aging

June 22

Linking Ageism and Elder Abuse

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of an older person? Do you think of someone who is active, living...

June 7

Supportive Living: A Wonderful Model that Other States Might Want to Follow

The Illinois Supportive Living program is a wonderful model for affordable assisted living, creating Wins for residents, families, state and local governments, and taxpayers. The program benefits those of all incomes, especially low-income older adults and adults with disabilities.

May 10

Gardant-Managed Communities Recognized for Being the Best

U.S. News & World Report has recognized more than 20 Gardant-managed communities as being among the best in the nation for assisted living and memory care.

March 2

The Dollars and Sense of Assisted Living

Four points to consider if you currently have the need for ongoing assistance or if the need should develop sometime in the future.

January 20

Why is Where More Important than How?

For those who find themselves lonely because of isolation, why not move to an environment that provides a wealth of opportunities to socialize with friends old and new and participate in social, recreational, educational and wellness activities and programs. More and more research indicates that social interaction is one of the biggest keys to successful aging.

October 19

Finding the Medicare Plans that Best Meet Your Needs in the New Year

For those of us on Medicare, this is a very important time of year. As the Medicare Open Enrollment Period continues, compare the plans available for 2022 that will best work for you and your loved ones.

June 29

The Dog Days of Summer and Older Adults

Gardant wants to remind you that high temperatures, especially when accompanied by high levels of humidity, should be of particular concern to older adults.

May 4

Advocating For All Ages

In regards to ageism, there is both good news and discouraging signs.

April 20

National Drug Take-Back Day

Saturday, April 24, is a National Drug Take-Back Day. Locations will be available throughout the country for you to dispose of your unused or expired medications anonymously in a convenient, safe and responsible manner.

March 18

Coping with Change as We Grow Older

Big changes can come with aging. The changes can occur suddenly, or they can happen gradually over time. They can impact our body and our mind – sometimes one; sometimes both.