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Diabetes and Senior Citizens

There is no cure for diabetes, but there are ways to manage the disease; including a healthy diet, weight loss and an appropriate exercise regimen.

By |June 26th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Diabetes and Senior Citizens
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Joint Bank Accounts with Senior Family Members

Joint bank accounts seem to be an expedient way to make sure that your loved one's finances are in order and the bills get paid. Are they right for you?

By |June 22nd, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Joint Bank Accounts with Senior Family Members
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7 Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Although assisted living facilities will often take responsibility for this aspect of care, seniors living at home and on multiple prescriptions should learn  these basic medication management tips. If you are a family member withan aging loved one who is on medication, this is important information to make sure that their medications are being administered [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Safety|Comments Off on 7 Medication Management Tips for Seniors
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Packing Checklist – Moving to Assisted Living

This assisted living packing checklist is designed to help you create a comfortable space which feels like home, without being overcrowded and cluttered.

By |June 8th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Packing Checklist – Moving to Assisted Living
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Life Stories: Documenting Your Loved One’s Life

Our living parents, grandparents and great-grandparents have incredible life stories which are often unknown to the generations before them.

By |May 25th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Life Stories: Documenting Your Loved One’s Life
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Vision Problems and the Elderly

While some vision problems come on quickly, others worsen over time. Being knowledgeable about warning signs can help to maintain healthy eyesight longer.

By |May 22nd, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Vision Problems and the Elderly
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5 Brain Games to Keep the Mind Sharp

Experiencing a loss of memory function can be scary. The good news is, there are ways to keep our brains sharp - from nutrient-rich food to brain games.

By |May 18th, 2020|Assisted Living, Memory Care|Comments Off on 5 Brain Games to Keep the Mind Sharp

5 Signs Its Time for Assisted Living

In this blog, we will address 5 signs that your loved one may be ready for assisted living or another type of adult residence.

By |May 15th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on 5 Signs Its Time for Assisted Living
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The Role Stress Plays in Chronic Disease

In the best of times, we know that stress can instigate and aggravate chronic disease. But in these times of crisis and isolation for some seniors, the affect that stress has on their health has become a real concern. How does stress affect illness, and how can we help our loved ones to de-stress and [...]

By |May 8th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on The Role Stress Plays in Chronic Disease
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Family Disagreements Regarding Elder Care

This is a bittersweet time and siblings and loved ones often find themselves locked in conflict as to the best course of action for elder care.

By |May 4th, 2020|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Family Disagreements Regarding Elder Care