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How to Support Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Caregiving for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory loss diseases is a round-the-clock responsibility that often falls on family members. It can be an overwhelming responsibility to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, especially as the disease progresses. Not only is it painful to watch those we love struggle with memory loss, but …

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How to Show Support on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a holiday that’s about taking time to recognize our country’s veterans and the substantial sacrifices and contributions they’ve made. Without their service, we would not have the ability to enjoy the freedoms we do today. If you’re wondering how you can show your support for our military members, here are some ideas …

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What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing?

Assisted living and skilled nursing are both care services that allow senior residents to keep living fulfilling lives. That being said, the needs that each level of care service are quite different from one another. Here, we will explore the differences between these two care options so you can choose which type of care is …

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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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