Should My Parents Invest in a Rental Property or Life Plan Community?

Much has been said about what makes a place a home ⁠— some say it’s where the heart is, or where you make it. For the less poetic of us, it can be as practical as four walls and a roof. Call it what you want, but most will agree there’s no place like home. […]

Mather LifeWays Age Well Study: Year 2 Findings

At Ventana by Buckner, we strive to give Members the environment they need to thrive. This is proven through the Age Well Study, a project conducted by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging in partnership with Northwestern University. The main purpose of this five-year study is to evaluate the impact of Life Plan Communities on the […]

Does My Parents’ Happiness Affect Their Immune Health?

Have you noticed that your parents are more likely to get sick when they aren’t in a good mood? Turns out, that isn’t necessarily a coincidence. Happiness, or lack thereof, can affect your health. You may have heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine.” While this may not be entirely true, research does consistently […]

Churches Help Bring National Day of Prayer to Seniors Living

Members from Park Cities Baptist Church, Wilshire Baptist Church and First Baptist Dallas gathered in parking lots to pray for senior adults and employees at Ventana by Buckner during Thursday’s annual National Day of Prayer. A few families gathered in each of the parking lots around the building to provide views for most of Ventana’s […]

How to Get a House Ready to Sell Quickly

Once you make the decision to downsize and move to a senior living community, your next thought is an important one: What do you do with your house? Ideally, you’d like to sell as quickly and for as much of a profit as possible. But that can seem like a daunting task if you don’t […]