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Senior Living

Heat Exhaustion and Assisted Living
Senior Living
April 20, 2018

Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Seniors

Heat exhaustion is something that can happen to anyone during the warmer months of the year. However, the spring and summer seasons put heat exhaustion as a code red risk for many people. One portion of the population that is particularly susceptible to heat complications is the elderly community. Knowing…
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Reluctant Parents and Assisted Living
Senior Living
April 5, 2018

Convincing Reluctant Parents to Move to Assisted Living

When your loved one begins to approach the age where Assisted Living becomes a legitimate option, this is a time when family decisions need to be made. Even though some of your family may be ready to help your loved one take the next step into a retirement community, you…
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Senior Assisted Living
Senior Living
March 15, 2018

Senior Home Health Care Vs. Senior Assisted Living

Senior home health care and senior assisted living are two popular methods for caring for an elder loved one. While they may seem similar in practice, there are some key differences that families should keep in mind before making a decision to go with one method of care over another.…
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Nutritional Needs Senior Living Community
Senior Living
January 23, 2018

7 Nutrient Needs for Loved Ones in Assisted Senior Living

Everyone in senior assisted living has nutritional needs that should be met. There seem to be recommendations to maximize nutrition around every corner. For senior citizens, likewise, there are specific nutritional needs that must be met in order to help them enjoy their life at their senior living community. This…
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8 signs of alzheimer's disease
Senior Living
January 8, 2018

8 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the most common concerns that many people have as their loved one’s age is the onset of Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and is a progressive disease that destroys the abilities of memory and other cognitive functions. This disease accounts for up to…
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Benefits of Senior Living Community Holiday Tours
Senior Living
December 18, 2017

Benefits of Senior Living Community Holiday Tour

Although the idea of taking a tour may seem like an option for museums, historical sites, and parks, taking a holiday tour of a senior living community is something that can seem overwhelming. Before making any decision regarding senior living or independent living communities, it is highly recommended that the…
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Benefits of Alzheimer's Care
Senior Living
November 29, 2017

3 Benefits of Alzheimer’s Community Care

When faced with selecting a long-term Alzheimer’s community care company (also known as memory care) that specializes in meeting the needs of a person with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the decision to move to a memory care community can be a difficult choice to make. We all know how assisted living…
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Assisted Living Community Warning Signs
Senior Living
November 22, 2017

5 Signs That It’s Time For An Assisted Living Community

Aging is a fact of life, and while none of us want to really get older, it is just something that naturally happens to our bodies. Eventually, we all begin to slow down, strain to see and forget short-term memories. Even harder than aging on your own is watching a…
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Beat Flu Season in Assisted Living Communities
Senior Living
October 25, 2017

Tips for Flu Season in Senior Assisted Living

The weather is beginning to cool down, and the cool air opens many of us up to catching the flu or even worse, pneumonia. While most people are able to easily overcome flu symptoms through a day of rest, demographics in society like small children and the elderly are hit…
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