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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!

7 Qualities to Look for When Choosing a Caregiver

Do you need to hire a caregiver to look after a loved one? If so, you know that it can be an extremely hard decision. How can you find someone you trust to look after your vulnerable loved ones? It’s not an easy task. However, it can help you find…

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5 Questions About Social Security Answered

Social security almost feels like a myth sometimes to people who aren’t retired. However, it’s very real and, for many seniors and retirees, very important. Social security is a federally run program known more prosaically as the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program. It was signed into law in…

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What to Expect When a Loved One Enters Hospice Care

It’s the most difficult moment of your life when you first hear the words “hospice care” in relation to a loved one. As a caregiver or family member, you feel loss, dread, and an overwhelming fear of the unknown. What comes next? Knowing what to expect when a loved one…

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7 Simple Ways Seniors Can Improve Memory

Approximately 40% of people who are 65 and older have age-related memory loss. As we age, our bodies begin to break down, and that includes our brains. Age-related memory loss can be a complex and frustrating condition to deal with. It affects every area of a senior’s life and can…

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What Seniors Need To Know To Stay Safe During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of living for the near future. Without a vaccine, we will have to adjust to going out in public with personal protection, or PPE, and new social distancing protocols in restaurants and stores. With the older adults and those with underlying conditions, it…

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Best Assistive Devices for Seniors

While home care comes with plenty of attention from a caregiver, you still get to maintain your independence. However, there are some devices that can make your life a lot easier and reduce the risk of injury inside and outside of your home. Here are the best assistive devices for…

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Signs to Stop Driving for Older Adults

Giving up driving can be a sensitive topic to discuss. Still, how do you know when it’s the right time? Here are a few signs to stop driving for older adults. Whether you are deciding if you should give up driving or you are a loved one worried about your…

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Factors to Consider When Building a Senior Living Facility

None of us are getting any younger; most people plan for their retirements so that they can find a safe and healthy retirement community. Although, with so many people aging, many senior living communities are opening additional facilities or expanding on their current building. Unfortunately, expanding or building a senior…

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How Seniors Can Increase Their VA Disability Ratings

Every American should be thankful for the bravery and selflessness of our senior veterans for their service in global conflicts like WWII and the Vietnam War. Many seniors live with the consequences of their service even today. For those that survive on only a small pension and their VA disability benefits,…

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4 Modern Challenges Nursing Homes Face

Nursing homes around the country care for the most vulnerable population—seniors and those experiencing severe illnesses. This vulnerability is most clear as the coronavirus spreads and, sadly, infects some of those in assisted living facilities. While stopping the virus is of paramount importance, there are also additional priorities nursing homes…

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