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Successful Transitions Guide

Successful Transitions are just the beginning Are you ready to experience the freedom of a retirement lifestyle by learning more about senior living options? There’s a reason why so many individuals choose to downsize their home and put themselves first. We’d love to share our tried and true steps to a successful transition with you.Download our Successful Transitions Guide now! Once you have filled out our short form, we’ll have it delivered...

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Treatment Options for Dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 13 million. And that’s just one type of dementia. Although Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type, there are many others. Although there is no cure for most types, there are options for those dementias that can improve symptoms, slow progress, and improve quality of life. That’s why...

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Types of Dementia and Their Causes

When a loved one gets a dementia diagnosis, most assume it’s Alzheimer’s disease. However, many are surprised to learn that Alzheimer’s disease is actually only one type of dementia. There are actually a number of other types of dementia, and learning more about which one your loved one has can not only help you plan for the future but also be the best advocate for their care. Here’s an overview.

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What to Know About the Stages of Dementia

Today, 1 in 3 older adults has dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. To think your loved one might be one of those statistics can be terrifying, and the scariest part is often the unknown. What can you expect? How can you help? It’s never easy, but educating yourself on what may lie ahead can be helpful, and preparing as best as possible can be empowering. To start, here’s what you should know about the stages of dementia.

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Tips for Having the Conversation About Shared Senior Living with Your Aging Parent

As a child and teenager, there were probably conversations your parents wanted to have with you that you wanted to avoid at all costs. At the time, you likely never imagined the tables would turn, and one day, you’d be in their position trying to bring up a topic they dread: whether it’s time for shared senior living.

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The Benefits of Shared Living for Seniors

Sharing is a life skill taught to most of us from a young age. It’s an essential component in human interaction and invaluable to our well-being. Humans are inherently social creatures, and often, sharing forms the basis of that connection. Aging doesn’t change any of this, and yet, unfortunately, over time, many of us find ourselves lacking the opportunities we once had to share our passions, our skills, our opinions, and our lives with others....

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The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing Early Signs of Dementia

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing Early Signs of Dementia Diagnosing dementia as soon as possible has many benefits for the prognosis, as well as the peace of mind of the family. Be prepared by understanding the different types of dementia, and the early signs of each. Read this guide to learn: What dementia is (and what it isn't) The different types of dementia Causes of each type Stages and symptoms Diagnostic tests for dementia Treatment...

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The Savings to Be Found in Shared Senior Living

When it comes time to consider assisted living for an older loved one, one of the biggest concerns for families is the cost. While you or a loved one may be sold on the benefits of an assisted living community, many assume it’s not feasible for their budget. Many don’t realize that a private room is not the only option. Here’s why shared senior living could be an ideal solution that benefits you and your budget.

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How Senior Living Supports Aging Well

Of all the recent buzzwords about getting older, “aging well” seems to be among the most popular. Turns out, there’s a good reason for that: the concept has merit. We’re living longer than ever today, but it’s not just thanks to physical wellness. Aging well also encompasses emotional wellness and how it and physical health work together to improve not just longevity but also the quality of life. How do you achieve physical and emotional...

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Why Socialization Is So Important for Seniors

Of all the things we consider vital to our health, like nutrition, exercise, and getting enough sleep, for example, socialization isn't typically on the list. Socialization actually has a very big impact on the mental and physical well-being of seniors. At the same time, it's often harder to socialize as you age due to friends moving, loved ones passing away, and limited mobility, making it more challenging to get out and about. As such, many...

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