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May 28, 2019

6 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Social

 

Plenty of research has been done on the importance of socialization to improve the mental and emotional health of seniors. But what can you do when your loved one is in an assisted living community to ensure that they are meeting socialization...

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May 20, 2019

Container Gardening for Seniors

 

There are a lot of great benefits to being a senior, but you may be dismayed when your mobility decreases. Retirement can also have you searching for hobbies to fill the time that don’t require an abundance of energy or time. While...

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May 12, 2019

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

 

Being a full-time caregiver for your loved one is a taxing job. It takes a lot of energy and time to give good care, not to mention the emotional toll it takes. Caregiving is a difficult journey, and it takes a lot out of you. Because of that,...

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May 6, 2019

Celebrating Spring in Michigan: 9 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

 Spring has finally arrived and warm weather is soon to follow. Now that the change in seasons has made its way to Michigan, many of us are ready to go outside and enjoy the sun. If you are a senior, you may think that your days of outdoor...

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April 29, 2019

What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

 Long-term care insurance is usually used to help pay for nursing homes or assisted living care after you reach an age where can no longer take care of yourself. However, there are many doubts as to whether the care is worth the uncertainty and...

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April 22, 2019

5 Ways to Help a Senior with Spring Cleaning

Although spring may seem like it’s been a long time coming, it is finally here. One of the things that comes along with spring is the feeling we have to declutter, clean our homes and clear out the garage. That’s right—spring cleaning.

Spring...

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April 15, 2019

7 Easter Activities for the Whole Family

With Easter just around the corner, you may find yourself scrambling to find activities other than coloring eggs to do with your family—especially if you live in an assisted living community or other senior living community.

Here are seven ideas...

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April 8, 2019

Hospice and Palliative Care in Assisted Living

End-of-life care options like hospice and palliative care are often associated with nursing homes or specialty houses and hospitals. Contrary to this common thought, many assisted living communities partner with these care services as the high...

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April 1, 2019

Fun Alternative Exercises for Seniors

It’s important for seniors to exercise daily in order to stay healthy, but it can be difficult to reach your fitness goals for a number of reasons. Sometimes your mobility can slow you down or sometimes the exercises made especially for seniors...

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