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Fun Facts About Fall

Now that the calendar is turning to September, one word comes to mind: Fall. But what exactly does fall bring for the people of Dallas? We’re going to dive into what makes the fall season so special and what events and activities you can participate in to celebrate this time of year. Finding Fun in …

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How Edgemere Can Help You Come Back From Caregiver Burnout

Family members serving as caregivers for loved ones is becoming increasingly common. While it can be incredibly rewarding, it also comes with its fair share of stress. When the work starts to outweigh the reward, caregiver burnout becomes a risk. Don’t let yourself get pushed to the brink. With respite care options from Edgemere you …

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What Does Edgemere’s 5-Star Medicare Rating Mean for You?

If you are exploring your senior living community options, you’ve likely read about many awards, ratings and accolades. Every community is going to advertise their achievements, but how much weight should you give them? Edgemere, for example, has been awarded a 5-star Medicare rating. That might sound impressive, but unless you understand how that rating …

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Do you know what a CCRC is? What about the different types of Life Care contracts? The answers to these questions are going to help find the right senior living community for you. Because half the battle is knowing what questions to ask, so that you can eliminate the unknowns and determine which community best …

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What is Respite Care?

The National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP report that there are more than 42 million adults caring for someone over the age of 50. The estimated value of that unpaid labor is around $470 billion. Serving as a caregiver, even for someone you love unconditionally, can take a toll mentally, physically and emotionally. Respite care …

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The Luxurious Services & Amenities That Set Edgemere Apart

When searching for a senior independent living community, one of the most important considerations is whether or not you can picture yourself there. Not only whether or not you can picture yourself in the physical spaces or engaging with like-minded residents, but also whether or not you can envision the activities and outings that will …

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Is Memory Care at Edgemere Right for Your Loved One?

It’s not uncommon for older adults with early stage Alzheimer’s disease to continue living independently with help from family or close friends, but there may come a point when their needs exceed what you can provide for them. But how do you know when you’ve reached that point? You can start by learning more about …

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It’s Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month at Edgemere

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. Around the world, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. There are an estimated 5.5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s, and many of them are age 65 or older. Brain health is of critical importance, especially as we get older and our cognitive abilities …

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Planning for Retirement in Dallas, Texas

For many older adults, the prospect of life in retirement without a steady paycheck can seem daunting, even if you’ve been saving for your golden years for decades. That’s probably why the question every retiree asks at least once is, “how much do I need to retire?” The actual dollar amount will vary from person …

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How a Life Care Community Can Support Stroke Recovery

Every year, 800,000 strokes occur in the United States. If you’re an older adult, you are among the most vulnerable, with nearly three-quarters of all strokes occurring in people age 65 or older. And if you have high blood pressure, you’re at even greater risk for stroke and heart attack. Aside from adopting healthy habits …

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