe, assisted living homes offer a welcoming and supportive environment where seniors can enjoy their golden years to the fullest. At Bonaventure Senior Living, we know this is a big decision for individuals and […]

What We’re Doing About COVID-19

Keeping our residents safe, healthy, and happy is always our number one goal. That’s why we would like to take a moment to discuss COVID-19 (coronavirus) and what we’re doing to help prevent the spread of the virus. Bonaventure Senior Living, and its communities in Oregon, Washington, and Colorado, have been committed to ensuring that […]

Healthy Money Habits For Seniors

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Everyone likes to save money when they can. But it becomes even more important to save money in your senior years. After all, you want to be able to enjoy your retirement, not stress about finances. Sometimes that can mean being frugal in certain areas of your finances so that you can splurge a little […]

Your Retirement Can Be Perfect

your retirement can be perfect

You have earned your retirement. It’s a special time in your life. It’s time to relax, experience new things, and have lots of fun. It’s time to do whatever you want to do. Retirement is better at Bonaventure Senior Living. It’s that simple. For some people, however, living in a house can make retirement more […]

Being A Family Caregiver

Being A Family Caregiver

When a senior family member lives at home and has either fallen ill, or developed a cognitive impairment, like dementia, it often falls on the family of that person to help take care of them. Often times, they’re called a family caregiver. This title, as loving as it may sound, unfortunately, it can be a […]

Memory Care: What You Should Know

Memory Care What You Should Know

If your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or any other form of cognitive brain disorder, they may need memory care, also known as Alzheimer’s care. At Bonaventure Senior Living, we understand that finding a good place for your loved one to live, while also having the peace of mind that they’re being cared for, is very […]

Assisted Living: What You Should Know

Assisted Living What You Should Know

You’re retired now. You want to enjoy it. You don’t want to worry about the quality of care you may need. At Bonaventure Senior Living, our assisted living community will give you the peace of mind that you seek and the quality of retirement that you deserve. You’re going to find dozens and dozens of senior living […]

Retirement Living: What You Should Know

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It’s here! You’ve reached your retirement and you’re ready to settle down and enjoy life on your terms. But, how do you start? What do you do? More importantly, how are you going to enjoy your retirement? With Retirement Living, that’s how! Many seniors find themselves in a predicament that they may have not expected. […]

Healthy Teeth. Healthy Smile.

Healthy Teeth Healthy Smile

The health of your teeth can directly affect the health of the rest of your body. In fact, dental and health professionals believe that a lot of health problems can be better managed and prevented by simply taking better care of your teeth and gums. Problems relating to the mouth can affect seniors even more […]

S.A.D. and Seniors

SAD and Seniors

Feeling a little out of sorts after the holiday season can be a normal thing. However, because the months tend to be darker, with less sunlight, you may also be experiencing something known as S.A.D., or seasonal affective disorder. S.A.D. is a real form of depression that typically begins in late fall and ends roughly […]

Being Creative for Creativity Month

Being Creative for Creativity Month

Being creative is something that every person can relate to. From an early age, people are inherently creative. This is because we need that creativity to explore, understand, and learn. However, as we age, our creativity tends to drop. On the plus side, our creativity never leaves us, even as seniors. In fact, revitalizing it […]

New Year. New You.

New Year New You

New Year. New You. It’s a brand new year. A time for reflecting on the year behind us, and looking forward to the year in front of us. A time for revitalization. A time for change. The New Year is the perfect time for a new you! People all around the world make New Year’s […]



Seniors have a higher need for nutrient-rich foods, or superfoods, that have a lower salt content. Because of this lowered salt content, people think that it means that their food will have a blander flavor. With the addition of healthier herbs and spices, salt can be minimized to its lowest need, and your food can […]

The Flu: What You Can Do

The Flu What You Can Do

It’s estimated that as high as 85% of people that die from the flu are 65 years old or older. As high as 70% of people that are hospitalized are in that same age group. This just shows how devastating the flu can be to seniors. Taking the right precautionary steps to prevent or treat […]

The Importance of Giving Back

The Importance of Giving Back

Can there be anything more selfless than giving back? Now that the season of giving is upon us, it’s the perfect time to consider volunteering. Volunteering can help provide a meaningful and rewarding experience for both the one doing the volunteering and the one receiving the volunteering. There are many great causes and possibilities for […]

2019 Bonaventure Senior Gift Guide

2019 Bonaventure Senior Gift Guide

Buying a gift for your loved one can be a difficult process. Figuring out what they want, if it’s available, and if it’s affordable can be enough to drive you mad during the holiday season. Then do that for everyone on your Christmas list and it’s enough to induce a sense of panic that can […]

Shop Smarter and Save Money

Shop Smarter and Save Money

Being frugal, especially in your senior years, has a lot of benefits, and can save you money. It allows you to spend your money over a longer time frame. Retirement allows you to do more of the things that you want to do, but without a steady income, it could mean a dwindling bank account. […]

Helpful Apps For Seniors

Helpful Apps For Seniors

With more and more seniors using smartphones, tablets, and other gadgets, app developers are creating very useful, simple apps that can make the lives of seniors easier. Below you’ll find a list of innovative apps that seniors can download for either free or relatively cheap. The apps will be spilt into both Android phones and […]

Get Your Appetite Back

Get Your Appetite Back

Not eating as much can be a great thing if you’re on a diet, but loss of appetite is a completely different story, especially for seniors. Seniors require an enhanced diet, rich with vitamins and minerals. This helps keep their bodies in a healthy state, along with exercise. However, when a senior loses their appetite, […]

When Seniors Should Quit Driving

When Seniors Should Quit Driving

Driving gives a sense of freedom. It allows you to go wherever you want without having to worry about how you’ll get there. Unfortunately, as we age our senses can diminish, making driving rather unsafe. So when is it time to stop driving? Unusual Driving Indicators When you drive you have to understand a huge […]

October is Healthy Lung Month

October is Healthy Lung Month

Taking care of your lungs is healthy any time of year. However, October is set aside specifically to bring awareness to the many different types of lung diseases and to promote healthy lungs. October is National Healthy Lung Awareness Month. Lung Health Respiratory health is an important thing at any age. However, when it comes […]

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every year over 250,000 women in the United States alone will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Essentially, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Every October, awareness is brought to the forefront and communities across the country unite to support those who will have, currently have, […]