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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!

4 Services That Help Seniors Aging in Place

While an assisted living facility provides everything a senior needs on demand, you may prefer to age in place in your own home. This allows you to retain old routines and freedoms much longer than others do. If you make this decision, you’ll need supportive services to assist with tasks…

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Keeping Prescriptions Safe in an Assisted Living Facility

Anyone who has cared for an aging loved one knows the importance of proper medication. Having the right prescriptions with the right doses can ease pain, promote recovery, and improve your loved one’s overall quality of life. There are several medication management tips you can follow when caring for your…

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Sleep and Aging: Understanding Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders in the Elderly

On average we spend about a third of our lives sleeping. It is likely no surprise that research links poor sleep with a multitude of health problems. That seems particularly true as we get older as research reports that over half the elderly population experience sleep difficulties. Sleep and aging should…

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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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