You’re always ahead of the curve. And we respect that. From community news to senior living trends, you can count on us to keep you there.

Icon

Downsizing for Seniors: When Is the Right Time?

One important aspect of planning your next chapter of life is evaluating your current living situation. Should you stay where you are, or should you move? Should you downsize – and when is the right time for seniors to downsize? Downsizing for seniors can be beneficial in several ways, including lower living costs and for …

Read More

Importance of Vaccinations for Older Adults

Age affects our ability to fight off infection. Our immune response slows down and becomes weaker, leaving us more susceptible to diseases that can have an impact on  our continuing health and well-being. The term for this reduced immune response is “immunosenescence,” and there’s evidence to suggest it’s responsible for the reduced efficacy of vaccines …

Read More

Top Signs Your Aging Parent Might Need Help

Many children or friends want to know when they should look for extra support for their senior loved one. While the signs aging parents need help may be different for each individual, there are some fairly universal indicators. 7 Signs Aging Parents Need Help 1. Their House Looks Disheveled If your loved one seems to …

Read More

5 Best Social Distancing Activities for Seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed many of us of the trips, experiences and activities we planned for. While this time has been a challenge, it’s also provided an opportunity to engage in things we might not have considered before. Just because we can’t gather with friends and family as  we normally would doesn’t mean there …

Read More

15 Reasons to Love The Buckingham

To celebrate 15 years of providing top-quality care, promoting engaging lifestyles, and giving Houston seniors the opportunity to live retirement their way, we want to share the top 15 reasons to love life at The Buckingham in Houston, TX. 1. An Active Social Life If you want to share your retirement with peers who have …

Read More

Healthy Holiday Dessert Ideas for Senior Diets

During the holiday season, it’s all too easy to lose track of our health. For seniors, indulging over the holidays can be more impactful than you might think. Older adults need specific nutrients in their diets to keep their health in tip-top shape and increase their longevity. The best diet for seniors includes these essentials: …

Read More

10 Tips for Choosing a Skilled Nursing Community

With more senior care options available today than ever before, choosing the right care community is more complex. If you’re looking for high-quality care for yourself or your loved one who needs long-term or short-term skilled nursing care, there are a variety of factors to consider. First, exactly what is a skilled nursing facility? Skilled …

Read More

20+ Fun Things to See & Do in Houston in the Fall

Autumn is typically awesome in Houston, with mild temperatures and just a few days of rain each month. The comfortable forecast makes it the perfect time for seniors to discover all the great things to do in Houston. In fact, Houston’s active events scene is one of the reasons the city is such a popular …

Read More

Spotting Senior Isolation & the Effects of Loneliness

One of the more difficult aspects of growing older is dealing with the loss of family members and dear friends. The social activities we cherish, like holiday dinners, reunions, or simply meeting for a cup of coffee, often fall away with the passing of loved ones and time. Aging creates a personal loss as well, …

Read More

Providing A Good Life to Those Who Served

As Veterans Day 2020 approaches this November 11th, we salute the brave men and women who have fought for our freedom and kept us safe from harm through multiple wars. On this solemn holiday, we remember those who lost their lives on faraway battlefields and cherish those still with us.The Buckingham is honored that many …

Read More