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Blog - April 2011

April is National Stress Month

Posted on April 14, 2011 in Active Aging

Blog - March 2011

March is National Nutrition Month

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Active Aging

A healthy diet consists of more than tea and toast. Unfortunately, many older adults substitute this snack for a well-balance meal. With the combination of poor nutrition and colder weather, older adults may find it challenging to stay healthy and remain active.

Dorothy Love, Fact or Fiction?

Posted on March 03, 2011 in Active Aging

Dorothy Love, Fact or Fiction? By Deb Sanders I was working on the lease of a cottage with an elderly woman the other day when she made a comment about the name Dorothy Love Retirement Community. She said her son told her not to move to a community that named themselves with such a corny name. He told her we were just trying to sound “cute and sappy”.

Loyalty and Commitment in this day and age??

Posted on March 01, 2011 in Caregiving

By Deb Sanders Just over three years ago, I made the decision to become a part of the Dorothy Love marketing team. As I made this life-changing decision, I thought, “What am I doing?” I was stepping way out of my comfort zone. I had been in marketing/advertising for over 30 years but had no knowledge of retirement living. “It should be a piece of cake” I continued to tell myself. I am usually a very confident person but I was feeling a little unsure. However, it only took a few short weeks for me to gain the tool I needed to market Dorothy Love – belief.

Hey, you 40 something kids - Educate yourself for Mom and Dad!

Posted on March 01, 2011 in Active Aging

My son and my daughter will soon be graduating from The Ohio State University. This is a proud time in my life. However, after a conversation with my daughter Annie last week, I’m not feeling too proud of myself as a daughter. Annie is so excited about starting her new life, having her own job and money – but she is most excited about being able to help me out financially covering the costs of her education. She made me proud but also made me hang my head.