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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!

Caring for Grandchildren During COVID-19

Grandparents know the deep joy that comes from watching our grandchildren growing up. Children help remind us of all the good things in our lives and ourselves. Unfortunately, this year has made it more challenging for us to spend time with our grandchildren because we can’t see them face to…

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Key Considerations When Hiring an In-Home Nurse

For some seniors, declining health reduces their ability to care for themselves. From getting dressed and preparing meals to completing household chores and running errands, mastering everyday tasks presents a challenge. It is when this happens that seniors and their families must make a decision on how to improve their…

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The Facts of Senior Life: What Are the Benefits of Assisted Living?

Are you you considering moving to an assisted living community? Or maybe are looking into one for your older family member that you can’t take care of or leave on their own. This can be a hard decision, especially if you’re not clear on what assisted living involves. What are…

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2020 Texas Hospital & Healthcare Guide

The 2020 Texas Hospital & Healthcare Guide is here! It is a complete list of all state hospitals, administrators, nursing centers, assisted living communities, local health departments, mental health crises centers, federal health contacts, professional health organizations, and more. Check it out here: http://tx-hospitals.com/

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5 Things You Should Know About Fitness for Seniors

These are supposed to be the best years of your life — the retirement years, the golden years. Your quality of life will likely be a result of two lifestyle factors: diet and exercise. One of the benefits of keeping fit is increased mobility and balance–two factors that are of…

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How to Make Your Senior Community More Eco-Friendly

As the world becomes more concerned about environmental issues, the demand for greener facilities continues to grow. Retirement communities, nursing homes, and other senior communities are no exception. People of all ages want to do their part to protect the world they live in, and they know that true change…

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5 Key Things to Look for in an Independent Living Community

Are you looking for a great independent living community for yourself or a loved one? Maybe you’re just testing the waters to see what’s out there. Almost 90% of residents living in independent living communities are enjoying their time there, and nearly as many would recommend it to a friend….

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White House Announces in 2021 $35 Max Copay for Medicare Beneficiaries that Use Insulin

The majority of people in the United States diagnosed with diabetes are Medicare beneficiaries. Of the Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes, 3.3 million rely on some form of insulin to manage their disease. Insulin has been the leading treatment for diabetes for 100 years now. In 1910, a researcher realized one…

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4 Tips to Help Seniors Successfully Apply for SSD Benefits

You may have worked hard your whole life when an injury strikes and takes you out of the game. For seniors that haven’t reached the mandatory retirement age of 65 and become injured or disabled, there are many questions and concerns about their future. The most important thing to know…

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Dallas County Offers New Emergency Housing Assistance Program

Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering an emergency housing assistance program (EHAP), funded through the CARES Act, to provide short-term rental, mortgage, and utility assistance to low income Dallas County residents living outside of the City of Dallas econimically affected by the COVID-19 epidemic. Applications are processed through…

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