April 19, 2021 by Linkside Living

Weight-Lifting: A Healthy Habit for Any Age

Staying active and fit is one of the most important things you can do to stay young and vibrant. That includes lifting weights. Regardless of your age, it’s never too late to begin your...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Health, Weight-Lifting

April 17, 2021 by Linkside Living

Downsizing: How Much Space Do You Really Need?

Once your kids are grown and starting families of their own, you might find yourself swimming in space inside your home. This space may feel empty and cavernous without the sounds of children,...

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Filed Under: Downsizing

April 13, 2021 by Linkside Living

Homemade Pet Food: Recipes & Tips

Pets are like family. You only want the best for them. And ordinary brown kibble just isn’t going to do the trick. You want to know what’s in the food you’re feeding your pet. What’s the best way...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Pet ownership, Pets

April 7, 2021 by Linkside Living

Take Care of Your Stuff, Your Kids Will Thank You

When parents move and downsize to a more lifestyle-accommodating home, or when they pass away, it is often up to the children to decide what to do with the lifetime of “stuff” they’ve collected....

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Downsizing

April 2, 2021 by Linkside Living

Readers Unite! Fun Ways to Start a Book Club

Book clubs are all the rage these days – and growing in popularity. Even celebrities like Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, and others have created their own book clubs. While the idea of starting a book...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Book Club

March 29, 2021 by Linkside Living

Top Shelf Health and Wellness Options in Columbia, MO

Town and gown have found the formula for success in Columbia, Missouri. We’re blessed with a balanced mix of large corporations, small businesses and public institutions. In addition to all its...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Columbia Missouri, Health, Medical Care

March 25, 2021 by Linkside Living

The Healing Power of Spices [Recipe]

Many people accept having to take more medication as a normal part of aging. However, turning to your doctor for a prescription to help with common ailments is not always necessary. Colds,...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Health, Recipes

March 23, 2021 by Linkside Living

What to Know if You're Considering a Dog

Dog ownership is rewarding for countless reasons. There are health benefits including a reduction in cardiovascular disease for those who own dogs as well as the companionship benefit they offer...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Pet ownership

February 24, 2021 by Linkside Living

Craftsmanship Matters: A Home Builder’s Eye for Detail

Craftsmanship. It’s something that takes a lifetime to develop an eye for. Something that many people downsizing into 55+ communities have in spades. You want the smaller, low-maintenance living...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Home ownership, quality craftsmanship

February 18, 2021 by Linkside Living

Renting vs Home Ownership When You’re Over 55

We are asked the question frequently: "If I'm over age 55, should I be buying a home or renting one? What's the best choice?" The question of whether renting or buying is the best choice when...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Home ownership

February 13, 2021 by Linkside Living

The Cost-Effectiveness of Downsizing Your Home

These are your golden years. Why spend them worrying about mowing the lawn or trying to keep up with high energy bills? At Linkside at Old Hawthorne, we know that making the decision to downsize...

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Filed Under: Downsizing

February 9, 2021 by Linkside Living

Benefits of Grandparents and Grandchildren Living Close Together

There comes a time in life when the allure of living in a new location beckons us. Whether you’ve been in the same home since your own kids were little, or you relocated more recently after...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Relocating, Grandchildren