From community news to senior living trends, we’ll keep you up to date on all the happenings at Smith Village and more.


Differences between Independent and Assisted Living

Independent Living and Assisted Living cater to a person’s unique needs in different ways. Independent Living is for those who can live without assistance, while Assisted Living is designed for those who can live independently, but require help with certain activities of daily living, including: Medication management Meal preparation Bathing, grooming, lower body dressing Housekeeping …

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Downsize your life, not your lifestyle

Thinking of downsizing? More aging Americans are. The main reason: Simplicity. The home where they raised a family has more space than they need now, and caring for it has become a burden – both in time and money. Plus there’s another consideration: With a move, they have the opportunity to create a new life …

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Costs of Owning a Home vs. a Life Plan Community

If you’re on the fence about the costs of Independent Living at Smith Village, it can be helpful to compare it to what you’re spending now. When you add in everything that our community offers, you’ll most likely find the costs of living at home and joining us at Smith Village are comparable — and …

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Is 2021 the best time to sell your home?

Demand is soaring. Prices are rising. And existing home sales are now at the highest level since 2006. But will it last? Not at the current rate, according to many experts. Why? Because the pandemic provided a unique “perfect storm” for housing sales: Mortgage rates fell to a historic low. Demand increased. The existing housing …

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The Top 5 Reasons to Live Smith Smart Starting Today

Living Smith Smart means living happily and being confident that you’ve chosen the best plan for your future. Smith Village is a community of strength, stability and quality. We do everything in our power to make sure you have what you need to be successful in your next chapter of life. Here are 5 reasons …

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Why CARF Accreditation Is So Important

Choosing a senior living community comes with a lot of questions. But perhaps the most important question you should ask is, “Has this community been CARF accredited?” Maybe you’ve heard of it, or maybe you haven’t, but there are many reasons why selecting a CARF accredited community like Smith Village is so important. The acronym …

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The 5 Best At-Home Workouts for Seniors

These last few months at home have caused us to change many things in our lives, and that includes how we stay in shape. Being healthy and fit doesn’t mean you have to go to the gym. There are plenty of ways to achieve those goals while saying in the comfort and safety of your …

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The Benefits of Intergenerational Activities for Seniors

Aging doesn’t automatically mean that people have to slow down. In fact for many, some days feel like life is just getting started. It’s easy for seniors to feel that way when they get to interact with people younger than themselves on a regular basis. That’s why so many senior living communities have introduced intergenerational …

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