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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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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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How Assisted Living is Different than Other Types of Senior Living

Many people use the terms ‘assisted living’ and ‘senior living’ interchangeably. While it’s true that assisted living is a type of senior living, they are not one and the same. There are actually several other types of senior living; the most common are independent living and memory care. In fact, each of these types of senior living caters to specific needs and wants. Here’s how assisted living differs.

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What You're REALLY Paying for When It Comes to Senior Living

It’s true, senior living isn’t inexpensive, but the old adage ‘you get what you pay for’ certainly holds true here. Because when it comes to senior living you get so much more than just basic care and housing. It offers a value that’s simply hard to match at home. Here’s what you’re really paying for and why senior living is so worth it.

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Setting the Record Straight on Who Pays What for Senior Living

There are too many misperceptions to count when it comes to senior living, but some of the most prevalent have to do with cost. Specifically, what you’ll pay for care and how the cost of senior living compares to home. Learn the facts here.

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Senior Living by the Numbers: What to Expect and How to Financially Prepare

Most people aren’t experts on senior living – and would rather not think about it either – so when the need arises to consider it for yourself or a loved one; families often don’t know where to start. Not to mention that with all the information out there it can be hard to glean what you really want to know: what are the options and how much will senior living cost? We can help make it easier. Here’s what you can expect and how to financially...

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