When is it Time to Give Up the Keys?

Time to Give Up the Keys

Time to Give Up the Keys? 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 […]

7 Products to Make the Lives of Seniors Easier

7 Products to Make the Lives of Seniors Easier

Making Senior Life Easier It’s common knowledge that as we get older things can become harder to accomplish. While not always the case, most seniors find that what used to be a simple task, now lends a little more effort. Some things can even be a downright struggle. Finding solutions to make the everyday tasks […]

4 Myths About Senior Living

4 myths about senior living

So, you’re thinking it’s time to move out of your house and into a senior living community? Of course, you’re probably feeling a bit nervous from this thought, and that’s okay. Chances are, your fears and hesitations stem from an earlier concept of what senior living was like years ago. The way things used to […]

Dementia: The Silent Disease

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Worldwide Dementia Affects Around 50 Million People Worldwide dementia affects around 50 million people, with nearly 10 million new cases every year. Of the varying types of dementia, 70% of people have Alzheimer’s disease. Compare this with HIV/AIDS, which affects around 35 million people. It is an epidemic of global proportions. What is Dementia? In […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Senior Living

Understanding Senior Living With all the different types of senior living communities out there, as well as the different types of living and care options, we understand that it can be inordinate task to navigate your way to retirement and relaxation. At Bonaventure Senior Living, we provide choice, dignity, and peace of mind. We want things […]

5 Reasons Technology is Great For Seniors

Senior couple point Computer

When it comes to seniors and technology, there tends to be quite a few stereotypes. The main one is how seniors don’t use, or don’t want to use, technology because it’s too confusing. This day and age, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Seniors are using technology, like smart phones, tablets, e-readers, computers, and […]

Why Family Traditions Are Important

Traditions. They can be a beautiful thing. Families are kept strong and meaning is given to everyday life. They give a sense of inclusion between people, and more notably, family members. Tradition is a word that’s thrown around a lot, but what is it? Susan Lieberman, author, once said, “Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. […]

2017 Bonaventure Senior Gift-Buying 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 […]

Up and Coming Community: Bonaventure of Medford

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This fall, Bonaventure Senior Living opens its new Medford Community. The luxury Senior Living Community will include 147 suites and feature an on-site movie theater, fitness center, three dining rooms, a bistro and even a bowling alley! Multiple levels of care will be offered under one roof: Bonaventure of Medford will have 69 Independent Living […]