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3 Resourceful Ways to Establish Independence in Making Choices

What’s one myth that you’ve heard about Senior Living? We’ll go first…if I move into a community, I’ll lose my independence.

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Tips for Having the Conversation About Shared Senior Living with Your Older Loved One

Families navigating the challenges of dementia care for their loved ones are reassured when they realize they do not have to travel this road alone. There are many educational and community resources to help prepare for the journey.

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What a Day Is Like for Shared Memory Care Residents

Designed to provide a balance of independence and support for older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia, memory care communities help their residents feel comfortable and safe while benefiting from tailored care plans and opportunities to socially engage.  Families often wonder if memory care is the right choice for their loved ones, though. 

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The Benefits of Shared Living for Seniors Living with Dementia

Navigating the journey of dementia care for a loved one is undoubtedly challenging. Families often find themselves overwhelmed when caring for one who is living with a progressive disease. While there are programs and medications that can help treat some of the symptoms, the individual’s declining health and cognitive impairment will continue.

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Isolation in Seniors and Why Socialization Is So Important for Their Overall Well-Being

Have you noticed that an older loved one is staying at home more? Perhaps they’re declining social invitations or appearing to have lost interest in activities once enjoyed. If there is little talk of time spent with friends, this may be a cause of concern as well as a potential health hazard. Social isolation in seniors can significantly impact their health and well-being. While it's normal for individuals to enjoy some solitude, excessive isolation can lead to negative health consequences. In fact, a lack of social connection can significantly increase a person’s risk of premature death, similar to those who smoke, are obese or physically inactive.

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Scam Alert – 5 Common Scams & How to Avoid Them

During the week of November 12-18 we recognize, Fraud Awareness Week. Over the years, scammers have gotten extremely creative with how to trick us, the consumer, into falling for one of their scams.  During this week it is important to bring attention and education to the many internet and phone scams that occur on a daily basis and target people of all ages. 

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