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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!

This Weeks Senior Living and Caregiving Links

Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s My retirement, my choice: Aging in the ‘right’ place Study Explores Crash Risk Among Older Drivers What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home? Fight for Your Rights

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7 Links to This Week’s Senior Living and Caregiving Articles

Stepping Into The Leadership Role Long Term Care: How Much Does Medicare Actually Cover? Volunteering 2 hours per week reduces loneliness in widowed older adults What to consider when deciding on a senior living community Advice for Caregivers: Hallucinations Related to Alzheimer’s [Infographic] Vast Majority Of Elder Financial Abuse By…

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This Week’s Links

Podcast: What’s a Caregiving-Friendly Community? Senior Nutrition in Aging Fall prevention gets harder when elderly leave hospital 5 Wheelchair VanShopping Tips Medicaid Divorce: Maybe . . . Maybe Not.

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Senior Abuse: 4 Ways To Spot Mistreatment of a Loved One

It’s hard to believe that anyone would cause harm to the elderly anywhere, specifically in a nursing home, but the sad truth is that it happens.  From 2015-2016, investigators found 134 cases of abuse of nursing home residents. Most nursing home residences hold strict codes to ensure these abuses don’t happen, but this…

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Senior Safety, Care & Sharing Links

Safety Tips for Seniors Sibling Rivalry: When Family Members Disagree on Senior Care Options What Did Experts Learn About Senior Falls During 2017 The Uninvited “Guest”

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The Wisdom of Seniors: Preserving Family Stories for Future Generations

  From earliest childhood, many of us remember sitting at the knee of a parent or grandparent hearing about their adventures and life lessons. In fact, it is often those lessons learned and the wisdom shared that strengthens families and carries them through difficult times, generation after generation. There is…

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Holiday Progressive Blog Party 2017

Welcome caregivers from the Holiday Progressive Blog Party! New LifeStyles is your guide to senior communities and care options nationwide. Rather you need respite care for an upcoming vaction or hospital stay, or some help at home so you can get things done, we list all state licensed options and…

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Weekly Senior Living Links

Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know Straight From The Patient’s Mouth: Videos Can Clearly State Your End-Of-Life Wishes Living in the Past – Dementia & Your Loved One Dealing with Caregiver Guilt A Great Relief, by guest author and CCRC resident, Jim…

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Medication Management for Seniors and Caregivers: Tips to Prevent Misuse

Caring for seniors is a dynamic process that involves monitoring nutrition and diet, daily exercise, and managing a list of medications. It’s quite common for caregivers and seniors to express feeling overwhelmed and at times concerned with regards to taking medicines as prescribed. Medication Misuse  Medications are a huge part of…

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Customer Service Careers Best Suited for the Family Caregiver

Being a caregiver can be difficult, but if you also have to work outside of the home to help with finances, it becomes even more difficult! a full-time caregiver must be available 24/7 unless they have help from time to time thru respite care like home care, adult day care,…

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