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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 Importance of a Caregiver Contract

An essential yet often overlooked family matter is the preparation for elderly care. As the seniors in our families advance in age, daily life can become a struggle, especially when medical conditions arise. Caregiving can be a source of burnout for many families, notably when members are busy with their…

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The Value and Benefits of Professional Elder Care Management

Elder care management is the professional support, planning, and coordination of seniors’ lives. In some cases, it also refers to the lives of younger, disabled individuals. Elder care management involves providing mental, emotional, and physical support. This ensures seniors’ needs are met organically, and without frustration. For many elderly people,…

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How To Handle the Stress of Being a Long-Term Caregiver

The rewards of helping someone every day are endless—so much so that you might forget about your own health and well-being. Explore how to handle the stress of being a long-term caregiver for advice on caring for yourself. Recognize the Signs of Stress Caregivers can sometimes become so consumed with…

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How Seniors Can Deal with Anxiety

Whether you are giving care to an elderly person or you yourself are in your golden years, it is never easy for seniors to have anxiety. And closures because of the pandemic are not helping. The good news is that there are several things you can do for yourself or…

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The Ultimate Guide for Finding the Perfect Apartment as a Senior Renter

It used to be the norm to want to reach your golden years in your own home, the one you bought with your hard-earned money. But times are changing — and so are preferences. Now, studies show that more seniors are deciding to downsize and give renting a chance due…

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What to Know About Being a Caregiver for Your Parent

For many families, making use of nursing facilities or hired in-home caregivers simply isn’t an affordable option. If your parent has already suffered from one or more medical problems, you may be wondering what you can do to help. Adults in this position may need to step in and personally…

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Are Old Tunes Best for an Old Soul?

Music therapy isn’t always the first form of therapy you think of when it comes to senior care, but playing and listening to music has been proven to keep the mind young. When you hear some of the best road trip songs from the 1950s or a song your mother…

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How to Protect Your Keepsakes from a Flood

Often, the most precious items that we own are also the most irreplaceable. Valuable keepsakes help us remember the important memories in our lives, whether they’re vintage photos or priceless antiques that relatives passed down through generations. In an instant, however, a natural disaster—such as a flood—can wash them away…

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How to Design Safe Bathrooms for the Elderly

Most of us love large, luxurious bathrooms. But bathrooms for elders need special design features and a number of helpful components. The wrong tiling, lighting or sanitary fixtures can result in major inconveniences and dangerous mishaps. The last thing any elder needs is a fall in their old, vulnerable age….

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The Best Cities in the US for Retirement

Every aspect of planning for retirement is difficult. From financial planning to estate planning, there are many things to consider. One of the things that many soon-to-be retirees struggle with is where they should move when they retire. Of course, some retirees are happy to stay put where they are…

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