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What to Look for and Ask When Touring Senior Living Communities

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it can only tell part of the story. This is why when making a decision as big as what senior living community you’ll call home you need the detail that only a tour can provide. But even a tour is only as good as the understanding you walk away with and that’s difficult when communities often focus on trying to wow you with bells and whistles alone. Unless you’re prepared going in, that is. We can help...

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How to Make the Senior Living Conversation with Your Parents Easier

Regardless of how close you and your parents are or how well you communicate with each other, some conversations are still hard. The senior living conversation is one of them. Many adult children feel so uncomfortable about the subject that they avoid it altogether. That’s why, all too often, decisions about senior living are made during a crisis which can not only limit your options but also cause even more stress during an already emotional...

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When Is At-Home Care the Best Fit for Seniors?

It’s certainly no secret that when most people begin to need a little extra help with daily activities or with health issues, they prefer to do so at home. Are there times when at-home care is best? Yes. Are there times when that’s not the case? Also, yes. Here’s how to determine when at-home care is right for you or your loved one.

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How Senior Living Communities Differ from Nursing Homes

There are many reasons why you or an older loved one may begin to consider some additional help. Perhaps you’re tired of cooking, cleaning, and maintaining the house. Maybe your loved one wants more opportunities to socialize and stay active. There may have been a recent health scare or a chronic condition may be getting worse. Regardless of the reason(s), families often believe there are few options available – having loved ones provide help,...

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Senior Living Options Guide

Senior Living Options A Guide for Understanding Which Level of Care is the Best Fit Here’s what you can expect from our comprehensive guide: An overview of various types of senior living options Understanding the differences between Assisted Living, Memory Care and more Understanding costs and creating a budget Questions to ask when you visit communities

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Care Options in Senior Living Communities Today

There was a time when age alone seemed to dictate how we lived our lives. At a certain age, we were expected to start taking it easy and spend our days in our rocking chairs. Today’s seniors have flipped that notion on its head, as they should, and are living longer more active lives than ever before. So, it only makes sense that senior living communities keep up with care options that are as diverse as the needs of their residents. From housing...

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Senior Living Communities Then and Now: 5 Key Benefits You’ll Find Today

When many families hear the term “senior living” they assume it’s nothing more than a fancier way to talk about nursing homes. But that’s not the case AT ALL. Nursing homes of the past provided skilled, round-the-clock care and they still do, however, while that was once the only option, senior living has evolved over the years and now offers multiple lifestyle experiences, even for those who are perfectly healthy! Here are four key benefits...

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What to Look for and Ask When Touring Senior Living Communities

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it can only tell part of the story. This is why when making a decision as big as what senior living community you’ll call home you need the detail that only a tour can provide. But even a tour is only as good as the understanding you walk away with and that’s difficult when communities often focus on trying to wow you with bells and whistles alone. Unless you’re prepared going in, that is. We can help...

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Comparing the Cost of Senior Living with Staying at Home

The cost of senior living is often one of the biggest factors in whether or not to stay at home, even when the benefits to quality of life may favor the move. There’s no question that senior living isn’t inexpensive and that the budgets of most families aren’t unlimited. But what if you haven’t given home versus senior living an apples-to-apples comparison? Often families don’t realize that in some cases the cost of senior living is actually...

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A Look at Senior Living Care Options

What are your senior living care options? The answer is often a pleasant surprise as most people assume senior living is simply a fancy name for ‘the home’ of times past. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, senior living today offers different levels of care for specific wants and needs. Find out which will benefit you or your loved one most.

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