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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!

Financing Options to Pay for Senior Living

Seven out of every 10 seniors will need to enter a long-term care facility at some point in their life.  As the percentage of population over 65 grows, the number of senior living facilities offering varying levels of assistance is also on the rise.   On average, assisted living facilities charge…

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How to Prepare for a Move to an Independent Living Community

There may come a point in your life when you want to (or have to) move to an independent living community. This is a big decision, so you don’t want to rush it. Take your time, compare your options, and only make a choice when you’re 100 percent confident in…

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3 Reasonable Alternatives to Nursing Homes for Your Aging Loved One

At a certain age, many senior citizens (those over the age of 65) can no longer properly care for themselves in their own homes. For this reason, many people choose to put their aging loved ones in a nursing home. Nursing homes are facilities that offer round-the-clock care for the…

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5 Supplements Seniors Should Add to Their Regimen

As we age, the need to add different things to our diets and lifestyle increases to make sure we’re looking and feeling our best. Of course, before you start any new supplement, you want to check with your general practitioner to make sure it gets the green light. Still, all…

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Things to Consider When Caring for Aging Parents

Helping a loved one such as a parent as they age can be emotionally draining. Many aspects of your parent’s life will require your time and attention. Developing coping mechanisms, being flexible, and maintaining a sense of humor can help you and your parent navigate this time. Here are a few things…

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Tips for Seniors Going Through a Personal Injury Lawsuit

The elderly are especially at risk of getting severely wounded after a bad personal injury because they tend to have more frail bones. When you are dealing with a personal injury case, you should let your family members know so that they can support you through your crisis. Another person…

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How to Introduce Technology to the Senior Community

With a boom in technology, baby boomers and generations before them are unfamiliar with technology and the various devices we use day-to-day. There are multiple gadgets on the market geared toward the retirement community, whether for communication, entertainment, or helpful aids for everyday activities. Learning how to introduce technology to…

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Nutrition for Older Adults: What You Eat Matters

You may think that eating well is just about losing weight, but following a nutritious diet has many other benefits. As you age, your diet becomes your first line of defense against disease. Studies show that people who eat more fruits and vegetables have lower rates of cancer and heart…

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Five Things to Remember When You’re Helping an Elder Enter a Senior Living Facility

When you are helping a loved one enter a senior living facility, there are plenty of moving parts. With so many things to remember, it’s necessary to keep track of all the steps. Your loved one will need certain things. They may be reluctant to go into a senior living…

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Moving to Assisted Living: Factors to Consider

Assisted living facilities provide care for seniors who need help with their basic living tasks, with structured help in an environment that is conducive to senior living. These communities help families and caregivers who are no longer able to provide the level of care that is required for their loved…

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