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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!

Things to Consider When Caring for Aging Parents

Helping a loved one such as a parent as they age can be emotionally draining. Many aspects of your parent’s life will require your time and attention. Developing coping mechanisms, being flexible, and maintaining a sense of humor can help you and your parent navigate this time. Here are a few things…

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Tips for Seniors Going Through a Personal Injury Lawsuit

The elderly are especially at risk of getting severely wounded after a bad personal injury because they tend to have more frail bones. When you are dealing with a personal injury case, you should let your family members know so that they can support you through your crisis. Another person…

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How to Introduce Technology to the Senior Community

With a boom in technology, baby boomers and generations before them are unfamiliar with technology and the various devices we use day-to-day. There are multiple gadgets on the market geared toward the retirement community, whether for communication, entertainment, or helpful aids for everyday activities. Learning how to introduce technology to…

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Nutrition for Older Adults: What You Eat Matters

You may think that eating well is just about losing weight, but following a nutritious diet has many other benefits. As you age, your diet becomes your first line of defense against disease. Studies show that people who eat more fruits and vegetables have lower rates of cancer and heart…

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What Is HIE and How Useful Is It?

Medical providers can securely access and exchange patient medical records through a health information exchange. They are essential since so many medical records are still preserved on paper. Sending and receiving this data may be a time-consuming and error-prone operation, especially when done over the phone, fax, or mail. Americans…

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Five Things to Remember When You’re Helping an Elder Enter a Senior Living Facility

When you are helping a loved one enter a senior living facility, there are plenty of moving parts. With so many things to remember, it’s necessary to keep track of all the steps. Your loved one will need certain things. They may be reluctant to go into a senior living…

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Moving to Assisted Living: Factors to Consider

Assisted living facilities provide care for seniors who need help with their basic living tasks, with structured help in an environment that is conducive to senior living. These communities help families and caregivers who are no longer able to provide the level of care that is required for their loved…

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Top Ways a Nursing Career Is Rewarding

Nurses are individuals that care a great deal about other people and have a strong desire to help them and make a difference in their life. Nurses are kind, organized, emotionally stable, and empathetic. Nursing is a hard career; one that is physically and mentally demanding, but it comes with…

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The Benefits of Small Aquariums for Seniors

People who live in assisted living facilities need help performing essential, day-to-day functions. They also need a variety of activities throughout the day for mental and physical stimulation. Small aquariums have those benefits for seniors, as they give seniors the opportunity to watch, care for, and engage with the fish….

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5 Tips for Making a House Wheelchair-Safe

Using a wheelchair comes with difficulties in certain places, as not all areas are easily accessible. These areas may need specific features and structures to assist people in wheelchairs. Even using a wheelchair around the house can also be a challenge, and specific measures are required to make the home…

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