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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!

The Sandwich Generation: Can Families Afford both Senior Living & College?

Can you pay for college and a nursing home? This is a question that is on the minds of many in what is known as the sandwich generation. This means that they are acting as a caregiver for aging parents while also caring for and/or supporting their own children. When…

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3 Books for the Caregivers’ Journey

Being a caregiver for your loved one has numerous ups and downs. When my family and I became caregivers we often relished in times of fulfillment, and high levels of stress or confusion. During our downtime we often took solace in reading books on caregiving. Here are three books that…

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3 Signs That It May be Time for Your Loved One to Consider Senior Living

In many cases the last thing that your parent or loved one wants to think about, is moving out of his or her home. But as your loved ones’ age, moving into a senior living community may become a better alternative. Countless seniors live in 55+ or 62+ communities and…

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Senior Living Article Links: Tips on Planning for Long- Term Care and Caregiving

3 Must Ask Questions When Considering a Life Plan Community Home Health Care Continues to be a More Affordable Option for Seniors and Others Tips for Fall-Proofing Your Home  

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Caregiver Article Links: Tips on Communication, Nursing Homes, Senior Safety and Hospice

7 Tips to Effective Communication for Caregiving Families Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors and Their Caregivers Things to Consider When Selecting a Nursing Home Why People Need to Consider Hospice  

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New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Glossary

If you’re anything like me, one of the most frustrating things about entering the world of senior living & housing has to be the terminology. It can often be a daunting task to find the care services or housing you or your loved one needs, if you are unsure of…

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What do you do while you are waiting?

Many people are waiting for a parent or spouse who is on a Memory Care community wait-list to get the call that there is finally an available space. These days, more often than not, Memory Care does have a wait-list at most communities. As people live longer, demand is increasing. One great…

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3 Ways To Make Your Senior’s Day

It’s often hard to find new ways to make your senior loved one feel special, especially if they are in a senior living facility. I suggest you try one or all of the ideas below to make your loved one feel special. Three R Photo Collage– I recently was at…

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Nursing home(s) for short term stays possibly avoidable if a ‘Swing Bed’ is available at your hospital

You’ve just logged three, consecutive days of acute care in your hometown, rural hospital. Fortunately, ‘Medicare Part A’, will be picking up a good portion of that huge medical bill Still, you’re thinking about the next step: perhaps a short recoup time in a Skilled Nursing Facility(SNF). The difficulty for you is…

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A Youthful Brain at Any Age

When people think about staying fit they generally think about their physical appearance. But our brain health plays a significant role in everything we do. More research is showing that there is a lot that can be done to maintain brain health and prevent cognitive decline. There is even some…

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