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!

Key Things to Look for in a Retirement Community

If you’ve come to that time in your life when you think you need to sell up or move out of your current home and head to somewhere that provides you with more assistance, less work around the house, and more of a community, the choices can be daunting. Many…

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How to Prepare for a Move to an Independent Living Community

There may come a point in your life when you want to (or have to) move to an independent living community. This is a big decision, so you don’t want to rush it. Take your time, compare your options, and only make a choice when you’re 100 percent confident in…

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Five Things to Remember When You’re Helping an Elder Enter a Senior Living Facility

When you are helping a loved one enter a senior living facility, there are plenty of moving parts. With so many things to remember, it’s necessary to keep track of all the steps. Your loved one will need certain things. They may be reluctant to go into a senior living…

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Here’s What to Look for in a Senior Care Facility

We all hope to grow old gracefully. But time and age care nothing about grace, or about our sensibilities and hopes. There are a few things you can do to increase the chances of a positive aging experience. But at the end of the day, the outcome is out of…

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Four Strategies for Evaluating Senior Living Facilities

Senior living is one of the fastest-growing segments of commercial real estate, and the upward trend is predicted to continue for decades.  If you’re looking for senior housing for yourself or a loved one, this means you have a surplus of options. This brings good news and bad news. On…

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Tips for Choosing a Living Arrangement for a Senior

Choosing a living arrangement for your elderly loved one can be a daunting experience, especially since there are many options to choose from. The most common housing arrangements available include: Aging at home In-home care Moving in with another family member Independent living communities Assisted living communities Care homes/Nursing facilities…

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5 Benefits of Independent Living Communities for Seniors

So, you’ve reached that point in life where the kids are grown and your days of working (full time anyway) are behind you. You now have the freedom to choose where and how you want to live. If flexibility and peace of mind are important to you, consider moving to…

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Compassionate Care for Aging Parents

Your parents may reach a point in life where one needs a greater degree of care than the other. In this instance, you may need to help them reevaluate their living situation, potentially relocating them to a smaller more manageable home, or even a retirement community or assisted living facility….

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Which Is Best for Your Loved One? Senior Living or Home Care

It is a big decision when trying to choose between a senior living facility or home care for aging parents. However, there are a few factors which can make your decision much easier. Obviously, you want your parents to get the best care possible because they did that for you,…

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Amenities to Search for When Visiting Senior Living Facilities

Whether you’re searching for a senior living facility for yourself or someone you know, it’s an involved process that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Ultimately, the objective is to find a safe and decent living space that’s affordable, offers a variety of senior care services, and provides a healthy environment for…

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