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Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power

It’s a Proud Time to Live at The Heritage at Brentwood Our management company, Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent living senior living communities two years in a row — and we have you to thank for it. This award demonstrates that residents and their families are receiving …

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Best Apps for Seniors

Social interaction for seniors is a key part of maintaining good health and well-being. When circumstances make it difficult to socialize in person, technology can be a good tool for combatting senior loneliness. Here are some of the best apps seniors can use to stay connected to family and friends – and maybe even make …

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Why You Should Pay a Retirement Community Buy-in Fee

Retirement communities often require a buy-in fee (sometimes called an entrance fee) or provide a buy-in fee option. The buy-in fee model can be of great value to a senior wanting to manage their financial future. It can assist with financial protection of your estate by ultimately making the cost of senior living more affordable …

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Ways to Improve Mental Health in Seniors

Understanding Aging and Mental Health There is an unfortunate stigma about mental health and aging in the United States, particularly when it comes to seniors and the elderly. Mental health in seniors should be viewed the same as a broken limb or other physical ailment. Mental health in elderly seniors is a normal part of …

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How to Get to Know a Senior Living Community When You Can’t Visit

Choosing the right retirement community is a big decision because it’s really several major decisions rolled into one. It’s a personal choice of location and a residence. It’s a social choice of the people who will be part of everyday life. It’s a financial choice affecting savings and an estate. And it creates a plan …

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The Heritage at Brentwood offers rare incentive on select apartment homes

The Heritage at Brentwood, Middle Tennessee’s only true LifeCare™ senior living community, is offering a rare incentive for prospective residents. For a limited time, the 90% refundable Entrance Payment will be discounted 4, 7 or 10 percent – a savings up to $68,540 – on a select number of brand-new apartment homes in The Heritage’s …

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When Should I Move to a Retirement Community?

The decision to choose senior living is a highly personal one. When thinking about a move but uncertain what age to move into a retirement community, it’s essential to take into account the variety of benefits community living provides. Freedom from home maintenance and yardwork; protection of your financial legacy; and opportunities for dining, socialization …

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Healthy Hobbies: The Benefits of Bike Riding for Seniors

Even if you haven’t hopped on and pedaled a bike in a while, you’ll find it easy to get back in the flow. What better reasons are there to get back on a bicycle than enjoying the breeze on your skin and the feeling of autonomy? Well, there are many benefits of bike riding, putting …

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The Benefits of Lifelong Learning for Seniors

Despite what you may have heard, the ability to learn new things doesn’t diminish with age. If anything, the potential for learning continues to expand. That’s because your brain never stops growing as long as you continue to use it. So stay curious and continue challenging the way you think. The benefits of lifelong learning …

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