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  • Pets as a Prescription for Healthy Aging: The Benefits of Senior Pet Ownership  Posted in: Blog, Corporate - Companionship with a loved one and regular social interaction with others can have great physical, emotional and psychological health benefits for seniors, and many studies have shown that seniors can gain the same benefits from owning a pet!   Studies show that seniors who own or regularly interact with pets have decreased feelings of loneliness, depression and anxiety, and are ...
  • Earth Day: Celebrate the Beginning of Spring  Posted in: Uncategorized, Blog, Corporate - Earth Day takes place on April 22 and is a global event that celebrates the beautiful planet where we live, recognizes ongoing environmental movements and reflects on how to better preserve our home.   People across the world celebrate Earth Day by spending time outside and appreciating the unique environment in their community. For the month of April, we encourage you ...
  • Get Some Shuteye: Sleeping Tips for Seniors Around Daylight Saving Time  Posted in: Uncategorized, Blog, Corporate - On Sunday, March 12, daylight saving time began, jumping all the clocks forward one hour. While the mornings may be darker, the sun will shine until later in the evening. This sudden time jump can be hard to get used to and lead to a disruption in your sleep schedule, but there are plenty of solutions to get back on ...
  • Senior Housing News features ISL and SSL’s evolution for new era of dining, wellness Posted in: News, Blog - Senior Housing News’ Nick Andrews interviewed Integral Senior Living and Solstice Senior Livings’s National VP of Culinary Services Amy Robinson for a feature on the strategies that senior living operators are exploring or implementing in 2023. While ISL’s dining venues are not open to the public, the operator capitalizes on opportunities for members of the community to use its dining facilities as ...
  • Solstice Senior Living CEO Collette Gray Inducted Into Hall of Fame Posted in: News, Blog - Collette Gray, president and CEO of Integral Senior Living and Solstice Senior Living, has been inducted into the Hall of Honor in the McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards, a joint program of McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Home Care. The program, in its fifth year, recognizes women who have made a significant impact on their organization or in the industry. ...
  • Senior Independence Month: Benefits of Independent Living Posted in: Blog, Corporate - February is National Senior Independence Month, and if you or a loved one is considering making the transition to a senior living community, there’s no better time to understand the benefits of an independent living community.   At Solstice Senior Living, we empower older adults to be independent and seek a vibrant lifestyle. We focus on holistic wellness for our residents ...
  • Solstice Senior Living Sets New Goals For Growth In 2023 Posted in: Blog, News - President and CEO Collette Gray helped Solstice Senior Living and Integral Senior Living achieve consistent net growth in 2022, with move-ins exceeding pre-pandemic levels. Despite several hurdles, ISL and SSL exceeded expectations through a culture of understanding, encouragement and camaraderie. In 2023, the organizations plan to utilize new technology and continue expanding the Livin’ the Dream program.  Read more about Collette and ...
  • New Year, New You: Your Path to Wellness  Posted in: Blog, Corporate - With days feeling shorter and weather getting colder, we tend to spend most of our time indoors by ourselves after the holidays. This can take a toll on mental, spiritual and physical well-being, which can lead to irritability, low energy and difficulty completing everyday tasks. At Solstice, we want to kick those winter blues away and make sure every aspect ...
  • Solstice Senior Living Looks Back on 2022 Posted in: Corporate, Blog - 2022 was a year of celebrating community and new beginnings. Our communities gathered throughout the year for fun events, activities and celebrations. As this year comes to a close, we are reflecting on moments that brought us closer together.  Solstice residents kept it groovy in our monthly Culture Week celebrations, starting all the way back in the ’60s.  On Flag ...
  • Healthy Aging: How To Stay on Top During Your Golden Years  Posted in: Corporate, Blog - There are many factors that contribute to healthy aging, including diet, lifestyle and genetics. Daily activities such as riding your bike or going for a walk can increase your overall health tremendously, especially when you pair this with a great diet. Genetics can play a part and, unfortunately, is unavoidable. However, your mindset and developing healthy habits can make all ...