Celebrating Birthdays in Senior Living

Problem: Grandma is turning 90, but since her assisted living move, travel isn’t so easy anymore. Solution: bring the party to her! Most senior living communities have space devoted for families to enjoy a private party, or a common area ...

 
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Celebrate the Seniors You Love in 2013

On the first day of January, people everywhere are kicking their resolutions into high gear. Most of them don’t sound like much fun though -- like cutting out chocolate, scaling back on spending, or getting up at the crack ...

 
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Ideas for Honoring Grandparents Day in Assisted Living

Sunday is Grandparents Day, and also the kick off for National Assisted Living Week. Across the country and all over the web, community organizations, individuals, and senior care providers have been preparing for the day, encouraging people of all ages ...

 
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Ideas for Celebrating Family History Month in Assisted Living

How did Grandma and Grandpa meet? Where does your great aunt keep all her wonderful recipes? Which of your uncles got into the most trouble?

October is Family History Month, the perfect time to get answers to all of these ...

 
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Celebrating Special Occasions in Assisted Living

Grandparents Day is this Sunday, September 11th, and National Assisted Living Week kicks off then too. You can bet that assisted living communities across the country will be celebrating accordingly in the days ahead.

But nationally-headlined special occasions aside, moving ...

 
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Celebrate National Assisted Living Week: September 12-18

In 1995, the National Center for Assisted Living established National Assisted Living Week© (NALW) to provide "a unique opportunity for residents, families, staff, volunteers, and the surrounding community to come together to share with our residents a variety of events and activities that show them how much we care for them."

An advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., NCAL (a branch of the American Health Care Association, or AHCA), partners ...

 
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