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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!

Help with Choosing a Memory Care Community and Dealing with Memory Loss

When you are considering a memory care community for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s, you must make sure that the care that’s provided meets the needs of your loved one. Someone who knows all about this is Katrina Parker. She is the Corporate Director of Marketing at The…

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6 Apps That Can Help Seniors Stay in The Loop

Many people have an image of seniors sitting in an arts and crafts room making popsicle stick bird houses, which is fine if you enjoy that type of living, but seniors can live vibrant lives, enjoying all the things they were too busy to do before they retired! The following…

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Senior Living Article Links: Tips on Planning for Long- Term Care and Caregiving

3 Must Ask Questions When Considering a Life Plan Community When Family Members Disagree About Elder Care Home Health Care Continues to be a More Affordable Option for Seniors and Others Planning for Long-Term Care Tips for Fall-Proofing Your Home  

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How I Want to Spend my Golden Years

Welcome back to the Concerns & Advice series. This week we are featuring a blog from a member of the New LifeStyles family, who describes what kind of living community environment she would want to live in during her golden years. Stay tuned for next weeks post, where we will feature advice and tips…

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New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Glossary

If you’re anything like me, one of the most frustrating things about entering the world of senior living & housing has to be the terminology. It can often be a daunting task to find the care services or housing you or your loved one needs, if you are unsure of…

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3 Ways To Make Your Senior’s Day

It’s often hard to find new ways to make your senior loved one feel special, especially if they are in a senior living facility. I suggest you try one or all of the ideas below to make your loved one feel special. Three R Photo Collage– I recently was at…

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Board and Care or Traditional Assisted Living?

In the search for Assisted Living, many people do not know that there are several options available to them. In addition to the standard Assisted Living Communities, there is also an increasing amount of Board and Care Homes that provide many of the same services. There are several differences between…

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Moving A Parent To An Assisted Living Facility: The Many Factors To Consider

No senior ever wants to feel like they’re being “put away,” as the old euphemism put it.  Nor does anyone want to feel the guilt of doing so. However, there may come a time when our regular weekend visit to Grandma’s or even live-in care staff cannot give your elderly…

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A Youthful Brain at Any Age

When people think about staying fit they generally think about their physical appearance. But our brain health plays a significant role in everything we do. More research is showing that there is a lot that can be done to maintain brain health and prevent cognitive decline. There is even some…

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Things to Think About When Choosing a Retirement or Assisted Living Community for a Person with Vision Loss

Below you’ll find a list of items that should be considered when choosing a retirement or assisted living community for someone experiencing vision loss. Accessibility of community in general: Is it easy and safe to get around? Do hallways intersect at odd angles? Are there large open spaces with few…

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