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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!

Thursday Article Links: Tips on Home Care, The Sandwich Generation & Caregiving

Understanding Memory Loss & Memory Care Communities Top 10+1 Reasons Everyone Needs a Comprehensive Power of Attorney Tips for Balancing Time & Finances for the Sandwich Generation How to Make Tough Decisions as a Caregiver

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The Sandwich Generation: Can Families Afford both Senior Living & College?

Can you pay for college and a nursing home? This is a question that is on the minds of many in what is known as the sandwich generation. This means that they are acting as a caregiver for aging parents while also caring for and/or supporting their own children. When…

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Thursday Article Links: Tips on Home Care, the Sandwich Generation & Sibling Conflict

Budget Tips for the Sandwich Generation Is your senior loved one safe at home? When Should You Switch from Companion Care to Overnight Care?    

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3 Books for the Caregivers’ Journey

Being a caregiver for your loved one has numerous ups and downs. When my family and I became caregivers we often relished in times of fulfillment, and high levels of stress or confusion. During our downtime we often took solace in reading books on caregiving. Here are three books that…

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Caregiver Article Links: Tips on Home Care & Long Term Care

Adjusting to 24-Hour Home Care: What Families & Seniors Need To Know Living a Long Life 5 Ways Home Care Aides Improve Safety Features You Should Look for When Searching for Assisted Living Facility What are the Odds of Needing Assisted Living? Seven Stress-Busting Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

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Thursday Article Links: Tips on Summer Traveling & Home Care Options

How to Travel With a Loved One Who Uses a Wheelchair Tips for Moving an Older Loved One Long Distances When Mom Refuses Help From Anyone But You 3 Signs Mom Might Be Ready to Discuss Home Care Options The Future of Long Term Care and How to Finance It

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Thursday Article Links: Tips on Respite Care, Caregiver Stress & Home Care

Are You a Family Caregiver Who Needs a Break?  How C an a Care Manager Help with Caregiving? Retirement and Considering the Cost of Home Care Stepping Back from Being a Caregiver Can Help You Relieve Some Stress Keeping In Contact With Loved Ones Who Live Far Away 

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6 Apps That Can Help Seniors Stay in The Loop

Many people have an image of seniors sitting in an arts and crafts room making popsicle stick bird houses, which is fine if you enjoy that type of living, but seniors can live vibrant lives, enjoying all the things they were too busy to do before they retired! The following…

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Senior Living Article Links: Tips on Planning for Long- Term Care and Caregiving

3 Must Ask Questions When Considering a Life Plan Community When Family Members Disagree About Elder Care Home Health Care Continues to be a More Affordable Option for Seniors and Others Planning for Long-Term Care Tips for Fall-Proofing Your Home  

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What You Should Know When Hiring a Caregiver

When your loved one can no longer live at home independently, where do you turn? Most people would enjoy receiving care assistance in the comfort of their own home, but for many, these questions can be a challenge to answer. In San Diego, families face these decisions every-day, and it’s…

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