Independent Living

See Why Troy, Ohio is the Perfect Place to Retire

September 26th, 2017

There’s no question that working most of your life can be draining. Long hours in the office, having a boss and being punctual are all part of a typical work life, but now it’s time to kick back and relax. With an assortment of exquisite restaurants, art and a fun downtown environment, Troy, Ohio has […]

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Why You Should Retire in Kalamazoo County

September 15th, 2017

It’s time for you to retire, so that means fun and relaxation. The small town feel with lots to do is what awaits you in Kalamazoo County. Festivals, art shows, museums and more are available for you to experience. Find out what Kalamazoo County has to offer during your retirement years.

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Choosing the Right Senior Living Community

July 19th, 2017

Picking a senior living community is a big decision, and no two communities are exactly the same. Before you start the search, have an idea of qualities you’re looking for. This will make pairing a senior living home with your lifestyle much easier. Here are some basic requirements we think everyone should consider before signing-up.

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Memory Loss Causes and Early Signs

July 6th, 2017

When your parent or loved one ages, it’s normal for him or her to experience a little bit of forgetfulness. However, if you notice a prominent gap in memory, this could be a sign of a more serious issue. Here are some potential causes and signs to look for if you’re worried your loved one may be experiencing significant memory loss.

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Senior Living: Understanding Your Options

May 5th, 2017

Senior living communities offer a variety of services and amenities for seniors at all stages of life. Before choosing a community, it’s important to understand your options and choose the right level for your needs. Here’s a breakdown of the different options to help you make your decision. Remain Independent with Independent Living If you’re […]

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What to Ask When Touring Independent Living Communities

April 27th, 2017

After doing your research and finding a few potential independent living communities, the next step is to take tours. Tours are the perfect opportunity for you to get a feel for each place to determine if it is the right fit for your needs and desires. Here are a few questions to ask when touring […]

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When to Transition from Independent Living to Other Options

April 17th, 2017

Independent Living is perfect for highly independent seniors requiring minimal assistance. But what happens when a resident’s needs begin to grow? There are numerous other living options available for seniors to maintain their independence, while receiving the care choices that they need. Here’s how to tell when your loved one should transition from Independent Care to another care option.

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Senior Living Guide to Moving

March 23rd, 2017

As you begin getting ready for your move into senior living, you may be a bit confused on what to pack. While your new senior apartment will have plenty of space, there’s just no way you can bring everything in your current home. Here are some tips to help you determine what to bring with […]

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Pre-Moving Checklist For Seniors

February 24th, 2017

Have you made the decision to move into a senior living community? As you begin to pack, you may find it difficult to know exactly what to bring. Make sure you are prepared for your big move with this pre-moving checklist from StoryPoint.

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Senior Living Services Compared: Independent, Enhanced, Assisted & Memory Care

February 15th, 2017

Not sure what type of senior living community is right for you? Between independent living, enhanced living, assisted living and memory care, it can be difficult choosing the appropriate community for your needs. Choose your perfect community with help from Independence Village. Independent Living Basic services Staff Assistance with housekeeping, meal preparation, transportation services and […]

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Transitioning into Independent & Assisted Living: Everything You Need to Know

January 7th, 2017

Has your mother or father decided to make the move to an independent or assisted living community? At StoryPoint we make sure you have everything that you’ll need to know to make the transition into their new home.

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