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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!

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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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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