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10 Tips for Communicating with a Person with Dementia

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Aging and transitioning into a new lifestyle can be a challenging process. The presence of dementia can add to that challenge. Finding the right community for your loved one is essential to ensuring they have a high quality of life. Let’s look at how dementia can affect your loved one, including 10 tips for communicating […]

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How to Keep Good Mental Health While Aging

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Many older adults find it difficult to accept the aging process, with physical changes and accompanying mental health challenges. After all, we’re aware mental health can decline with age.  Around 15% of adults aged 60 and over have a mental disorder. However, there are things seniors can do to keep their minds active while working […]

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What Is It Like Living in a Retirement Community?

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Adults 65 and over are the largest growing population segment in the United States. As the population ages, the demand for retirement communities expects to increase. People are living longer, and while they still wish to maintain their independence, many also have more difficulties with daily living. Retirement communities provide housing, services, and amenities so […]

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Top Reasons for Moving to a Senior Living Community

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Moving to a senior living community can be a huge step for an aging adult. Even if a person can still take care of themselves in the day-to-day things, eventually maintaining a household—and everything that goes along with that—becomes too much for someone to do by themselves. A major misconception about senior communities is that […]

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What Makes a Good Senior Carer?

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What Makes a Good Senior Carer? Must-Have Qualities for Caregivers There’s a difference between a caregiver and a good caregiver. Just like there’s a difference between a teacher and your favorite teacher. Of course, receiving education or training is a must, but being a good carer requires more. When a caregiver provides excellent care, it […]

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What is Independent Living?

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Independent living is a great option when it’s time to retire and you’re ready to move into a community with like-minded neighbors. With the evolution of housing and a newfound commitment to older adults, the prospect of independent living represents comfort and relaxation. The rise of dedicated communities for independent living results in a safe […]

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