CRISTA Senior Living provides retirement resources and tools to families as they navigate the next chapter of life and care needed.
June 3rd, 2020
10 Tips for Smoothing the Transition into Assisted Living
Transitions are for the brave. They require extra strength both physically and emotionally to weather the changes. That is why it is so important to come alongside our loved ones when the time arrives to make a move into Assisted Living.
May 20th, 2020
Gardening Small: 10 Tips for a Tiny Garden of Joy
Spring has sprung and after the last few months sequestered in our homes, we need some new life surrounding us. Lady Bird Johnson once said, “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” What can be more beautiful than the beauty, smells, hummingbirds and growth that comes from a fresh home garden?
May 13th, 2020
Once a Parent, Always a Parent: Helping Adult Children in Crisis
The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has caused a far-reaching economic situation and has left millions of people struggling financially. With food banks struggling to meet demands and an estimated 14 billion jobs lost, our adult children are facing unprecedented financial losses.
May 6th, 2020
Bouncing Back from Isolation
Isolation is a double edged sword. In the face of COVID-19, it provides safety from getting and passing to others a deadly virus. On the other hand, it has left a good amount of the world suffering from depression and some confusion about how to become actively social again.
April 29th, 2020
Praying and Smiling at the Same Time
We recently discovered this prayer said to have been written by a 17th-century nun. Although we could not prove authorship, it was a beautiful reminder that aging can have a light side and that God is all powerful over the tendencies we might lean towards as we age …
April 22nd, 2020
Spring Clean Like a Minimalist
Spring cleaning has taken front stage this year as many Americans are under stay-at-home orders to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Even though many have stocked up on hand sanitizer and disinfectants, it is easy to overlook cleaning needs that are a bit deeper than surface cleaning.
April 8th, 2020
With All the Restrictions, What CAN We Do for Our Neighbor?
Many who are reading this article today remember World War 2 and the Depression. A time when communities naturally pulled together to support one another in crisis. Now many have been put in a similar position, but our enemy is a virus.
April 2nd, 2020
Taking Advantage of Being a Homebody
With the new world of quarantine and isolation that much of the nation is experiencing right now, staying home is not an option. Isolation has been implemented to contain and prevent the transmission of COVID-19 across the nation and social isolation has become the norm.