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!

Thursday Article Links: Tips on Parenting your Parents, Retirement and Assisted Living

What is Assisted Living? 8 Financial Thoughts on Retirement Safety Tips for Seniors Living Alone Why Is My Mother With Dementia So Difficult?    

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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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Home Care: A Benefit for the Senior in Your Life

As baby boomers enter their retirement years, the need for senior care has started to expand. This is especially true for home care and home health care, as approximately 12 million people in the U.S. require some form of these home based care services. The term Home care is used to…

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What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

For the average person it is often difficult to distinguish one retirement community from another. Almost all retirement communities cater to those who are still able to live fully or mostly independently. However, the differences become more evident beyond that point because many communities are not able to provide services…

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What is a Reverse Mortgage?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 10,000 Americans are turning 65 years old every day. And further, more than 50% of U.S. seniors have the majority of their net worth tied up in home equity. Based on this, you may be curious about the best way to access…

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Understanding Respite Care and Its Many Benefits

Respite care is care provided to senior citizens by close family friends or professional caregivers. However, this type of care is temporary, not permanent. The aim is to give the primary caregiver time off to take a break, rest, run personal errands, and attend to personal matters. This is necessary because…

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Virtual Villages Helping Senior Age in Place and Make Friends

Like many 55 years and older citizens they want to stay in their home as they age. As I have been working in the Senior industry for many years, reading about new ideas where individuals or couples can live in their home but have services provided to them when needed…

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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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What Exactly is In Home Care?

  Alison Johnston, is a Denver based writer who enjoys writing about overall health and mental wellness. What is in home care? In home care provides assistance to allow the client to stay in their homes, instead of staying in a hospital, nursing home, or a rehabilitation facility. In home…

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Senior care and the need for a private-pay, or hospital advocate

  Senior care, particularly for a loved one in the hospital, can be times of high stress on many fronts. Most often, the hospital stay can begin fairly smoothly. You’re happy with the staff, and are even more at ease because you were able to catch the doctor on his rounds…

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