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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!

An Alzheimer’s Guide, Your Image of Nursing Care & Assisted Living, Activities for People with Dementia & How to Solve Your Dilemma

A 2019 Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia   Improving the Image of Nursing Care & Assisted Living   Activities For People With Dementia   How Seniors Can Solve Common Aging-in-Community Dilemmas

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How to Avoid Long-Term Care Surprises by Planning Ahead

If you or a loved one needed a nursing home next week, would you know how to pay for it? Planning for long-term care is important. However, too many people fail to talk about it with their loved ones in advance and end up without a plan when the time...

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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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Tips for Caregivers Who Want To Be the Best They Can Be

If you are a caregiver or planning to be a caregiver in the near future, you should know that one of the most critical things you can do is make a conscious effort to stay productive. Continually work on yourself and don’t fall into a slump or routine that may...

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What Are Medicaid Waivers

by: Matthew Boyle As we age, our ability to perform day-to-day tasks weakens, in fact, some individuals require the help of an assisted living facility or caregiver in order to perform these daily functions. Unfortunately, the cost of assisted living, nursing homes, and caregivers can add up and in some...

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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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Streamlining the Sales Process, Reporters in the Newsroom, 2019 Woman of Distinction, Behavioral Health, Seniors Social Media Choice, & PDPM

How Technology Is Streamlining The Senior Living Sales Process Will the Real Reporter Please Stand Up? How Robots Could Become the New Face of the Newsroom Senior Living Women of Distinction 2019 Home Health Providers Often ‘Ill-Equipped’ to Tackle Behavioral Health Older adults alone in their top social media platform choice...

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The Care Plan Conference: Making Your Voice Heard

Most caregivers with a loved one residing in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) will be asked to participate in a “care plan conference,” or a “quarterly care conference” at one time or another. Family members frequently attend these meetings at the request of the assisted living or skilled nursing facilities...

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What People Look For When Choosing a Nursing Home

One of the hardest decisions we will ever face is choosing a long-term care facility for a loved one or ourselves. I will never forget the look on my mother’s face the day we left her at the local nursing home. It was a look of desperation, sadness, and betrayal....

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How to Avoid Long-Term Care Surprised by Planning Ahead

by: Jim Vogel If you or a loved one needed a nursing home next week, would you know how to pay for it? Planning for long-term care is important. However, too many people fail to talk about it with their loved ones in advance and end up without a plan when...

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