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 …

Tips for Reducing Stress During Times of Anxiety

April is Stress Awareness Month, and we think it’s safe to say the world has been pretty stressful lately! At Solstice Senior Living, our team continues to work hard daily to ensure life remains as vibrant and stress-free as ever – but also safe and healthy as the world navigates the COVID-19 pandemic.  Stress can be a result of many …

Thank you, Solstice Senior Living community!

Since COVID-19 hit the United States, associates at Solstice Senior Living have stepped up to the occasion. With the elderly being listed as one of the main groups vulnerable to COVID-19, the safety and well-being of our residents is our top priority.   Our communities around the country have received donations and support from numerous organizations. Check out a few …

Integral and Solstice Senior Living Announce Hundreds of Job Opportunities in 20 States

CARLSBAD, CA–Integral Senior Living (ISL) and Solstice Senior Living (SSL), premier senior living community management companies, have announced they are hiring as many companies are laying off workers due to COVID-19 concerns. ISL and Solstice Senior Living have senior living communities in 20 states. They plan to hire more than 300 new associates for many positions in all of their …

Business as Unusual at Solstice Senior Living

BY BECKY MANDELBAUM The residents of Solstice Senior Living at Bellingham are not used to sitting still. Normally, their days are filled with activities, games, and other social gatherings. Like many of us, their days now look very different.    “I don’t have anybody that’s sick… and we want to keep it that way,” says executive director Larry MacDonald. As I …