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Is Working in Assisted Living Worth It?

Is Working in Assisted Living Worth It?

Primrose staff member smiling with two happy residents.

At Primrose Retirement Communities (parent company of Sweetwater Retirement Community), we have the privilege of serving residents across the country with luxury apartment homes and amenities that allow them to stay social, happy, and active in their communities. We also want them to live on their schedules without worrying about maintenance or other household responsibilities… Read more

Best Family Card Games for All Ages

People of different ages playing family card games at table.

Did you know that card games are one of the easiest ways to introduce intergenerational activities into your home or community?  The reason? Playing cards offer cognitive benefits to children, adults, and seniors, alike. After all, most games require players to use math, categorize and sort cards, memorize sets, and problem-solve—all while having fun together. … Read more

Arthritis in Seniors

Older senior woman with arthritis holding yoga mat

In honor of Arthritis Awareness Month, we wanted to share some interesting facts, resources, and lifestyle tips to help you learn more about this condition, and what you can do to find relief for yourself or a loved one. Facts about Arthritis Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans. Although it’s very common to develop… Read more

3 Key Nutrients for Seniors

Older woman cooking nutritious meal in kitchen.

With the holidays well underway, it’s easy to get swept up in the fun festivities and overindulge a bit on too many sweets and comfort foods. Pair this with the fact that the New Year is just on the horizon—meaning you might be already thinking about how you’ll make better meal choices come January. But… Read more

American Diabetes Month 2021

Man with diabetes drinking out of water bottle outside.

In honor of November being American Diabetes Month, we wanted to help spread awareness about this condition, in addition to providing tips and resources for seniors living in our retirement community.  Diabetes has a disproportionate effect on adults. And this condition can be both debilitating and challenging to manage the older we get. Therefore, it’s essential… Read more

Estate Planning for Seniors

Estate planning isn’t always the most popular subject around the dinner table, but it’s certainly one of the most important. As the holidays approach, and we find ourselves spending more time with loved ones, thoughts of the type of legacy we’ll leave behind to them may start to creep into the back of our minds…. Read more

5 Myths About Senior Living Communities

Older couple smiling; senior living communities

Living life to its fullest potential, and to the best of your ability, is important at any age. But when you reach retirement age, your abilities change, your needs grow, and living an active lifestyle becomes much more challenging.  When this happens, people start to think about the prospect of senior living communities. And though there… Read more

Manage Anxiety & Stress Series, Part 2 – For Parents

As we continue to venture into the unknown around the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is already becoming quite apparent, the impact on mental health. We are featuring a series of three articles, based on information from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that address tips to deal with anxiety and stress, as well… Read more

Manage Anxiety & Stress Series, Part 1

As we continue to venture into the unknown around the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is already becoming quite apparent, the impact on mental health. We are featuring a series of three articles, based on information from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that address tips to deal with anxiety and stress, as well… Read more

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