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Signs It May Be Time to Consider Senior Living

Most people assume that it’s only time to consider senior living once you can no longer live independently at home. However, that’s not necessarily true. Yes, there are types of senior living which provide daily support and care such as assisted living or memory care. But there’s also another type known as independent living which is mainly focused on helping seniors to live a more active, engaging and convenient lifestyle. Should you or your...

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How to Embrace Change When It Comes to Senior Living

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “Change is the only constant in life.” As such, you’d think we’d be used to it, at the very least. However, most of us actually fear change instead. In fact, research shows that one in three people would avoid change altogether if they could. We’d argue that’s especially true when it comes to major life changes like a move to senior living. But the reality is that sometimes change is best; it can offer...

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6 Ways to Improve Home Safety for Seniors

Home safety should be a concern at any age, but particularly for seniors. In fact, injuries from falls, home fires and medication errors are much more common among those 65 and older for reasons that may include weaker muscles, more brittle bones, slower reaction times, impaired vision and balance, or perhaps even diminished cognitive abilities. But there are ways to reduce your risk. Here’s how to improve home safety for seniors.

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Stay or Go Guide

Staying Home vs Senior Living Should you stay or should you go? A deep dive into the differences between home care and senior living to help you make an informed decision. Live life your way… live it vibrantly!

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Fact Versus Fiction About Senior Living

Whether or not to move from home to a senior living community is undoubtedly one of the biggest decisions a person can make. With all the emotions over leaving home, the range of options to consider, and navigating the circumstances prompting you to make the decision; the last thing you need on your plate is a misunderstanding about what senior living offers. Unfortunately, myths abound when it comes to senior living, often creating hesitancy...

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Weighing Your Options for Care at Home and in Senior Living

There’s a lot to consider when weighing your options for your care needs at home and in a senior living community. First, there’s figuring out what the options are. Second is understanding what those options offer. Third is determining which ones are realistic for your needs, wants, and circumstances. How exactly do you find this information? We can help you by identifying the home care options and options for care in senior living - along with...

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5 Assisted Living Benefits Beyond Support

Often families choose an assisted living community for a loved one when that person begins to need help with daily activities, has a health scare, or has a chronic condition that’s getting worse. While assisted living communities are ideal for these needs, they offer much more than support. In fact, you may be surprised just how active, enriching and fun the lifestyle in assisted living can be. Check out the benefits.

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Tips for Downsizing to Assisted Living

It goes without saying that a move to assisted living is a big change. And while you’re undoubtedly navigating a range of emotions about the move, there’s also a whole other area you need to navigate as well: the logistics. For many, this is just as overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. These tips on downsizing to assisted living can make the move much easier.

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Comparing Costs: Assisted Living versus Home

If you ask an older adult (or their family, for that matter) if they would rather move to assisted living or stay at home, it’s pretty easy to guess the answer. Home, of course! There are a multitude of reasons in which this is the case; it is home after all. Not the least of which is the fact that most people assume living at home is less costly than assisted living. But that’s not necessarily the case. Let’s compare assisted living versus home.

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How to Choose an Assisted Living Community

Once you’ve decided that assisted living is the right fit for you or a loved one, ideally with some help from our last blog, now you can focus on finding the right community. There are likely a number of assisted living communities from which to choose in your local area, so what should you consider? And what’s the best way to compare? Find out here.

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