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Tips for a Successful Transition to Senior Living

It’s official, you or your loved one are planning to move into a senior community. While one of the biggest decisions your family will make, what comes next will require...

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Family Decisions: Getting Everyone Onboard with Senior Living

Look online and you can find all kinds of advice on how to talk with your parents about their long term care. What you don’t find much about is how...

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Advantages of being in a senior living community at this time

As the coronavirus took hold in the United States, senior living communities ramped up preparations to protect their residents. In compliance with state and federal authorities, nursing homes, assisted living...

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Simple ways to practice self-care during the quarantine

The term "self-care" is a new-fangled way of saying "take care of yourself." During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, it’s important for seniors to do just that. But in a quarantine,...

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Our Response to COVID-19

As the global outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus continues to unfold, please be assured that the health, wellness and safety of our residents and staff remain our top priority. Each of 12...

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Managing Anxiety and Mental Well-Being During Quarantine

As the pandemic progressively shuts down the country, more and more people are being told to stay home and self-isolate. For many over-worked people, this staycation might seem heaven-sent, but...

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COVID-19 Myth Busters from the World Health Organization

Anyone who has been on social media has undoubtedly read some of the misinformation going around about the novel coronavirus.  To help us separate fact from fiction, here's what the...

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How to Pay for Senior Living

How to Pay for Senior Living Making the decision to move to senior living can be a tough one. Even if you’re sold on its multitude of benefits, cost is...

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Comparing Buy-In vs. Rental Senior Living Communities

Buy-In or Rental Senior Living: Which One is Best for You? As if making the decision to move to senior living isn’t difficult enough emotionally, navigating all the details and...

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Comparing the Costs of Aging at Home versus Senior Living

When asked where we want to spend our golden years most of us would say at home. Emotionally, there is no comparison – home is where the heart is right?...

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How to Make Senior Living More Affordable

Can senior living really be affordable? Most of us would assume the answer is no. With the cost of care continuing to rise and communities catering to lifestyle (an upscale...

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Senior Living Now and Then: Not Your Grandma’s Rest Home

Most people have at least one memory of visiting a grandparent or other senior in an “old folk’s home,” and it may not be one that inspires them to want...

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