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Veranda Wins Another Customer Experience Award

It’s easy for us to say that Veranda of Pensacola offers seniors an elegant, active lifestyle. Still, when we’re officially recognized for doing[…]

What is the difference between assisted living and nursing homes?

As you’re considering senior living opportunities, it’s important to understand the distinctions among the various residential and care levels. That[…]

5 Myths About Assisted Living

Assisted living allows seniors to prolong their active independence by providing needed help with certain aspects of daily living. It might be just[…]

How to maintain your friendships after moving into senior living

If you were a Girl Scout, you learned a song that advised, “Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold.”

5 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

Being around animals is good for you, especially if you’re a senior. Furry companions alleviate feelings of isolation, and spending time with them[…]

Easy-to-care-for plants to brighten up your space

One of the great things about independent or assisted living in a community like Veranda of Pensacola is that your residential space is all yours.[…]

Summer travel tips for seniors

Finally, we get to travel again. Despite high gas prices, 60% of Americans expect to take at least one trip this summer. That includes seniors o are[…]

Facts and Myths about Caring for Your Memory

You’re not alone if you’re concerned about caring for your memory. About 6 million Americans are afflicted with either Alzheimer’s disease or a[…]

Protecting Seniors from the Heat

Elderly must protect themselves from heat BY MICHELE TASSIN, MHA, BSRC