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COVID-19 Plan of Action – Updated May 22, 2020

Michael Mays COVID-19 Letter March 14, 2020 Dear Friends, Residents, Associates & Family Members, I’m Michael Mays, President of Greenbrier Senior Living, the management company of your loved one’s senior living community. I’d like to take a few moments to update you on our plan to address the COVID-19 virus. While there is still much …

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How to Decorate Your New Senior Apartment: Showcase Your Hobbies

We all know bigger isn’t necessarily better. Many seniors realize that living large doesn’t have to mean residing in a 4,000-square-foot home. Those moving into senior living prefer something smaller that better fits their current lifestyle. But for seniors with hobbies, some may fear that downsizing means they can’t pursue or share what they’ve invested …

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What is the Difference Between Memory Care and a Nursing Home?

There’s much more to senior living than the stereotypes that may come to mind when you hear the term “nursing home.” If you’re beginning your search for a senior living community to call home for yourself or your senior parent, you may notice there are multiple levels of living available, depending on your needs. These …

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The 10 Best States to Retire In

By 2040, there will be a projected 80 million seniors in the United States — that’s a quarter of the population! The Census Bureau projects that by 2060, there will be 95 million seniors among us. Medicine and technology continue to advance, and Americans are living longer. Baby boomers will make up part of those …

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The Importance of Routines for People with Dementia

Some people find comfort in routines. The unknown can shake things up a bit too much sometimes, and having to constantly adjust and adapt can be exhausting, especially for a person with dementia. Establishing and sticking to a routine has proven to be incredibly helpful for those needing memory care. The brain doesn’t have to …

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Tips for Managing Caregiver Burnout and Stress

Is your relationship with your parent not what it used to be? Is the time that you once spent having meaningful interactions with them now spent assisting them with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), at doctor’s appointments, or otherwise caring for them out of obligation? The role reversal between parent and child can lead to …

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