Navigating Social Security: A Handbook for Seniors 

Exploring the details of Social Security and its advantages could open doors to financial support. Solstice Senior Living provides seniors with the resources needed to live carefree, independent lives. We created this guide to Social Security to help residents and their loved ones explore the origins and various benefits of Social Security and discover how to optimize their eligibility.  Social …

New Year, New You: A Road Map to Your Best Year Yet

As we enter the new year, we encourage our residents to embrace their resolutions and dream big. Setting achievable goals, creating a vision board and celebrating milestones are great places to start. Categorize Your GoalsWe recommend categorizing your goals instead of creating a vague list of resolutions. Break down your aspirations into specific categories, such as: Create a Vision BoardOnce …

Unwrapping the Holidays: A Guide to the Perfect Gift 

’Tis the season of giving. There’s nothing better than the joy of finding the perfect gift for your loved ones. Use these ideas as a guide while searching for gifts this holiday season. Don’t forget, the perfect gift is not just about what’s inside the box, but the love and thoughtfulness that accompanies it. Tech Treasures: Gifts for the Gadget …

This Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for you! 

As our communities gear up for their Thanksgiving celebrations, we remember the joy, love and sense of togetherness that make Solstice truly special. At Solstice, we believe in the importance of Thanksgiving traditions and fun activities to get into the holiday spirit. Memory SharingWe encourage our residents to share their cherished Thanksgiving memories with one another. Join a storytelling circle, …

Spooktacular DIY Halloween Costume Ideas  

Halloween should be enjoyed by people of all ages. It’s a time for spooky fun, creativity and of course candy! This year, embrace spooky season with a homemade costume. These DIY Halloween costumes are not only simple to create, but also comfortable to wear. The Classic GhostThis is an iconic and classic Halloween costume. All you need is a white …

Friendship Month: You’ve Got a Friend in Me

This September, we celebrate Friendship Month, a time to appreciate and celebrate the friends you hold near and dear to your heart. Friendship is a timeless connection that brings joy, laughter and comfort to people all over the world, and especially in Solstice Senior Living communities. Friendship is a valuable and meaningful aspect of life that should be acknowledged and …

The Importance of Embracing Lifelong Learning: A Pathway to Fulfillment in August

As we anticipate the beginning of fall, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the many facets of life that can bring joy and fulfillment during retirement. One of those aspects that should never be overlooked is the power of lifelong learning. Often associated with formal education, learning is a lifelong journey that extends well beyond the classroom.   Whether you’re …

Pets as a Prescription for Healthy Aging: The Benefits of Senior Pet Ownership 

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 …