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Effects of Sleep Deprivation on a senior

Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Memory

Many older adults experience a form of sleep deprivation from time to time and do not realize the effect it can have on their memory. The National Library of Medicine reports that as many as 50% of seniors have reported symptoms of insomnia. However, insomnia is not a natural part of aging. As a person…   Read More

the benefits of music can be gained not just by listening to music, but also by playing it

Benefits of Music for Seniors: Unlock the Power of Song

There is power in music. It can make us dance, smile, or cry. It has a way of connecting us to the people and events around us, like a soundtrack to our lives. Research shows that both listening to and making music are also powerful medicines. This is particularly true for older adults battling various…   Read More

seniors enjoying their retirement at an independent living community

The Best Time to Move to an Independent Living Community

Is there really a best time to move into a senior independent living community? More and more of the over-65 set say the answer is yes, and the sooner the better. What’s drawing these savvy seniors? The list is long, but it includes prime locations, beautiful homes, high-end lifestyles, and seemingly endless services and amenities….   Read More

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Advantages of a Not-for-Profit Senior Living Community

When looking at senior living communities for yourself or a loved one, there are many great options and many things to consider. Whether you’re looking for active independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing or memory care, a key consideration is whether the community operates as a for-profit or not-for-profit senior living organization. It can make…   Read More

Living room in a one-bedroom senior living apartment

Senior Living Apartments: Decorating a One-Bedroom

You don’t need a lot of rooms and square footage to have an enviably beautiful and totally comfortable home. Many seniors making the move to a one-bedroom senior living apartment home in retirement communities are realizing just how true it is. It seems that the more rooms we have, the less we use and the…   Read More

Jacaranda Trace is an Award-Winning Senior Living Community!

Jacaranda Trace is proud to share that we have received four “Best of” awards from the Venice Gondolier in the assisted and retirement living categories! These awards recognize the readers’ choice of the best Venice has to offer. We are proud to be receive this honor again and will continue to raise the bar in…   Read More

seniors doing chair yoga

5 Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors

One of the best ways to maintain muscle strength, flexibility, and vitality as we age is to just keep moving. Unfortunately, for many, that becomes more difficult as physical limitations like joint pain and fatigue become a barrier to a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, there is a great way to keep moving without putting too much…   Read More

benefits of salt water

The 6 Surprising Benefits of Salt Water for Seniors

Florida has become one of the most popular places to retire. There are many reasons for this, but the sunshine and beaches are at the top of the list. Living in a city like Venice on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast means sun, warm breezes, and miles of salt water are right in your backyard. If…   Read More