Lifestyle

A Wellness Fair To Remember

A few years ago, the United Group of Companies, Inc. (United Group) singlehandedly created an award-winning, innovative seven-prong program geared for active adults at all of their independent senior living communities across the country. It’s called the Senior Umbrella Network (SUN) Program and encompasses important......

Everyone Should Know These Simple Steps To Downsizing

Americans own a lot of stuff. You name it, we own it: huge televisions, every imaginable kitchen appliance, bins of tangled holiday decorations, lawn mowers, snow blowers, new furniture, old furniture, even OLDER furniture; it’s all collecting dust somewhere under our roof.  That isn’t necessarily......

The key to successful senior resident retention

Have you ever heard the saying, “happy wife, happy life?” Probably. What about, “happy residents, happy life?” Probably not. But in real estate, it’s true. There comes a point in a person’s life where the upkeep of owning a home becomes too much. The snow......

Company Volunteering 101

There isn’t anything like giving back to your community – showing appreciation for all it’s done for you, showcasing humble respect, helping someone who may be in need. Whether you choose to volunteer in your free time or sign up for a great opportunity with......

How to Stay in Bed an Extra 99 Minutes Every Wintery Morning

As told by a recent college graduate. Mornings are hard. Unless you’re a superstar and have no trouble waking up at 5AM to head to the gym before work, getting out of your cozy and warm cloud is hard. If you’re anything like me, you......

Tell Us Your Story: As Told by Blood Donors

Did you know that donating up to one pint of blood can help save as many as three lives? According to the American Red Cross, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds, which requires 41,000 pints to meet that demand. An estimated......

21 Tips to Staying Fit with a Desk Job

Adjusting to a sedentary desk job can be a challenge. Between your commute, your 8 to 9 hour work day, and parking yourself on the couch after a day filled with stressful meetings, you can find yourself bent at the infamous 90° angle of the......

Governor Cuomo’s Office Thanks College Suites at Plattsburgh

On June 6, 2015, Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY. Matt and Sweat were deemed missing when their cells were found unoccupied after the facility’s 5:30AM bed check. The manhunt required dozens of State Policemen and women to......

Live. Learn. Relax. at College Suites at Plattsburgh

There is no doubt that college can be stressful for any student – we’d be lying if we said it wasn’t. Trying to find the balance between completing school work and maintaining a social life can be challenging. It can take some students almost all......