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How Social Connections Keep Seniors Healthy

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When it comes to everyday life, having a community to support you can make a world of difference. The social connections seniors make are essential for their health. However, many older adults don’t have ways to make these connections.  Continue reading to learn more about how social connections help keep seniors healthy.  The Importance of […]

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Does Assisted Living Include Care for Dementia?

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While Assisted Living helps community members in critical areas of their lives to maintain happiness and independence, it does not automatically include dementia care.  People with dementia and other cognitive impairments face specific challenges that make everyday life more difficult. Many Assisted Living communities do not offer specialized support for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, […]

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Talking to Your Children About Assisted Living Care

Talking about assisted living care can be incredibly difficult, and although there are many resources for children looking to start the challenging conversation with their parents, the same cannot be said for proactive parents. Rather than waiting for your children to make the decision for you, we recommend that you start the conversation early so that you […]

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How to Talk to Someone with Dementia

Communicating with an individual who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s can be challenging. As the illness progresses, communication becomes increasingly difficult as they struggle to remember ideas, articulate their thoughts, and manage their emotions.  Despite these struggles, it’s incredibly important to continue to communicate with these individuals, as those relationships help promote better self-esteem, sense […]

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