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New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Blog

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!

Concerns & Advice Part Two: Memory Care & The Circle of Life

Welcome back to the Concerns & Advice series. Last week we featured a blog on a member of the New LifeStyles family, who is dealing with the effect of dementia and Alzheimers on their parents. In this weeks post we are featuring advice to help others who may be in the…

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Caregiver Article Links: Tips on Communication, Nursing Homes, Senior Safety and Hospice

7 Tips to Effective Communication for Caregiving Families Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors and Their Caregivers Guilt is a Powerful Force, but You Can Improve Safety at Home for a Senior Loved One Now Things to Consider When Selecting a Nursing Home Why People Need to Consider Hospice  

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New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Glossary

If you’re anything like me, one of the most frustrating things about entering the world of senior living & housing has to be the terminology. It can often be a daunting task to find the care services or housing you or your loved one needs, if you are unsure of…

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Home Care: A Benefit for the Senior in Your Life

As baby boomers enter their retirement years, the need for senior care has started to expand. This is especially true for home care and home health care, as approximately 12 million people in the U.S. require some form of these home based care services. The term Home care is used to…

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Improve Memory in a Few Easy Steps

  Alison Johnston, is a Denver based writer who enjoys writing about overall health and mental wellness. Everyone’s memory needs an occasional boost. But for people living with dementia, knowing how to improve memory recall can make profound differences in their lives and the lives of their families. Spending time…

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What Exactly is In Home Care?

  Alison Johnston, is a Denver based writer who enjoys writing about overall health and mental wellness. What is in home care? In home care provides assistance to allow the client to stay in their homes, instead of staying in a hospital, nursing home, or a rehabilitation facility. In home…

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A Caregiver for all Seasons…Doubtful: How do I know if I have the right caregiver?

Hiring the right caregiver is a challenging process. Whether you hire a home care company to provide your loved one with a caregiver or you hire the caregiver yourself….it’s doubtful that you will find that one perfect match.  Perhaps you do find that perfect caregiver but they will not work for the…

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Moving A Parent To An Assisted Living Facility: The Many Factors To Consider

No senior ever wants to feel like they’re being “put away,” as the old euphemism put it.  Nor does anyone want to feel the guilt of doing so. However, there may come a time when our regular weekend visit to Grandma’s or even live-in care staff cannot give your elderly…

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A Youthful Brain at Any Age

When people think about staying fit they generally think about their physical appearance. But our brain health plays a significant role in everything we do. More research is showing that there is a lot that can be done to maintain brain health and prevent cognitive decline. There is even some…

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How to Choose a Home Care Agency

Simply put, home care is health care delivered to you in your own home. A variety of home care services are available including nursing and therapy, as well as those who can assist with the most personal of needs such as helping with bathing, dressing, or preparation of meals. Home…

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