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3 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays in Independent Living

The holidays are a special time where friends and family come together to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company. The spirit of the holiday season doesn’t change even though where you celebrate it might. For residents in our senior living community at Northfield, the holidays are an exciting time. Not only are residents excited to…

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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving in Senior Living

Thanksgiving is a holiday designed to bring family and friends together. Distance, work, and home commitments can make the holiday seem frenetic. When a loved one is a resident at a senior living community, it may also be challenging to participate in all the traditions around the holiday. However, there are numerous things family members…

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4 Ways to Help Your Parents Move to Independent Senior Living

Helping your parents move into independent senior living from their home can be an emotionally difficult discussion. But there are ways to start the conversation that will allow everyone involved to make themselves heard so the best solution can be found. There are more senior living options than ever before, and many may go beyond…

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Top Healthy Activities for Senior Citizens

No matter what age you are, it’s necessary to be active both physically and mentally. This is especially true as adults enter their retirement years. Finding senior living activities that are not only enjoyable but beneficial is crucial to getting the most out of the retirement lifestyle you are enjoying. At Northfield in Brownsburg, Indiana,…

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When Should I Consider Moving to an Independent Living Community?

Many seniors believe there’s no reason to move to an independent living community until they have to because of their health or finances. However, senior independent living is quite different from an assisted living facility. Active seniors choose independent living communities because they provide them with the support necessary so they can pursue their interests…

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Senior Citizen Independent Living

Here at Northfield in Brownsburg, IN, we pride ourselves on the independent senior community we’ve been able to create. Senior citizen independent living has never been easier or more enjoyable than it is today at Northfield. What Is Senior Independent Living? Independent living communities can include townhomes, apartments, or condos. You can explore the floor…

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Senior Citizen Nutritional Needs

As individuals age, there are certain areas they need to pay special attention to. Neglecting one’s nutritional needs or just assuming that what worked when one was younger can lead to health problems and exacerbate other medical conditions. However, it’s very easy in today’s senior living communities to make sure senior citizens’ nutritional needs are…

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Explore Our Senior Community in Brownsburg, IN

While each person’s retirement is unique, there are certain expectations when looking for the right senior community in Brownsburg, IN. For active, independent seniors in the early stages of retirement, there’s likely less emphasis on living assistance and more on events and activities available. Similarly, for those who have been retired longer, knowing there is…