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What to Look for in a Senior Living Community

What to Look for in a Senior Living Community There may be only one thing more difficult than making the decision for yourself or your loved one to move to...

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Signs It Could Be Time for Extra Help with Senior Care

The fact that losing independence is one of the most common aging fears likely comes as no surprise. It’s at the core of who we are as Americans. Perhaps that’s...

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Assessing Your Senior Care Options

When it comes time for a little extra help for yourself or your loved one, many people assume the only options are to stay home or go to a nursing...

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Caring is sharing. Feel free to pass this along to your senior loved ones. When you first bought your home, you were likely considering if it had enough bedrooms and...

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Senior Living Fact Versus Fiction

Thankfully, perceptions of aging are evolving today. We no longer picture those over 55 as frail, set in their ways, and content with simply watching TV from their rocking chairs....

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How to Help Your Senior Parent Cope with Aging Fears

Growing up we looked to our parents for reassurance when we were scared. Most of us could never imagine them fearful of anything or at the very least they always...

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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

UPDATED: September 18th, 2020 We have not had any residents test positive for COVID-19. We are now able to accommodate scheduled family visits with residents, offer virtual and on-site tours,...

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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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