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Is Independent Living Right for Me?

What if you could say goodbye to home maintenance (imagine no need to cut the grass, trim the hedges or deal with a leaky faucet again)? Independent living allows you to do the tasks you want to do and let someone else manage the rest. At the same time, you can socialize more, enjoy a...
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Which is Best for Me; a Senior Villa Home or Senior Apartment?

When deciding to move to a St. George retirement community such as Ovation Sienna Hills, there are many types of options available for living arrangements. While senior apartments are the most common designs, villas are becoming the new trend for seniors. Deciding on the right living arrangements depends on many factors, including personal preferences and...
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Eating Well as You Age; The Benefits of Healthy Food

As you grow older, you can’t get away with eating as you did as a teenager when your metabolism was running high, and you could chow down on junk food to fuel your day. But with age, the body changes, and we have to be more careful about our eating choices. As Healthline put it, studies indicate...
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Is It Better for Retirees to Rent or Own?

For many older adults, getting the most out of their retirement means downsizing to a smaller and more manageable space. But when the time to move comes, they find themselves tackling a challenging question: Is it better for retirees to own or rent? The answer to this question depends on your personal priorities and financials....
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25 Questions to Ask When Searching for Memory Care in St. George, Utah

When it comes to finding the ultimate place to retire, Utah stands out as an ideal location. The state boasts a healthy economy, outdoor recreation with world-renowned parks, interesting cultural events, and beautiful landscapes. Utah also offers access to high-quality healthcare. For these reasons and more, people are flocking to the Beehive State later in...
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Rightsizing for Seniors: A Guide to Simple Downsizing

As we age and our children move away from home, it’s essential to know when it’s time to simplify your life to enjoy retirement and focus on the important things. You may no longer want to worry about mowing the lawn, cleaning gutters, or vacuuming a large house. If you’re ready to reduce stressors in your life, discover how downsizing can better help with the transition to retirement living....
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These Athletes Would Tell You There’s Never a Better Time to Retire

There are plenty of workers in their 30s, 40s and 50s who would love to retire early and move into a luxury active lifestyle senior community, but many of us still have years of work to get through first. There are, however, some comparatively young people who have the opportunity to get out of the...
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The Difference Between Assisted Living, Independent Senior Living and Active Retirement Communities

The main thing that makes independent senior living in St. George or an active retirement community different from simply owning your own home or condo is the community, convenience, and the ability to age in place. Ovation Sienna Hills is an active retirement community that provides onsite assisted living and memory care so residents can benefit from a seamless, worry-free...
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