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  • Play the Boredom Away: Best Card Games for a Rainy Day Posted in: Blog - As we head into month six of quarantine, it’s no surprise that you may be going a little bit stir crazy. Even during normal times, boredom can occasionally set in, and it’s good to have go-to games and activities that make downtime more enjoyable. While there are endless activities you can enjoy without going anywhere, today we want to focus ...
  • Enriching Your Mind, Body and Life Through Music Posted in: Blog - It’s safe to say that almost everyone loves music. There are so many different genres and styles that it’s easy to find songs as unique as you are. It’s hard to imagine life without music; it’s all around us – in the car, over speakers at stores, at a restaurant, in the background of movies and TV shows – you ...
  • How To Downsize Your Things Without Downsizing Your Life Posted in: Blog - One of the most potentially overwhelming parts of the transition to a senior living community can be downsizing your things. Moving from living in a house (sometimes for decades) to a new apartment is intimidating and a lot of work if you don’t have a plan. We accumulate so many things over the years, and sometimes that can weigh us ...
  • Pets of Solstice Posted in: Blog - Here at Solstice, many of our residents have pets, and our furry friends make our communities even more lively and fun! We are proud to be a pet-friendly home because we know how beneficial pets can be for their owners. Besides being cute and cuddly, pets can: Reduce stress Lower blood pressure Increase social interaction Increase physical activity Help people ...
  • How to stay active with low-impact exercises Posted in: Blog - It can be difficult to stay disciplined in a regular exercise routine even in the best of times. As some gyms are closed and exercise classes are on pause, you have to get creative with where and how to stay active. The good news is that working out with limited movement is completely doable. Everyone is different, and it’s important ...
  • Celebrating Independence Day at Solstice Senior Living Posted in: Blog - This weekend, Solstice Senior Living communities enjoyed socially distanced activities in celebration of Independence Day! We loved to see everyone’s patriotic outfits, hats, accessories and more.  Here are some of the ways we spent the day at Solstice: Patriotic Bingo: Residents enjoyed Fourth of July-themed bingo and dressed for the occasion.  Craft Activities: We loved seeing our residents’ creativity kick ...
  • Happy Father’s Day: Advice From Dads Posted in: Blog - Today we celebrate the love, dedication and support of fathers. We want to take a moment to recognize the men who have had an impact on our lives. We asked our Solstice residents to share the best advice they received from their fathers or have given to others. Happy Father’s Day! We wish you many dad jokes and lots of ...
  • Maintaining Friendships and Developing New Ones Posted in: Blog - It’s no secret that making new friends and staying in touch with longtime ones is more challenging as adults than it was when we were younger. During our school days, we were constantly surrounded by our peers, meeting new people, and participating in activities, clubs and sports. As you grow older, you quickly realize that staying in touch with friends ...
  • Talking To Parents About Independent Living: How To Start the Conversation Posted in: Blog - When you were a child, your parents provided the physical and financial support you needed to thrive. During young adulthood, they served as sounding boards, offering advice and insight as you made big life decisions about relationships, your own family, and career and financial planning for the future. As time went on, these roles slowly reversed, and you began offering ...
  • Happy Mother’s Day! Advice from Solstice Moms Posted in: Blog - Mother’s Day is a dedicated Sunday each year for us to take a moment and applaud all the women who have dedicated their lives to enrich ours.  We asked our Solstice residents for the best pieces of advice that they’ve given as a mom or have heard from their mom. Happy Mother’s Day!  “Just listen to Mom. She’s usually right, ...