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Solva: A year like no other

Solva: A year like no other

At Solva, we learned a lot about resiliency, about juggling work, children and home-schooling; about family and friends and hope and faith and support and about always doing the best we can, in the face of any circumstance.

Five Considerations for a Move to Senior Housing During a Pandemic

Five Considerations for a Move to Senior Housing During a Pandemic

Whether you choose to move or you have to move, it is never an easy process. Moving to senior living during a pandemic with ever changing rules can be even more challenging. In many regions across the country, the near future is uncertain. If you’re making a move...

The Benefits of Being Proactive

The Benefits of Being Proactive

Hindsight is 20/20 as we know! ‘If only I’d known then what I know now’, is an old adage often repeated. Being proactive means you make things happen, instead of waiting for things to happen to you - and then having to react because of it. At Solva we firmly believe...

What Do I Need to Do Ahead of My Retirement Home Move?

What Do I Need to Do Ahead of My Retirement Home Move?

CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve decided on a move to a retirement community and are either in the process of narrowing down your choices or have already made the decision! Like any move, there’s a lot to think about. Here we run down a checklist of what you’ll need to do or...

My home is no longer safe…what should I do?

My home is no longer safe…what should I do?

For many seniors, being able to remain at home for as long as possible is a priority. Home is literally where the heart is and often holds many cherished memories of family, friends, and neighbors; it’s a true sense of belonging. But home is not always practical. Here...

Moving to a retirement home, tips on your first 60 days

Moving to a retirement home, tips on your first 60 days

 Making the most out of your new home. Moving to a new home is never easy, but moving to a retirement home can be especially stressful. Whether you are making the move yourself, thinking of making the move or you just moved a loved one, there are a few things that can...

Op-Ed on Long Term Care

Op-Ed on Long Term Care

THERE are some fundamental issues with senior living and care for the frail and elderly, including with ‘aging at home’ and in assisted living.  These issues are now rapidly bubbling to the surface with the COVID-19 pandemic hitting an already vulnerable population.  ...