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5 Tips for Staging Your Home for Sale

If you’re ready to invest in a more relaxing and leisurely lifestyle, you may be considering a move to a sophisticated retirement community like Friendship Village of Bloomington. Communities like ours offer an enriching social environment, refined amenities, elegant floor plans, and the chance to live an independent and fulfilling life.  t’s exciting to start …

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Questions to Ask During Your Retirement Community Tour

Maybe you’ve decided you want to move into a retirement community or maybe you’re still deciding whether community life is right for you. Regardless, it’s key that you include a community tour on your list when evaluating your retirement choices.  Why is touring a senior living community so important? And what questions should you have …

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How Friendships Later in Life Impact Our Well-Being

When most of us talk about health and well-being, we discuss the importance of making healthier food choices and getting in regular physical activity. We may not immediately think of the impact developing and maintaining friendships can have on our physical and mental health. Yet, according to the Mayo Clinic, “Adults with strong social connections …

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How Community Living Can Eliminate the Need for Winter Home Maintenance

While viewing a snow-covered lawn from your kitchen window may be among the benefits of home ownership, the prospect of dealing with home maintenance during this time of year isn’t.  As we get older, the everyday tasks associated with owning a home during the winter become increasingly labor-intensive, which can take a toll on us …

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4 Ways Community Living Leads to a More Active Lifestyle

It can be a challenge to get motivated to exercise and stay active when we’re in peak health, let alone as we get older. Health problems, new or persistent pain and worries about injury can lead to a more sedentary lifestyle in older adults. However, exercise is important for people of all ages. According to …

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Tips to Reduce Holiday Loneliness for Seniors

The holiday season is typically a time of year reserved for fun and festivities. However, for many older adults it can create feelings of isolation and loneliness. If you’re concerned about a senior in your life who might be experiencing loneliness or depression during the holidays, there are a number of simple ways you can …

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Benefits of a Life Care Community

Aging is something that we all must reckon with and it involves a lot of uncertainties. For instance, most of us will wonder, “How much care will I really need?” The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services states that “someone turning 65 today has almost a 70% chance of needing some type of long-term …

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Planning for Retirement in Minneapolis

Whether you’ve been planning for retirement for decades or just starting to map it out, one of the biggest worries older adults have is “do I have enough to retire?” There are many different factors at play for each individual. While we can’t tell you exactly how much you will need to retire, we can …

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Making the Move to Friendship Village of Bloomington Senior Independent Living

If you’re considering making the move to an independent senior living community, don’t wait. Making the decision to move is big, and one that requires careful consideration of many tangible and intangible factors. You’ll likely want to consult with friends, family and your financial advisor and weigh the cost of future expenses, your long-term care …

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