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July 27, 2020

Tips for Helping a Senior with Dementia Move

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia at home can be difficult, especially as the disease progresses. Families frequently turn to Memory Care Communities for assistance. Relocating an adult with dementia can be...

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July 20, 2020

How to Make a Successful Transition to Assisted Living

If you or a senior loved one is preparing to move to an assisted living community, you might be a little overwhelmed. There are so many details to handle and decisions to make. Even if you feel confident you are making a move that best fits your...

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July 13, 2020

How Safe Are Assisted Living Communities During COVID?

Many of our lives have been dramatically changed due to the COVID-19 epidemic. We’ve all had to alter how we go about our day to day lives, and take extra precautions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised anyone 65 or older to...

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July 3, 2020

Ways To Manage Caregiver Guilt

 

Family caregivers carry a lot of weight on their shoulders. After all, they’re responsible for the well-being and care of a loved one. Most of the time, family caregivers are just happy to make it through the day without an overwhelming feeling...

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June 26, 2020

Why Start Long-term Care Planning for Seniors

 

Seniors often need long-term care when they have a serious, ongoing health condition or disability. The need for long-term care can occur abruptly, such as after a heart attack or stroke. However, commonly it develops progressively, as seniors...

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June 19, 2020

The Importance of Nutrition As We Age

 

After age fifty, there are many metabolic and physiologic changes impacting the nutritional needs of an individual. A change in the appetite is normal because the metabolism slows as does the activity level. Meaning our bodies require fewer...

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June 12, 2020

Spotting the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

'We all lose our keys or forget an appointment as we get older. These all can be normal signs of the aging process, but there are certain behaviors that may be the can indicate early signs of Alzheimer’s, especially if they begin to disrupt daily...

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May 29, 2020

Benefits of Pet Therapy

 

Animals provide a sense of calm, comfort, or safety and redirect attention away from stressful situations and toward pleasure. Animal-assisted therapy patients report developing a bond with an animal helps in developing a strong sense of...

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May 9, 2020

Benefits of Meditation For Seniors

 

There are so many factors that can stress us out in our day-to-day life. As we age, we are met with new stresses. While retirement should be a time filled with exciting adventures and well-deserved relaxation, many older adults experience an...

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