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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 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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January 30, 2018

Why Retire in the Midwest?

 

Move over, Florida! The American Midwest may be the next hot retirement destination. With beautiful scenery, affordable costs of living, and great quality of life, this underappreciated region is a great place to spend your retirement.

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January 23, 2018

Comparing Ohio Assisted Living Facilities

 

Choosing an assisted living community is difficult. Not only is there the investment of time and money to consider, but also the happiness and wellbeing of yourself or your aging loved one. In the state of Ohio, there are over 600 assisted...

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August 7, 2017

Easy Indoor Gardening in Assisted Living

Gardening offers many therapeutic benefits to seniors; it acts as a stress reliever and lowers blood pressure. In assisted living where some seniors cannot access the outdoors as easily, indoor gardening offers you an opportunity to stay active.

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June 27, 2017

Allergies and The Elderly: What You Need to Know

It’s allergy season. Say hello to congestion, itchy eyes, running nose and headaches. For adults, these symptoms are annoying. For many, they may be severe resulting in the need for prescription medication. For aging adults though, they can be...

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June 12, 2017

5 Things Assisted Living Communities Do For You (That You Don't Want to Do)

 Summertime means barbecues, lake trips and fun in the sun with family and friends but it can also mean lawn mowing, weed pulling, bug killing and other (not so fun) tasks to keep your home or yard in shape. While they are not fun for anyone, for...

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June 9, 2017

Self-Care Ideas for Caregivers

Being a caregiver for a loved one is a job most people are happy to take on. They want to take care of the person who, in many cases, took care of them. And while caregiving has its rewards, it’s also a 24/7 job. Caregivers are on call at all...

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