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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!

Life Plan Communities: 4 Different Levels of Care

If you’re a baby boomer, chances are you’ve been planning for your sunset years for sometimes now. You’ll be pleased to learn that senior living has advanced considerably over the years to include many new options. As you grow older, you’ll naturally become more curious about senior care services. Some…

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Four Ways to Make Your Senior Community Feel More Like Home During a Crisis

Do you manage a senior community or home? If so, one of your goals is to make sure your residents feel at home during their stay. Read here to learn some ways to make your retirement community feel more like home. Regardless of someone’s age, people should always feel at…

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Pros and Cons of Starting a Business in Retirement

Starting a business in retirement may seem daunting, but there can be many benefits as well. As with any new venture, the most important thing is to think carefully and not jump into anything unprepared. The most important thing is to start a business you know you’ll enjoy. If you’re…

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Five Tips for Healthy Golden Years

Living as a senior doesn’t mean you have to stop living. In fact, one report from the Postgraduate Medical Journal states, “With increasing age, there is an increased risk of developing non-communicable chronic health conditions.” Inactivity, they say, can result in many medical problems and certainly contributes to mortality. Seniors…

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3 Tips for Hiring a Senior Caregiver

It can be hard for some children to accept when their parents get older. Suddenly, the roles are reversed. Children must take care of their parents instead of the other way around. Yet, there are options out there for children who are overwhelmed. If your aging parent needs more help…

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How to Improve Care in Your Senior Care Home

When someone transitions to a nursing home, or any other senior community, they and their family entrust future care to that staff. After so long living autonomously, this is a significant change for an individual. When they make this change, they are often in a vulnerable state, which means that…

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Supporting Your Family As A Senior

As a senior, a common unsettling emotion at this age is the frustration that comes along with feeling inadequate, or as though you aren’t able to help your family in the same ways as earlier in life. Although it may be true that you might not have the ability to…

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Tips for Planning a Group Outing for Seniors

Group outings can be troublesome enough—but arranging these events can be particularly stressful for seniors and their caregivers. Not only do you need to account for everyone’s health, but you also need to remember that each person has physical limitations. Still, this isn’t an excuse to give up—seniors need the…

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How Alexa Can Enhance the Life of a Senior

Most of us are now used to having a personal assistant in our home that works with just the sound of our voice. But not everyone. For some elderly who have a difficult time using a keyboard, smartphone or tablet, this type of device can be a useful addition to…

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Gardening With Grandpa: 3 Ways to Create Memories with an Herb Garden

With aging seniors, it may be challenging to find avenues for them to connect with the younger members of the family meaningfully. When the grandchildren (and great-grandchildren) visit, you might see them spending more time with their devices than with Grandpa. In looking for ways for your senior to connect…

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