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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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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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