seniors

Our Promise to Veterans is Personal

Seven sons, three branches of military, two wars, over one hundred years of service. One of those sons was my father, the branch was Army, and the war was Vietnam. My passion in honoring our veterans is a personal one. Growing up, one of my favorite stories was the love story of my parents. My […]

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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: Chocolate in the Morning

Love may look and feel a bit different for those with loved ones struggling with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Everyone shows their love in different ways. One of our family members began writing about his wife’s journey with Alzheimer’s a few years ago where he imagines the world through her eyes. He has been gracious […]

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7 Tips for Helping Your Parents Sell Their Home

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to selling a home. If you’ve taken on the job of supporting your parents in selling their home, you may have a lot of questions circling through your mind. While making your list of priorities, you’ll want to think about the conversations you need to […]

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4 Helpful Tips for Retiring Single

Nowadays, it’s becoming increasingly common to retire single. In fact, many people choose to retire alone because they enjoy the flexibility it affords them. After all, when you’re single you can choose to live wherever you want and spend your time doing whatever you want without the input of another person.  This freedom can feel […]

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Veterans Aid & Attendance: How We Can Help

We created Our Promise to Veterans in 2017 which includes a rate lock for life for veterans and their spouses. This means the rate on a veteran’s suite will never increase, an offer that only Commonwealth Senior Living can promise. Our recognition to veterans is something we exercise daily and incorporate throughout each of our […]

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5 Tips for Long Term Care Planning Month

Oftentimes seniors find themselves blindsided by the need for additional care. Consequently, the choice of a senior living community ends up being made by an adult child or family member. Planning in advance can be an incredible gift to your family. Talk to them about any concerns you may have about senior living and what […]

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Life at Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House is a warm, welcoming environment that feels like home. Our loving team takes care of the housekeeping, maintenance, cooking and linen services to make sure our residents have the quiet dignity of their own suites without any of the worries. But life at our community goes much further than […]

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How to Convince a Loved One It's the Right Time to Move to Senior Living

Aging is a tricky subject for everyone – especially when the topic of leaving home or needing help arises. There are a variety of reasons why an older adult may need an alternative living arrangement. These can include medical illness, physical disability, or financial implications. It can also be caregiver-related. Whatever the reason, the goal […]

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Welcome to the Pineapple Family: 3 Communities in Michigan Join Commonwealth Senior Living

We are thrilled to welcome Commonwealth Senior Living at East Paris, Commonwealth Senior Living at Grand Rapids, and Commonwealth Senior Living at New Baltimore into our Pineapple Family! We look forward to continuing to improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other.  Learn more about these communities! CSL East paris csl grand rapids […]

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Staying Home: Tips for Home Improvement

The golden years of retirement should be a time of relaxation where one can enjoy doing what they love most in the comfort of their home. The truth is, however, there are often physical struggles that get in the way of this. For instance, one might find it harder to move around the house with […]

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