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7 Tips for Preventing Caregiver Burnout

It’s becoming very common for people who are not healthcare professionals to provide care services for a loved one at home. The University of Utah Health said that in 2018, there were 65.7 million Americans providing home care for aging family members.  Providing care for your loved one who has a health condition can be …

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How to Prepare for a Virtual Appointment with a Senior Living Community

Searching for a senior living community that’s right for you during the COVID-19 pandemic is riddled with challenges. You might not be able to visit the community in person, but the digital world we live in provides alternatives. Many communities that have restricted visitors are now offering virtual appointments, and will continue to do so even …

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What Are the Requirements to Move to Assisted Living?

One of the most frequently asked questions about any senior living community is, “What levels of care do you offer?” The very next question usually is, ”What are the requirements to live in assisted living?” Seniors and their families want to know upfront that they’ll be taken care of if the time comes when they …

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Signs It’s Time For Memory Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are things changing with someone you know and love? Are you worried they’re just not behaving like themselves? In older adults, memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. It’s important …

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Is Their Memory Loss a Normal Part of Aging?

Our ability to recall our past and recognize our loved ones is what gives us each our sense of place in the world and brings meaning to our lives. Memory and recognition are what connect us to everything we value. This is why even the slightest signs of memory loss can be unsettling. But occasional …

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What to Look For in Senior Living Floor Plans

If you’ve decided to move from your family home into a senior living community, choosing your living space is one of the most fun and exciting parts of the process. Looking at the variety of floor plans available, you get to imagine yourself living your new life in a distinguished and distinctive space, freed from …

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Common Senior Living Misconceptions About COVID-19

During the pandemic of 2020, everyone is modifying their lifestyle and day-to-day activities to remain safe and function within the guidelines set forth by our public health agencies. Older adults have to be particularly careful because they are part of the high-risk group that could encounter more serious health problems if exposed to COVID-19. Because …

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