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The decision many seniors face to age in place versus move to senior living isn?t just an emotional or a lifestyle one; often there are financial considerations too, which can pose unique challenges. Getting the help you need as you age can boil down to the simple question: how much does assisted living cost? Assessing […]
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The secret to a long life? Take a two-mile walk every day before breakfast. ? Harry Truman If only it were that simple, right? Although our 33rd President did live to be 88, his secret to a long life leaves out the huge complexities around the roles that genetics and lifestyle play in longevity. […]
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As many of you may know too well, caregiving is often hectic and stressful, and could easily be a full-time job on its own because no two days in senior living are the same. The fact that almost 60% of caregivers are also juggling family and career responsibilities makes its demands even tougher. It?s easy […]
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Coming to grips with a family member?s dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming and frightening ? and if you are facing it, you?re most certainly not alone. In fact, every 65 seconds, someone in the US is diagnosed with Alzheimer?s ? by far the most common cause of dementia ? along with many others suffering from […]
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Today?s seniors are living longer, healthier lives, with more choices and a greater say in how they want to enjoy this next chapter. And senior communities have risen to the demands of this vibrant population, offering more amenities, greater variety, and a higher standard of living than ever before. If you?re new to today?s senior […]
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Americans? desire to live longer is a powerful one, particularly among the baby boomer generation, leaders of the so-called fitness revolution and pioneers in healthier nutrition awareness. A recent survey found that 4 out of 5 Americans born in this generation (between 1946 and 1964) are more food conscious, more concerned about food labels, and […]
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How much does assisted living cost these days? With the price of seniors? healthcare continuing to skyrocket, it?s more important than ever for seniors on a fixed income to seek out any means available to offset expenses. If you or your parent are a veteran 65 or older collecting a VA pension, you may be […]
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As we?ve discussed before in these pages, dementia and sleep have a bit of a ?chicken-and-egg? relationship: people with dementia tend to experience sleep issues, and people with certain types of sleep disorders have a greater instance of developing dementia. Add to that the fact that certain aspects of dementia (like medication side-effects) can also cause sleep […]
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If you?re a caregiver for a loved one with dementia, you know how important it is to maintain a dependable routine and keep stress levels low. Because the cognitive deterioration associated with dementia can cause confusion and agitation, creating a calming environment free of excess stimulation is especially important. While we can?t always control how […]
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No matter their circumstances, most seniors at some point grapple with the decision to age-in-place or relocate to a senior community; maybe you or a parent are one of them! The choice might be precipitated by financial circumstances, health issues, or other factors. Regardless, it?s one to be thought through carefully and honestly. Here?s a […]
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