Fun Activities for the Elderly in Senior Living Communities

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Independent living activities are beneficial to its residents by lifting spirits and promoting mental and physical sharpness. Though these activities may vary from community to community, the main goal is to keep seniors active, engaged and entertained. There are plenty of activities for residents in senior living communities to benefit from. These are not only…

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Let’s Compare: Assisted vs. Independent Living

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“We get this question all the time from families and prospective residents. If you are from the industry and have never had to do a search for senior living before of course you don’t know the difference. I encourage you to read the article below for a better understanding so you know what options are out there for your loved one. And please don’t forget you are not alone, we are happy to help and come alongside you as you enter this journey. We are better together my grandma Eileen always said and that’s the truth.”

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Ultimate Checklist for Choosing an Assisted Living Community

Finding an ideal assisted living community for your senior loved one can be an overwhelming task, given the wide variety of facilities available. And while the suitability of a community varies from one individual to the other, there are certain must-haves in a senior living residence. Here’s our assisted living residence checklist.   1. Qualified…

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Why Respite Care is Important For Family Caregivers

Tracy Martin Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing- Respite Care is a service that we provide that a lot of folks don’t know about. This blog post will focus on educating you about what respite care is and why it’s so important that as a caregiver you take time for yourself. But we want you…

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How Memory Care for Alzheimer’s Differs From Assisted Living

How Memory Care for Alzheimer's Differs From Assisted Living

For 6.2 million Americans over the age of 65, Alzheimer’s dementia is a serious problem. It can have a profound impact on their daily lives, which is why many of those affected are opting for a safe and structured living space. Recent reports show that around 85% of people with probable dementia lived in a…

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Ten Signs To Know It Is Time To Move To Memory Care

Ten Signs To Know It Is Time To Move To Memory Care

When a loved one develops age-related dementia and Alzheimer’s, you can’t just jump into action and start making plans. The problems develop over time. Eventually, their emotional and psychological issues will pose new challenges. Memory loss can make it difficult to function. It often disrupts daily life. The truth is, the sooner you move that…

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Assisted Living vs. Skilled Nursing

Assisted Living vs. Skilled Nursing

Around 70% of adults over 65 are in need of some form of long-term care. They require monitoring and treatment, custodial or extensive care. That’s where a nursing home can prove useful. Those who are worried about a loved one often find themselves wondering what’s the best type of care when admitting a senior to…

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The Various Types of Senior Living Options, Explained

Senior Living Options, Explained

Due to the technological advances in the healthcare industry, life expectancy has gone up at a drastic pace—seniors over the age of 85 account for 2% of the nation’s population. In Michigan, the senior adult population was recorded at 2.6 million back in 2010. That’s roughly 26% of the population in the state. Given the…

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