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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!

Weekly Links 5/17/18

Living Apart Together: A New Option for Older Adults Mind the Gap: Seniors with Nowhere to Turn for Support Summer Travel Plans for Caregivers The Important Role of Faith Community Nursing Is It Time to Move? 5 Questions to Ask Long-Distance Caregiving Confusion and Anxiety in the Elderly at Night…

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This Weeks Senior Living and Caregiving Links

Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s My retirement, my choice: Aging in the ‘right’ place Study Explores Crash Risk Among Older Drivers What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home? Fight for Your Rights

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7 Links to This Week’s Senior Living and Caregiving Articles

Stepping Into The Leadership Role Long Term Care: How Much Does Medicare Actually Cover? Volunteering 2 hours per week reduces loneliness in widowed older adults What to consider when deciding on a senior living community Advice for Caregivers: Hallucinations Related to Alzheimer’s [Infographic] Vast Majority Of Elder Financial Abuse By…

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6 Important Questions to Ask When Looking For a Nursing Home

Looking for a nursing home can be one of the most daunting tasks you may ever experience.  Oftentimes judgment and emotions are running high during this time of transition for your loved one. Therefore, it is crucial to have an objective list of questions ready to guide you through this process. 1….

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3 Senior Living & Caregiving Links of the Week

Alzheimer’s: Dealing with Difficult Behavior Safety precautions can help people living with Alzheimer’s disease stay independent The Pros & Cons of 55+ ActiveAdult Communities

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This Week’s Links

Podcast: What’s a Caregiving-Friendly Community? Senior Nutrition in Aging Fall prevention gets harder when elderly leave hospital 5 Wheelchair VanShopping Tips Medicaid Divorce: Maybe . . . Maybe Not.

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6 Senior Living & Caregiving Links for the Week

Home Modification Checklist Taking Control of Elderly Parents’ Finances 4 Helpful Ways To Stop Caregiver Guilt March-April Issue of Caregiver Magazine 16 Inspirational Quotes For Caregivers What If There’s No Space in the CCRC Healthcare Center When I Need It?

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Simple Way to Promote Independence in Seniors | Bed Rails

Are you a senior living with a chronic condition like diabetes, heart disease, or stroke? You’re not alone. In fact, the National Council on Aging reports that nearly 80% of all older adults in the U.S. have at least one chronic disease. The very process of aging can make day to day…

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Links to articles on senior living and care

Making Nursing Home Visits Meaningful What If I Change My Mind About Moving to a CCRC? Home is Where the Heart and All of Your Stuff is Helping Senior Loved Ones Expand Their Social Horizons

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Tips On Dealing With People Who Have Dementia

Can you imagine what it’s like to not recognize your children? What if everyone was a complete stranger? On top of that, you only understand every third or fourth word spoken to you. Sadly, this is reality for many dementia patients. What can we do to help? First, accept that…

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