Pets of Solstice

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

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

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

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

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

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 …

Standing with Seniors

To our Residents, Family Members, and Associates ~ We recognize that these past several months have been trying. Social distancing has kept us apart from our loved ones as we all work together to flatten the curve and keep everyone healthy and safe. This has been especially difficult in senior living, where community is at the heart of everything we …

Steve Flynt Joins Solstice as Chief Operating Officer

Solstice Senior Living (SSL), a leading provider of senior living management services, has hired Steve Flynt as chief operating officer. “Having members on our leadership team who are passionate about senior living and committed to the growth of our company allows us to continue delivering our residents and their families the best experiences possible,” stated Sue Farrow, founder and owner of Integral …

Happy Mother’s Day! Advice from Solstice Moms

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, …

Social Distancing Playlist

At Solstice Senior Living, our residents and employees are following all CDC guidelines and best practices for staying safe and healthy. Our communities are also looking for ways to keep residents active and engaged.According to Johns Hopkins, it is important to prioritize self-care during social distancing. That comes in different forms for different people, but activities such as listening to …