Alzheimer’s Care: Taking the Next Steps

For the more than 15 million Americans caring for the 5.4 million living with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia, the road ahead is one many would rather not take. Though there were exciting breakthroughs at the Alzheimer’s Association ...

 
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Getting the Family Involved in an Assisted Living Search

Once your family has decided decided it’s time to explore assisted living for a senior relative, there are ways to get everyone involved in the search process so that the burden does not rest entirely on the primary caregiver.

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Continuing Care Retirement Communities Minimize Transitions

Continuing care retirement communities, or CCRCs, are an attractive option for those who want flexibility and security through their retirement years and beyond. These senior living complexes provide a full range of services and settings to accommodate the changes that ...

 
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What the Sandwich Generation Wants in Senior Housing

It is clear that the long hallways and small rooms nursing home blueprint of the past is out. Besides the fact that the “medical model” of senior care is not exactly desirable, everyone’s talking about boomers and how they ...

 
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Senior Care Around the World: UK’s Bangladeshi and Pakistani Elders

Immediate family members, women especially, will provide the majority of care for Bangladeshi and Pakistani elders living in the United Kingdom, says this new article from Medical News Today. The proportion of seniors in these communities will increase significantly over ...

 
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Independent Living: When Does Security Go Too Far?

A new article from SeniorHousingNews.com poses the question, cautioning independent living providers that utilize monitoring/emergency alert technology systems to tread carefully. There is a fine line between fostering autonomy, assuring privacy, and providing a means for swift, efficient ...

 
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Intergenerational Senior Living: Who Does It Best?

The MetLife Foundation and Generations United just announced the communities who have demonstrated excellence in building and creating strong intergenerational support systems: from Texas to Virginia, these winners were applauded by members of Congress too, at a special event on ...

 
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Celebrating Older Americans Month in Assisted Living

“Never Too Old to Play!” is this year’s theme for Older Americans Month, an annual tradition that began in 1963 and is sponsored by the Administration on Aging (part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services). In ...

 
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Live-In Managers: A Unique Aspect of Holiday Retirement Living

Besides being one of the largest senior living providers, Holiday Retirement holds the distinction of employing live-in managers, a feature that not many communities share.

Live-in managers at Holiday organize and participate in activities, welcome new residents and introduce them ...

 
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Is Independent Living the Best Fit?

Independent living is expensive, but the price alone should not be the only guide for choosing a community. These days, the cost of living is high just about anywhere you call home. If you want to be happy where you ...

 
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