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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!

Improving the Senior Resident Experience

For many Seniors the transition into a Senior Living Community can be a scary and daunting endeavor.  Of course it is.  Most of these individuals have spent sometimes upwards of 40-50 years in the same house.  They spent years watching their grandchildren run and play in the same backyard that...

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Stay Active During Retirement While Still Having Fun

by: Jordan Fuller Why It’s Never Too Late to Pick Up Golf For many people, golf and retirement go hand in hand. The goal of retirement is to move to a sunny climate like Florida, Arizona, or in Austin CCRC, live on a golf course and play every single day....

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White Lies, The Value of Community, Consider a Community Sooner, & Social Isolation

Loving White Lies The Value of Community at a CCRC Many residents never even considered moving to retirement community Social Isolation: Overcoming This Health Crisis

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8 Strategies for Caregivers to Reduce Fatigue and Avoid the Burnout

by: Susan Ashby You have become a caregiver. It may be a temporary need for help, or it may be a permanent situation. As a family caregiver, you have chosen to take on the responsibility for another person, and that decision comes with many stresses—especially if the senior you are...

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How Pedometers Can Encourage Exercise in Your Senior Residents

Walking is one of the simplest and easiest ways to stay active, and with a low risk for injury, it’s a great option for seniors looking to improve their physical health. But how much should one walk to really see a significant difference in their health? While the number does...

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Caring for the Caregiver: 12 Tips for Families of Caregivers to Provide Support

by: Susan Ashby As parents age, they will begin to need more help to stay in their home and remain as independent as possible. If there are several adult children, they may all share in the caregiving in the beginning. Their parents may only need tasks completed like minor home...

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Benefits of Retirement Communities, Helping from Far Away, Building Resilience, & The Sibling Factor

Research Continues to Find Benefits of Retirement Communities Helping From Far Away How Dementia Caregivers Can Practice Building Resilience The Sibling Factor: 5 Dos and Don’ts For Caring For Aging Parents Together

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Marketing To Seniors: Is “Technology” A Bad Word?

We live in a digital world.  Gone are the days of door-to-door encyclopedia salesmen,  instant pictures that we had to wave in the air to dry, and penny candy.  Today, self-propelled robots vacuum the house and cars can drive themselves.  Many seniors and some not-so-seniors fondly remember the days when...

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Modifications for A More Accessible Kitchen

The kitchen is the star of your home. It’s where you play chef–dicing, slicing, and searing your way through three square meals a day. It’s also where your dearest friends and family come to share a meal together. Many fond moments (and delicious plates!) are created here, so you’ll want...

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Current Trends In Senior Living

Options for seniors seeking living facilities beyond retirement range in levels of care, from independent living and Over 55 apartments, to continuing care and hospice. Current trends are changing the way industry providers market to the senior community and their families.  In an article dated January 27, 2019, from Senior Housing...

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