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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!

Respite Care, Post-Acute Care, Long-Distance Caregiving, Misleasing Info, Art Therapy, and Scams

Respite Care: 8 Frequently Asked Questions Is It Really Better to Get Post-Acute Care at Home? Long Distance Caregiving: Assessing Needs Misleading Information for Consumers Art therapy sessions help seniors relax, relieve stress Senior’s weakness for scams may be warning sign of dementia

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A Guide to Elder Abuse Prevention

Elder abuse is a reality for 1 in 10 American seniors. Researchers estimate that people only report 1 in 14 cases. Family, friends, and caregivers are all possible perpetrators of elderly abuse towards seniors living at home. While not a new occurrence, researchers expect elder abuse reporting to increase along with...

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Building a Care Team, LGBTQ Friendly Retirement, Gerontology & Money in Retirement

Building Your Care Team Top 20 Cities for LGBTQ-Friendly Retirement in 2019 What is Gerontology and Geriatrics? How to Save (and Earn!) Money During Retirement

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4 Ways to Save Money on Durable Medical Equipment

by: James Fleming The ever-growing cost of healthcare is rarely more prevalent than in the price tag associated with home medical equipment. If you are in need and looking to save money, don’t miss this quick guide: What is Durable Medical Equipment? Often referred to by its acronym, DME, durable...

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Caregiving & Reducing The Stress of a Move

How to Prevent Caregiver Stress 7 Essential Do’s and Don’ts for People Caring for Caregivers Resources to Reduce the Stress of Moving to a CCRC Alzheimer’s Daily Care Plan

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The Pro’s and Con’s of Pet Ownership for Seniors In Their Homes

Pets play important roles in many senior’s lives The pro’s and con’s of pet ownership for seniors are important when considering a new dog or cat to join the household because each family and pet is different in many ways. A good fit makes for a good outcome, a happy...

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Reminiscing, End-of-Life Wishes, Financial Confidence, & Medication Management

Linking the Past to the Present – The Benefits of Reminiscing Why your end-of-life wishes may not be honored How Financial Confidence Impacts Your CCRC Decision Process Medication Management: Preventing Future Health Problems

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Mobile Dentistry Benefits for an Aging Community

by: Dr. Greg Grillo (dentably.com) A mobile dentist is a dentist who provides access to in-home dental care to someone who may otherwise not be able to visit a dental office. A dentist may have a mobile dental clinic of their own or it may be a service offered at...

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The New Normal, Saying Goodbye, & the Elderly Mobility Scale

The New Normal Versus A New Beginning Saying Goodbye: How a CCRC Helps Residents Grieving the Loss of a Spouse Elderly Mobility Scale: What Is It and How Is It Used?

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5 Ways for Caregivers to Avoid Guilt

by: Nicole Hanna, Executive Director, Vineyard Henderson Bio: With over 20 years of leadership experience with an expansive skill set in dementia education, training and support, long-term care, nursing, senior fitness and rehabilitation, Nicole brings expertise in operational efficiencies and leadership development, while prioritizing the quality care and happiness of...

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