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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!

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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Senior Travel, Independent Living, and Summer Caregiving

How Does Aging Affect Traveling Ability? What Does “Independent Living” Mean in the Senior Living World? The Summer I Took Care of Grandpa Golden

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Signs of Alzheimer’s, Lifelong Learning, Help at Home & Living with Purpose

Trouble with Simple Financial Tasks May be Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Senior Year: Blending Senior Living with Lifelong Learning Help For The Elderly Living At Home: More Support Needed Living with Purpose during Retirement

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ADLs/ IADLs: What Are They, How do You Measure Them, & Why Might Storytelling Help Those Who are ADL-Deficient?

ADL is a popular acronym for “Activities of Daily Living.” This term refers to two specific skill sets generally learned over the course of one’s life, but which may again desert the learner in old age or following a trauma such as a stroke. What are ADLs/ IADLs? Two mnemonic...

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Memorial Day Travel Tips, Sharing Economy, Help Running Errands & Comparing CCRCs

9 Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips for Families Impacted by Dementia The sharing economy is coming for your retirement FAQ: Can Caregivers Run Errands For Elderly Adults? Why Is Comparing CCRCs So Difficult?

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A Strategic Mix of Advertising, Active Aging, The Most Desireable Community, Accountability, & Caregiver Benefits

Three Simple Steps to a Strategic Mix of Traditional & Digital Advertising Active Aging Takes on New Meaning, Grabs Global Attention as the World’s Population Jumps in Age Survey: Combination independent living / assisted living communities most desirable type of senior housing property Holding Team Members Accountable and Being Nice!...

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Living Peacefully, Helping to prevent Alzheimer’s, Comparing Senior Communities, Recoering After Surgery, Active Aging, and Finding Your Tribe

My Golden Years: Allowing loved ones to live peacefully Senior Life: How the Internet can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease Comparing Rental Retirement Communities and Life Plan Communities No One To Help After Surgery: Recovery At Home Active Aging Takes on New Meaning, Grabs Global Attention as the World’s Population Jumps...

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