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Is It Time to Consider a Memory Care Facility?

According to a recent study by the Alzheimer’s Association, over 15 million Americans devote their energy and time to caring for a loved one with memory problems such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease – but sometimes this care comes at a high cost, so there might cause to consider a memory care facility. Caregivers often

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The Benefits of Technology for Seniors in Assisted Living

Although many people see seniors as computer-illiterate, this is simply not the case anymore. There are numerous benefits of technology for seniors. Seniors of today are catching up with the younger generations and learning how to use technology as part of their everyday lives. In fact, over half of seniors today are using the Internet

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Going Beyond Assisted Living – Continuing Care and Memory Care

In many situations, placing a loved one in an assisted living facility proves to be the perfect choice for their needed level of care. However, there are some seniors who require more attention and care that assisted living facilities simply cannot provide. A senior’s loved ones are often frustrated and unsure of what to do

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Seven Benefits of Assisted Living

As the baby boomer generation approaches retirement age, many people will be faced with making life choices for their loved ones, including how to handle their changing health needs and daily care requirements. We offer resources to help you make the right decision, including It’s important to consider all the benefits of assisted living if

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Assisted Living: How to Avoid Sitting Disease

What Is Sitting Disease? Everyone knows that one of the key parts of a long and healthy life is exercise, but scientists are now finding that a lack of exercise is actually dangerous to your health and no longer a choice to not make. A recent study from Northwestern University took a look at adults

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Assisted Living and Aging: Fun Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

The worsening of both long-term and short-term memory, unfortunately, goes hand-in-hand with aging. However, there are fun ways to keep your brain sharp, ways to be proactive about your mental health and ward off age-related forgetfulness. Maintaining good mental health can be done by something as fun as playing games throughout the day, or as

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Five Healthy Hobbies for Assisted Living Residents

In addition to a nutritious diet and regular exercise, it is also important that seniors take part in activities that make them feel good and energetic as part of their healthy lifestyle in an assisted living facility. Finding hobbies like arts and crafts for seniors in assisted living, that are enjoyable, helps to improve their

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Alternative Therapies for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

There are a variety of alternative therapies promoted to stimulate memory recall in individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Many of these therapies are employed in our memory care communities, but they’re also great at home and may be used in private duty settings depending on your physician’s plan of care. Validation Therapy Validation therapy is

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