American Senior Communities

The Evolution of Assisted Living

Although it may seem like the term “assisted living” has been around forever, it’s actually a relatively new concept. And today’s senior living facilities are a far cry from the institutionalized setting that comes to mind when we think of the phrase “nursing home”. During the 1970s, it became evident that a change in the […]


Pets and the Elderly

People of all ages benefit from owning a pet. Seeing that furry face come to greet you at the front door after a long day gives one a feeling of being important and needed. Simply having a pet sit next to you as you watch television or read a book offers a calming, comforting effect. […]