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The Best Mobile Apps for Seniors

Smartphones can be a great tool for staying connected with your loved ones and the broader world, but their user interfaces and applications aren’t always designed with older adults in mind. Fortunately, many mobile developers have keyed in on this issue and created apps that can be easily used to enhance the lives of people …

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Understanding Sundowner’s Syndrome

If your loved one is in the mid-to-late stages of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of memory loss, you may have noticed something peculiar. They may wake up alert and lucid but, as the day goes on, things seem to change. By the time dinner comes around, they may become nonverbal, hostile or increasingly confused. …

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The Big Benefits of Community Living

If you’re like most people, the idea of leaving your current home is near unthinkable. After all, it’s the place where you’ve lived, raised a family, and forged memories that last a lifetime. But once the kids have grown up and flown the nest, living in a big house might be hurting your long-term quality …

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Your ‘Moving to Assisted Living’ Checklist

So, you’ve made up your mind and decided to move to an assisted living community. That’s great! We know that moving can be hard work – doubly so when you combine it with a major life transition. That’s why we put together this list of the most important things to consider, learn more about, and …

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The Benefits of Owning Pets for Seniors

Whether you like dogs or cats (or lizards or birds) there are few things better in life than the unconditional love of an animal companion. But did you know that the pets we care for can make our lives happier, healthier, longer and more fulfilling? It’s true – there are tons of scientifically proven perks …

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What to Look for in an Independent Living Community

If you’re starting to think about the next step in your retirement, investigating the different senior independent living communities in your area can be a terrific starting point. Below we’ll outline some helpful tips, things to consider, and questions to ask the senior independent living facilities that make it onto your list. Determine your wants …

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Understanding How Your Senior Living Options Compare.

Whether searching for yourself or someone you love, you’ll find that today’s senior living landscape is one full of variation. This makes the education process vitally important. As you begin to learn more, you’ll of course benefit from assessing your wants and needs, then checking those against the specific offerings of the communities in your …

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Know the Difference: Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes

Understanding the senior living industry isn’t always simple. With so many living options, care plans and community models, it can be a challenge to wrap your head around the choice that’s right for you or your loved one. Add in common, often outdated, misconceptions about the nature of senior living communities, and it’s no wonder …

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The Value of Clocks for Dementia Patients

Many are familiar with symptoms of late-stage dementia, such as forgetting familiar people, places and things. However, many of the earliest symptoms are often dismissed as simply a normal part of the aging process. For example, seniors in the first stages of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia may find themselves having increased difficulty with …

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