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Author: Alissa Sauer

Alissa has been working in marketing and the senior living industry for over ten years. With a B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois, Alissa has worked all over the world as a freelance communications strategist and writer. Published in Forbes, Senior Finance Advisor, Alzheimers.net and on other leading senior care blogs, she leverages her working knowledge of the senior care industry with leading research and best practices to create engaging content benefitting seniors and their caregivers. In her free time, Alissa loves to travel, read, cook, and spend time with her family.

Canfield Place Resident Honored for Commitment to Community

At Leisure Care, we are proud of the way our senior communities interact with the surrounding larger community. We are committed to making the world a more fun, more engaging, more caring place and we love that our residents are too! Canfield Place resident Diane Cadonau exemplifies our commitment to service and was recently recognized…

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10 Reasons to Retire in Utah

Consistently rated as one of the best places to retire, Utah is quickly becoming a retirement destination for seniors seeking affordable living, financial opportunity, adventure, temperate weather, and culture. A study done by MarketSavingsPro.com found Utah ranked second behind Idaho as the best state to retire in due to life expectancy, tax friendliness, crime rate,…

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Are there Tax Deductions for Senior Living Expenses?

Every year, when tax season rolls around, everyone is looking to maximize their deductions, save money, and either increase their return or reduce their tax payment. Some senior living expenses, including medical expenses and assisted living expenses are tax-deductible – within certain parameters. It’s important to note that each financial situation is unique and personal…

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What Are Independent Living Communities?

Independent living is a type of senior community where residents are physically independent but like the idea of living with other people the same age and appreciate the community lifestyle. With an abundance of activities, social events, travel opportunities, and fine dining – what’s not to love? Learn more about the extensive benefits that come…

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How to Choose a Senior Living Community

When it’s time to move a loved one into senior living, we know that adult children want nothing but the best for their parents. No matter if their parent is moving from their own home or has been living with their children, the decision when and where to move is never taken lightly. Additionally, it…

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The Dangers of Senior Isolation

There’s no question that humans are social creatures and that today’s technological advances have made it easier than ever to connect with each other. A couple of taps on a smartphone and you can see the face of a loved one on the other side of the world. A quick email or text elicits an immediate…

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Finding Love in Senior Living

Senior Topics

At Leisure Care, every day brings Five-Star Fun. But, what does that actually look like? We are glad you asked. It’s a celebration – a celebration of life, of retirement, and of our residents. Our residents are what makes each of our communities so special, so vibrant, so, well…fun! For some of our residents, Five-Star…

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