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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!

Special Days for Seniors – Best Gifts for Seniors In A Care Facility

A well thought-out gift goes far to brighten the day of a senior care home resident.  Facility restrictions or a lack of personal space can make shopping tough, but there are some items that will delight and still be practical in a care home setting. When buying gifts for seniors,…

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The Care Plan Conference: Making Your Voice Heard

Most caregivers with a loved one residing in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) will be asked to participate in a “care plan conference,” or a “quarterly care conference” at one time or another. Family members frequently attend these meetings at the request of the assisted living or skilled nursing facilities…

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Diabetes Care in Assisted Living

Moving into an assisted living facility can be great.  It provides seniors with a community where they can come and go as they please while getting their needs taken care of. Food is prepared for them at each meal, aides are available to help, and even nurses are on hand to assist…

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4 Ways Caregivers Can Improve Communication Between a Client and Their Distant Loved Ones

by: Brent Scott If you’re a caregiver, you see first-hand how powerful family interaction and support is on a client’s health and mental wellbeing. It’s been said that communication is key, and as we have shared in the past, effectively speaking to your senior client is the best way to…

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Weekly Senior Living & Caregiver Links – 7/19/2018

Evaluate the Financial Viability of a CCRC With This Free Guide Health Is Directly Connected to Home ‘Clandestine’ facilities can pose risks for residents Activities can provide meaningful benefits and reduce stress for those with Alzheimer’s 2018 Caregiver Friendly Awards

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Weekly Links – 7/12/18

Preventing Falls and Fear Family Caregivers Exchange Tips, Share Stories To Ease Alzheimer’s Losses 4 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care Services Managing multiple medications can be a full time job

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Thursday Article Links: May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Making Nursing Home Visits Meaningful Measuring Stroke Severity and Recovery Time 4 Ways CCRCs Help Seniors Stay Healthy 3 Signs It’s Time to Talk to Mom About Safety Concerns You Have Supporting Family Caregivers After a Loved One’s Stroke

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Weekly Links – 6/14/18 Including Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Number-Crunching: A Look at Differing CCRC Pricing Sheets What Party Planning Can Teach Us About Caregiving When is it Time for Assisted Living? Father’s Day Gifts for Older Dads

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3 Links for the Week

Preventing Falls: 5 Ways to Spot Mobility Issues in Seniors Amy Aquino is Getting Her Hands Purple (Again!) for The Longest Day Surviving Caregiving with Dignity, Love and Kindness

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Weekly Links 5/17/18

Living Apart Together: A New Option for Older Adults Mind the Gap: Seniors with Nowhere to Turn for Support Summer Travel Plans for Caregivers The Important Role of Faith Community Nursing Is It Time to Move? 5 Questions to Ask Long-Distance Caregiving Confusion and Anxiety in the Elderly at Night…

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