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Top 10 Misconceptions About Assisted Living

As Marketing Coordinator for one of the top-rated retirement communities in the area, I meet a lot of people. I hear a lot of things. I surprise a lot of people. You see, when people reach out to me for information or a tour, most have a completely different picture in their mind. When I […]

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How to Choose the Right Type of Senior Living

What, exactly, is senior living? It’s a broad term that refers to a wide variety of housing and services, including independent living, assisted living and, yes, nursing homes. Unfortunately, many of the stigmas and stereotypes that surround senior living are related to nursing homes, but nursing home care is an entirely separate level of care […]

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Assisted Living and Independent Living Options for Couples

When you’re researching senior living communities, there’s plenty of information available about the process of finding a new home for yourself or a loved one, which is invaluable because moving to a senior living community is a major life change! But how do you find the right fit for a couple looking to move to […]

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5 Reasons You Should Move Before Winter Hits

    Moving is both a big decision and a big undertaking, but moving in the winter makes everything even more complicated due to slippery steps and soggy cardboard boxes. If you’re looking at senior living communities, it’s not ideal to move in the winter. But why should you decide to move right now, rather […]

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Don’t Forget Food: The Importance of Senior Nutrition

Eating habits and nutritional needs change as people grow older. Many start to take a handful of vitamins every morning. Slowing metabolism causes you to consume less food. Maybe you’re too tired to cook meals as often. But are these facts of life or symptoms of something more serious? Senior malnutrition is a significant problem, […]

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Should I Move to a Senior Living Community?

It’s not always about fixing things around the house, tending to the garden or keeping track of medication. Sure, maintaining your home and taking care of yourself can become more difficult as you age, but socializing can also become more challenging. If you’re looking for a few new friends or want to live around people […]

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Tips for Staying Social as You Age

  You’re never too old to make new friends. Seriously! Sure, it can get more difficult to form new social connections after retirement, and social circles can shrink down to a spouse or immediate family members. But while those relationships are absolutely important, you can’t rely on a small social circle to fulfill all of […]

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Adapting To Vision Loss Around The Home

  At first, it’s just reading glasses. Then, maybe some prescription lenses. But eventually, due to the aging process, even something like making a quick breakfast in the morning can become complicated. By the age of 65, one out of every three people experiences vision loss. When vision loss starts to occur, modifications to the […]

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Long-Distance Caregivers Aren’t Alone

Long-Distance Caregivers Aren’t Alone You might be a long-distance caregiver without realizing it. Long-distance caregiving is often a necessity because it’s not always possible to live in the same city as our loved ones. That doesn’t mean you care any less than someone who lives in the same city, of course, it simply means that […]

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Back To Better: Helping Seniors Recover From Physical Injury

Accidents happen to everyone, but as we get older, accidents become more and more dangerous. Falls are the leading cause of injuries in seniors, with hip fractures and life-threatening head injuries representing two of the most serious consequences. Even if you’re lucky enough to avoid injury following a fall, close calls are still scary and […]

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