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What are Activities of Daily Living

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Getting out of bed, dressing, bathing, eating — these daily activities feel natural and effortless to most people, and are done without a second thought. Almost everyone has experienced how these routines can be disrupted by illness or injury, and how a touch of help goes a long way toward …

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What Veterans Need to Know About Assisted Living Costs

If you’ve researched assisted living options, you know the national average cost of care, according to the latest Genworth Cost of Care Survey, is $4,051/month. Of course, this rate varies depending on the region, the size of the apartment, and the needed level of care. If you’re one of the thousands of retired veterans or …

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Why is Wellness Important to Senior Adults?

What Is Senior Wellness?  The average life expectancy continues to grow, and that’s good news for seniors. However, living longer is much more positive if you’re in good mental, physical and emotional health. Research has shown that making the most of your retirement years depends largely on your lifestyle choices.  “Wellness” is a term that’s …

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Health Benefits of Seniors Getting Immunizations

Is It Important for Seniors to Get Immunizations? Vaccines are seniors’ best shot at lowering their risk of getting certain diseases. Even if older adults aren’t particularly worried about themselves, getting vaccinated can help protect their family members with weakened immune systems or their newborn grandchildren. So it stands to reason seniors would recognize the …

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Is Assisted Living an Option for Parkinson’s Disease?

The Parkinson’s Foundation estimates approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year, and nearly 1 million Americans are currently living with the disease. For these individuals, and seniors in particular, navigating care options at an older age can be complicated. There isn’t a single clear-cut option for their future. For seniors and caregivers …

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When to Move from Assisted Living to Memory Care

If you’re reading this article, most likely someone you love is struggling with dementia or cognitive decline, and you’re wondering if it’s time for more assistance. Maybe you’re taking care of them at home and think it might be time for Memory Care. Or maybe you’re wondering if they should transition from Assisted Living to …

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Long-Term Care Options and How to Pay

While most of us don’t like to think about it, there’s a chance we’ll need some type of long-term care (LTC) as we age. In fact, in 2018, 14 million adults needed long-term care services. But do you know what long-term care options are available to you and how to pay for them? In this …

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In-Home Care vs Assisted Living: The Pros and Cons

When given the choice, most older Americans would prefer staying in their homes rather than moving to an assisted living community. Even if they start to need help with activities of daily living — cooking, cleaning, getting dressed, eating, medication reminders and more — they may still prefer hiring a home health care aide or …

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