Retirement Living, Virtually

There’s a new trend in retirement living, and it doesn’t involve moving. The village concept, born in a Boston neighborhood in 2001, is now morphing into “the notion of virtual retirement communities,” says a recent FoxBusiness.com article.

Primarily ...

 
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The Keys to Good Brain Health for Seniors

As the incidence of dementia nears epidemic proportions, brain health is increasingly on everyone’s minds. Seniors especially are looking for ways to preserve and boost cognitive function and memory.

A new study, published in the Journal of the American ...

 
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Why Atria Senior Living Residents Are Reading with Children

There’s a wonderful photograph posted on the Atria Senior Living Facebook page today. An Atria resident in a Dr. Seuss-inspired hat is surrounded by children eager to hear his reading of the timeless tale, The Cat in the Hat. ...

 
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How Health Care Law Changes Will Affect Seniors

A new post on the Visiting Nurse Service of New York blog outlines some of the changes seniors should expect as a result of the Affordable Care Act. The article references the following:

Coverage of more preventive services under Medicare ...

 
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Senior Living Marketing: How to Discover a Customer’s Value System

Today's post is from guest blogger Carol Marak, a copywriter for the adult living, senior, and health care space. Carol coaches businesses to find their voice and tone, to deeply understand their customer’s challenges and motivation, and to create ...

 
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How Home Care Can Help

Most of us would agree; there aren’t enough hours in the day, especially if you’re caring for a senior loved one. But have you considered how home care services might help you add hours to the day?

The ...

 
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Occupational Therapy in Assisted Living: Help for Daily Tasks

We chose assisted living for Dad so he could get the help he needed. Why would he also need therapy?

It’s a perfectly legitimate question, but the thing about assisted living is this: the more assistance your Dad needs ...

 
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A Round-Up of Senior Care Payment Options

Deciding whether to access senior care (and what type of services, like home care, assisted living, or skilled nursing care) is one thing, how to pay for it is another. Both are monumental tasks, especially for caregivers who are already ...

 
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Benefits Checkup: National Programs Helping Seniors

Paying for prescriptions, food, and the monthly utility bills is a challenge for seniors on a fixed income. Sadly, it’s more serious than that: the National Council on Aging estimates that over 13 million older adults “live in or on ...

 
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Caring For Our Nation’s Aging Veterans

In a recent post for eCaring.com, Melody Wilding takes a look at the state of aging veterans in our nation.

She opens with the history of the upcoming holiday, which will be observed this Sunday, and shares these noteworthy ...

 
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