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Great Clothing Choices When You Move to Assisted Living

Moving out of your home and into assisted living can feel like you are losing out on a lot of things. Fortunately, many assisted living facilities offer a lot of fun activities, community, and even services like hair stylists, food, and more. When you live in this type of community,…

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3 Reasonable Alternatives to Nursing Homes for Your Aging Loved One

At a certain age, many senior citizens (those over the age of 65) can no longer properly care for themselves in their own homes. For this reason, many people choose to put their aging loved ones in a nursing home. Nursing homes are facilities that offer round-the-clock care for the…

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Five Things to Remember When You’re Helping an Elder Enter a Senior Living Facility

When you are helping a loved one enter a senior living facility, there are plenty of moving parts. With so many things to remember, it’s necessary to keep track of all the steps. Your loved one will need certain things. They may be reluctant to go into a senior living…

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Moving to Assisted Living: Factors to Consider

Assisted living facilities provide care for seniors who need help with their basic living tasks, with structured help in an environment that is conducive to senior living. These communities help families and caregivers who are no longer able to provide the level of care that is required for their loved…

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How Much Does Assisted Living Cost? The Ultimate Guide

Did you know that almost 1 million people are living in residential care communities? If you or a loved one has been considering assisted living, you likely want to know whether or not you can afford it. So exactly how much does assisted living cost? Sadly, there’s no easy answer to this…

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Here’s What to Look for in a Senior Care Facility

We all hope to grow old gracefully. But time and age care nothing about grace, or about our sensibilities and hopes. There are a few things you can do to increase the chances of a positive aging experience. But at the end of the day, the outcome is out of…

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Four Strategies for Evaluating Senior Living Facilities

Senior living is one of the fastest-growing segments of commercial real estate, and the upward trend is predicted to continue for decades.  If you’re looking for senior housing for yourself or a loved one, this means you have a surplus of options. This brings good news and bad news. On…

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Tips for Choosing an Assisted Living Community

It is estimated that around 1 million Americans aged 65 years or older live in assisted living homes. While this is a common option for many families, this decision doesn’t come easily for all families. Moving your loved ones to an assisted living home is a challenge. In addition, determining…

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Tips for Choosing a Living Arrangement for a Senior

Choosing a living arrangement for your elderly loved one can be a daunting experience, especially since there are many options to choose from. The most common housing arrangements available include: Aging at home In-home care Moving in with another family member Independent living communities Assisted living communities Care homes/Nursing facilities…

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Compassionate Care for Aging Parents

Your parents may reach a point in life where one needs a greater degree of care than the other. In this instance, you may need to help them reevaluate their living situation, potentially relocating them to a smaller more manageable home, or even a retirement community or assisted living facility….

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