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Maintaining Independence While in Assisted Living

Maintaining Independence While in Assisted Living At Melrose Meadows, our top priority is caring for our residents while helping them maintain as much independence as possible. That’s why we believe in self-directed care that allows our residents to get the care they need without having unnecessary assistance imposed on them.     Below are the […]

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Knowing Your Options: Assisted Living vs. Home Care

Knowing Your Options: Assisted Living vs. Home Care     When a loved one needs additional assistance, it’s important to consider all of the options to find the best choice for your family. As you discuss options with your loved ones, they may insist on wanting to stay at home. However, before making the decision […]

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Independent Living Amenities: What to Expect from Your New Home

Today, seniors have so many options to choose from as they start thinking about retirement plans. As you start making your decision, it’s important to consider all of the pros and cons of the options you’re considering.   Independent living communities differ from other retirement options because they focus on preserving the independence of the […]

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How to Pay for Assisted Living

As you begin the next stage of your life, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to pay for it all. Luckily, assisted living can be much more affordable than nursing homes or long-term home care. If you or your loved one doesn’t need close medical supervision, assisted living could be the perfect fit. Although Medicare […]

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Why Assisted Living Rocks

  Let’s face it: there’s a stigma associated with Assisted Living. People confuse it with skilled nursing or end-of-life care. There’s this perception that Assisted Living means you can’t do anything for yourself, that you’re going to be locked away in a tiny shared room and forgotten about.   We at Melrose want to shatter […]

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Assisted Living Amenities: What to Expect When You Move In

  Today’s seniors have so many more options for retirement living than their parents did. As you start thinking about retirement plans, it may seem difficult to decipher which retirement community is the best fit, but it’s important to consider the pros and cons of each lifestyle. We recently reviewed the benefits of independent living […]

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4 Benefits of Independent Living

When the time comes to retire, we all want the same thing: “Finally, time to relax.” When deciding where to retire, you should consider all of your options and which will best support the lifestyle you expect. Luckily, if you’re looking for a laid back, resort-style lifestyle, independent living may be your best bet. Below […]

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Seniors: Get a (Social) Life

As we get older, it’s easy to focus on the physical. Many days revolve around doctor visits, medication times and the way our body is feeling. Emphasis is placed on physical capability and staying as physically active as possible – but studies show that social activity can be just as important for the overall health. […]

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Is Independent Senior Living Right For You?

Is Independent Senior Living Right for You? As you get older, you might start thinking about relocating in order to simplify your lifestyle, and rid yourself of chores that have become more difficult over time. Independent senior living communities are a great way to make your life more manageable so you can fully enjoy everyday […]

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How to Talk to Parents about Assisted Living

When the time comes to talk to your parents about options for senior living, it can be tough to figure out how to introduce the topic. Of course you only want the best for your parent, but this conversation can provoke a lot of emotion, especially if your parent is concerned with losing their independence. […]

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