From happenings in and around our community to useful senior living news, our blog can keep you up to date.

What Your Loved One Should Expect in Memory Care

There are at least 5 million people living with dementia in the United States currently and that number is expected to double by 2060.  That means the need for memory care will also increase. The signs of dementia can be easy to dismiss at first. Repeating things. Mishandling of bills and money. Mild memory loss. …

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Top 5 Reasons to Consider Retiring in Pittsburgh, PA

If you live in the Pittsburgh area or you’ve visited here, you understand what people mean when they say the city blends the best of small-town friendliness with the benefits of big-city living. That welcoming atmosphere is also what makes the Steel City an attractive retirement destination. It offers all the three C’s – culture, …

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What is a Life Care Community?

If you’re one of the millions of older adults considering a move to a senior living community, or an adult child helping to find the best options for a parent, you should know about a trending term in senior living called Life Plan Communities. It’s worth noting that Friendship Village of South Hills has embraced …

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How Do You Tell A Parent It’s Time for Assisted Living?

Adult children of aging parents are all too familiar with what it means to have those “difficult conversations.” There’s the one where you ask Dad to stop driving. Or try to convince Mom she needs a walker. Perhaps one of the toughest conversations to have is talking to your parents about assisted living. Many seniors …

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6 Facts About Living in Retirement Communities During COVID-19

We’re living in worrisome times as we all deal with the effects of COVID-19. Seniors, as we’ve learned, are in one of the highest risk groups, so it’s natural that there is a strong focus on how to keep them safe. Adding to the concerns, the myths and rumors about how this pandemic  is impacting …

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