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Busting Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive brain disorder in which the brain’s nerve cells get entangled and wither away. It’s a term that most are familiar with, but even so, there are plenty of misconceptions about the disease. Here, we bust six common myths about Alzheimer’s and give you facts …

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How to Prepare Your Pets for Moving into Senior Living

Deciding to make a lifestyle change can have a positive impact on not only your life. If you currently have a dog or cat for a roommate (or both), selecting a pet-friendly senior living community can open up an exciting new world for your furry companion too. New friends, playmates, and places to explore. But …

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How Long Does It Take to Find an Assisted Living Community?

If given the choice, most seniors would rather live in their own homes for as long as possible. But what if you or your loved one starts to have trouble with the activities of daily living like cleaning, cooking, eating, getting dressed or remembering to take medication? To find the best assisted living community for …

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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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I’m Still Healthy – Why Should I Move into Independent Living Now?

Is there a “best” age to move into independent living? There’s no set formula to determine that, but before you decide you’re too young or too healthy, it’s important to understand what independent living is and how it could benefit you.  What Independent Living Is – and Isn’t. A common misconception is that all senior …

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What Are the 7 Stages of Dementia?

While Alzheimer’s disease and other common dementias affect millions of Americans, they are not a normal part of aging. Many older people experience some memory loss, but this doesn’t warrant a diagnosis of dementia. Dementia goes beyond simple forgetfulness.  One of the most difficult things to hear about dementia is that, in most cases, it’s …

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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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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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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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