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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!

Home Care: Complications of a Stroke

A stroke happens when a blood vessel gets blocked or it ruptures. The brain is not able to get enough blood and oxygen so it is unable to continue to work normally. Eventually, brain cells die. There are many complications of a stroke and these include: Each person who suffers…

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Cognitive Aging vs. Alzheimer’s: Spotting the Differences

If you’re an aging adult or you work with the aging population regularly, it’s important that you know the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, and that number is expected to rise to some 14 million by the year 2050. Because of these…

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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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Legal Documents – Are you Ready?

There are so many things to do and factors to consider when a senior decides to move into a community, or needs care. From clearing a home and selling it or making it a safe place to age, to choosing the right senior community or caregiver. Your hands will be full. One…

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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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Senior Living & Care: 5 Tips For Seniors To Keep Their Balance, and Stay On Their Feet

Keeping our balance is one of those things we often take for granted, just like walking, or breathing easy. However, as we get older, these things that were once easy can turn into chores. Or, in some cases, genuinely difficult tasks. If falls are a serious risk for you, whatever…

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