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January 17, 2019

5 Myths About Assisted Living Communities

Assisted living communities are not as well known as nursing homes or other senior living communities. One of the newer additions to long-term senior care, assisted living communities offer assistance to seniors who struggle with some aspects of...

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January 9, 2019

Start the New Year Right with 11 Heart-Healthy Foods

One of the number one resolutions that people of any age make for the New Year is to eat better. Seniors are no exception, and you might already have plans to try and improve your eating habits. New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep up, but...

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December 19, 2018

12 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Assisted Living Communities

The holidays are always a time of year full of fun and a flurry of activities. Some people may be afraid that living in a senior community means missing out on some of the good times, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Assisted living...

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December 17, 2018

Helping a Loved One Travel for the Holidays

Holiday travel can be one of the most stressful times of the year. Even with the promise of holiday joy on the other end, crowded airports and long car trips can make anybody feel tense and frantic. When you are traveling with an older loved one,...

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December 10, 2018

7 Ways to Get Ready for Visiting Family

It can seem daunting to have the family over for the holidays. Whether you are at your home, or if you are celebrating the holidays in an assisted living community, the pressure to be a good host for their visit can be overwhelming. No matter...

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December 4, 2018

Why Nursing Homes Get a Bad Rap (And Why Assisted Living is the Answer)

Nursing home. The words themselves can create visions in your mind of a bleak environment used as a holding cell for seniors. Maybe you have even visited a loved one at a nursing home and walked away worrying if they were living an unhappy life....

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November 26, 2018

10 Immune Boosting Foods for Seniors

The holidays are fast approaching, and there is a whirlwind of activities, to-do lists, and travel. With so much going on, it’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement. At the same time, cold and flu season is already upon us, and the stress...

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November 15, 2018

Choosing the Right Wheelchair

When the time comes to make the move to a wheelchair, there can be a number of difficulties that caretakers are faced with. There are many varieties of wheelchairs for different purposes. Finding the right chair to meet the particular needs of...

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October 31, 2018

What is Skilled Nursing Care for Seniors?

It’s easy to gravitate towards the idea that more is better. But when it comes to your loved one’s care, having more people around doesn't always translate into better quality of care. The impact of one skilled nurse over several personal aides...

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October 25, 2018

Paying for Assisted Living: 5 Financial Assistance & Funding Options

In 2014, only about 11% of adults aged 65 and older were covered by a long-term care insurance policy. Compared to the 52.3% of seniors who will require long-term care at some point during their retirement, retirees are underprepared for covering...

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