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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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October 8, 2018

3 Fall Fun Ideas for Seniors and Their Families

As the leaves begin to change color, and the cooler temperatures start to stick, it’s time to say goodbye to summer and welcome in the new season. Autumn has finally made its debut. This time of year is ripe with opportunities for family fun,...

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October 7, 2018

Comparing Costs: At Home vs. Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes

When it comes to caring for our loved ones, we naturally want the best. But in the case of senior care, the best often comes with a hefty price tag, and that’s not always possible. So what can different care options provide, and at what price...

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September 27, 2018

Three Things You Didn't Know About Assisted Living

Like many adult children, you want your loved ones to live a healthy and happy life. When they need advanced care, you're left with a tough decision. The idea of moving to an assisted living community is still uncharted territory for many,...

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September 24, 2018

Caregiver’s Guide to Adaptive Clothing

 As a caregiver, you have many responsibilities that can leave you physically and mentally drained. While getting your loved one dressed sounds like it should be the least of your worries, nothing is more frustrating than struggling to get arms...

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August 30, 2018

4 End-of-Summer Activities in Michigan

 

The end of August brings a wind of change. The grandkids go back to school and the fall seems right around the corner. You may be thinking it’s time to pack away the shorts and sunblock and pull out the sweaters and candy corn. However, don’t...

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August 13, 2018

How Often Do Seniors Need Preventative Care Checkups?

Growing older doesn't mean it’s time to slow down. In fact, many seniors are speeding up and revising what it means to be a retiree. Preventative care works helps keep seniors active and avoid health problems: here’s what you need to know about...

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August 6, 2018

5 Stretches Seniors Should Know

Mobility is a critical factor for seniors to maintain their overall wellness and independence. However, for many older adults, preserving a full range of motion is no picnic. This is because muscles and joints weaken and range of movement...

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July 30, 2018

6 Apps Seniors Should Be Using

The stereotype that all seniors are technophobes, or just less able to understand technology, is simply not true–at least, not for most people. In fact, many companies are designing technology with specifically for the needs and wants of aging...

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