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We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

5 Reasons Why Creative Writing Is a Great Activity For Dementia Patients

Let’s admit it: just like most people, you probably think of creative writing as an activity for young budding writers or students who have to do it to get higher grades. However, creative writing is proven to be a great activity even for elderly people who suffer from dementia. In…

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The Best Hospice Care for Your Parents: Home Away From Home

The idea that death is the only thing 100% promised to us in life makes living every day to its fullest more encouraging. So by the time you reach old age and cannot move around as actively as you used to, you would have hopefully lived a full life because…

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Three Ways You Can Budget for a Senior Living Community

If you decide that you want to spend retirement in a senior living community, or if you have medical problems that require care, finding the right place is only a part of the process. The next step involves having the money to live there. Depending on your wants or needs,…

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The 7 Best Cities in the U.S. for Seniors

Ever wondered if where you’re living is the best place for you to live? What if there was somewhere else that you could go?  Many of the older generations tend to live where they retired, but you don’t have to do that. There are so many great places for you…

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4 Things You Should Look For When Choosing Assisted Living

As the years go by and your parents grow older, they’ll undoubtedly have more needs on their plates. And though you may try your best to provide for them, you still fall short sometimes. After all, you have your responsibilities to take care of, so you might unknowingly neglect your…

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5 Insightful Sleep Tips for Older Adults

Getting adequate, quality sleep is critical for your overall health and well-being. This becomes even more critical as we age. Unfortunately, many senior adults experience changes and troubles with their sleeping patterns, and this affects their health in different ways. Some resort to taking drugs to overcome insomnia and related…

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3 Productive Things to Do in Retirement

Just like any other period in your life, retirement can present you with lots of emotionally rewarding experiences and beautiful moments. You just need to figure out how to get the most out of it. Now that you’ve devoted so much of your life to your work and child-rearing, you…

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Dental Care and Its Importance for Seniors

Dental health is critical regardless of your age, and this includes people who fall into the category of senior citizens. As we get older, keeping up with oral hygiene can become a bit more challenging due to conditions like arthritis making flossing and brushing difficult, as well as a variety…

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Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

It’s a day everyone knew was coming but nobody is ever ready for: taking care of aging relatives. On top of that—and depending on the direction life takes you—time and distance may add another challenge to looking after them. So, how do you look after a loved one who lives…

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Home is Where the Heart Is: 6 Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors

Caring for an aging loved one requires making tough decisions, resulting in many sending seniors to live in an assisted living or nursing facility. But rather than placing your senior in the care of strangers, consider the benefits of aging in place. Roughly 90 percent of aging adults prefer to…

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