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Senior Living Facilities: 7 Benefits of Using Nursing Homes

Currently, only 4.5% of older Americans live in a nursing home. While people understandably want to maintain their independence, families should encourage their loved ones to rethink the decision to live alone. Though older adults may feel more in control, living at home comes with disadvantages and poses a set…

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The Age-Old Question: Assisted Living or Aging in Place?

Once the nest has become empty and life at work fades to a distant memory, retired people still have to answer the question regarding what they’re going to do with the rest of their lives. However, that question is a bit different for the rest of their family – who…

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4 Ways Seniors Can Remain Active During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the routines of almost everyone. It’s been especially difficult for seniors who are at a higher risk of suffering complications from the virus. Even with the restrictions easing, it is important to keep them safe during this dangerous time. Seniors also need to stay mentally…

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Importance of Background Screening for Hiring Nursing Home Staff

A residential nursing home is one of the most sensitive facilities that offer care to people with disabilities or the elderly. Staff members working in such facilities must be trained professionals to handle people with special needs. Besides professional qualifications, such individuals need to be people of integrity, trust, and…

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Bringing the Whole Family Together: What to Consider Before Combining into a Multi-Generational Home

It’s no secret that family is important. In fact, it’s one of the building blocks of society. Your family provides a sense of security and unconditional love. It’s also the foundation of who you are as a person. But as much as you love your family, moving back to your…

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The Complete Funeral Planning Checklist to Make Sure Everything Goes According to Schedule

The average funeral cost starts at $8,000 and can run as high as $10,000. Funerals cost a great deal of money and should therefore be planned with care. But in a time full of grief and other heavy emotions, funeral planning can be a difficult task. Besides the support of…

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10 Things to Do Today to Improve Back Health

Ow—my back! If this is a thought that’s been interrupting your daily routine lately, you should know there are easy ways to help. Your back may be a bigger part of your life than you realize. It rests on your mattress at night, helps you lift objects, and is affected by…

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5 Ways to Care for Yourself When You Are the Caregiver

When you hear the word caregiver, the first thing that comes to your mind is taking care of others. It can be your old grannies, your sick spouse, or your disabled child. These people cannot do even the slightest things for themselves, and you have to be there full time…

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How to Relieve Sore Feet: Seniors Guide to Comfort

Did you know that nearly 77% of US adults reported some kind of foot pain and problems, as discovered by a 2014 study? Most of these people ignore the pain, but wish they could get rid of it so they can live more active lifestyles. The foot pain issue is…

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4 Services That Help Seniors Aging in Place

While an assisted living facility provides everything a senior needs on demand, you may prefer to age in place in your own home. This allows you to retain old routines and freedoms much longer than others do. If you make this decision, you’ll need supportive services to assist with tasks…

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