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9 01, 2019

Can I afford a great senior living community?

2019-01-09T14:49:05+00:00January 9th, 2019|

The simple answer is, “It’s probably less expensive than you think.” However, as always, an informed consumer is a happy and satisfied consumer: The more care you require, such as memory care, the more expensive the arrangement. Following are some guidelines to help you make some very important decisions.

15 10, 2018

Shepherd opens world-class, 55-plus spa and wellness center in Savannah Quarters

2018-10-16T07:58:58+00:00October 15th, 2018|

September 5, 2018 With a full gym, a dedicated wellness center and multiple classes aimed at improving physical and mental fitness, the newly-opened Shepherd Living community in Savannah Quarters is an inviting alternative for the broader 55-plus community. “We want the community to know that this is an option open to everybody,” said Christine Menedis, Esq., Shepherd’s co-Founder and CEO.  [...]

15 10, 2018

Why is This Renowned Chef Cooking for Seniors? Meet Frank Ziegler, the Big Guy in Whites

2018-10-16T07:59:29+00:00October 15th, 2018|

At first glance, Frank Ziegler seems out of place serving as Corporate Chef for the Shepherd senior living communities. A former sergeant in the French Army, Ziegler served as Chef de Cuisine and bodyguard for a five-star general and was awarded multiple medals, including a Military Cross with two bronze stars and a Purple Heart, for combat wounds suffered during [...]

12 10, 2018

Ready for some truly epic aging?

2018-10-12T18:17:18+00:00October 12th, 2018|

“Do not go gentle into that good night …Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Dylan Thomas was a wonderful poet who also apparently knew a few things about aging. The sentiment reflected in his words above reflect the idea of control – that if we work at aging correctly, if we ‘rage’ against it in productive ways, we have a better chance of improving it.

3 10, 2018

What to look for in a nursing home

2019-01-09T09:57:33+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

What’s the best next step for an aging parent? Surprisingly, it may not be a ‘nursing home.’ Although we tend to use this catch-all phrase when we begin thinking about where our loved ones can live comfortably and safely, there are other options that may offer improved quality of life.