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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!

The Best Ways to Avoid Getting Sick this Winter

Winter comes with a lot of baggage, which includes potentially getting sick. However, due to so many work and holiday obligations, getting sick this time of year can cause some massive headaches. To remain healthy, try some of these ways to avoid getting sick in the winter. Use a Humidifier…

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Ways Caring for Your Aging Parent Can Impact Your Children (And What to Do About it)

Most adults understand that becoming a caretaker to their aging parents is something that should be considered with care. There’s a lot of content out there for adults caring for their parents that explain the physical, emotional, and financial strain this could have on them. Yet, what isn’t covered is…

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Caring for an Aging Parent with a Chronic Illness

Being a caregiver to an aging parent already presents a lot of emotional, physical, and financially challenges on an adult child. So, when you add to the mix a chronic illness, one can only imagine the amount of strain this puts on the entire family. While it may feel like…

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Guide to Caring for Elderly Parents at Home

It’s tough to watch your parents get older. They may experience health issues or need more help performing day-to-day tasks. One way to ensure your parents get the care they need is to have them move in with you. These simple tips on caring for elderly parents at home will…

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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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