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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!

Well…Isn’t This Most Uncomfortable

This might be uncomfortable for some of you to read…it certainly was uncomfortable for me to experience. As the son of a mother with Alzheimer Disease (and her primary caregiver) you eventually end up doing things for which you could never have dreamed. I’m not a doctor / nurse or...

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The Final Curtain

by: David Moore Not quite the last laugh…but Despite finally losing her 13 year struggle with Alzheimer Disease…my mother found a way to make a grandiose exit. Pretty remarkable for someone who (like most A.D. victims) was nearing that final six week to six month stretch when they have trouble...

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Making New Friends, CCRC’s Healthcare, Aging in Place & Caregiver Friendly Award Winners

It is important for seniors to make new friends How to Know If a CCRC’s Healthcare Center Will Meet Expectations How to prepare for aging in place Today’s Caregiver Friendly Award Winners

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5 Things To Consider When Choosing a Care Taker For Your Loved One

by: Ben Philip A few years back, people would inherit the cultural tradition of taking care of their loved ones when they would grow old even if they had to leave their jobs and education. Now times have changed, and the dynamics of caretaking have been transferred in the corporate...

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The Best Medical Alerts, Self-care for the Caregiver, CCRC Cost vs Value, Sleep Changes and Help with Caregiving

Best Medical Alert Systems Of 2019 Self-care for the Caregiver One CCRC Resident’s Experience with Cost vs. Value Everything You Need To Know About How Sleep Changes When You Age Finding Money, Resources & Programs that Can Help with Caregiving

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White Lies, The Value of Community, Consider a Community Sooner, & Social Isolation

Loving White Lies The Value of Community at a CCRC Many residents never even considered moving to retirement community Social Isolation: Overcoming This Health Crisis

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Tips for Caregivers Who Want To Be the Best They Can Be

If you are a caregiver or planning to be a caregiver in the near future, you should know that one of the most critical things you can do is make a conscious effort to stay productive. Continually work on yourself and don’t fall into a slump or routine that may...

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How to Decrease Your Alzheimer’s Risk, Long-Distance Caregiving, What Home Care Needs From You, Considerations When Looking For a Senior Community

Doing these five things could decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s by 60 percent, new study says The Challenge of Long-Distance Caregiving Top Ten Things Home Care Professionals Need from Family Caregivers Questions to Ask and Things to Consider When Looking For a Senior Living Community

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Why Self Care for Caregivers Is So Important

Caregiving can take a toll on you, both mentally and physically. It is all too common to lose sight of yourself while spending most of your time dedicated to your patients. Although this will bring an immeasurable amount of joy into your life, it can simultaneously begin to have subtle...

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Emotions of New Residents, Summer Travel, Dementia Tips, & Building a Care Team

The Array of Emotions Felt by New Residents Summer Travel Plans for Caregivers Living with Dementia – 51 Tips to Help You With Daily Living More Than Just a Caregiver – The Importance of a Full Care Team in Senior Care

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