Senior Housing: Architecture & Design for the Future

So much in the senior living world has changed since the first nursing homes were built in the 1950s, particularly in terms of architecture and design.

Take a drive around any town or city that is home to numerous types ...

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An Overview of Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)

Choosing a senior care community for yourself or an elder relative can be a difficult decision for numerous reasons; many families and individuals considering care have to weigh things like cost, availability, the varied opinions of family members, amenities offered, levels of care provided, location, and much more.

Although you or the senior who needs care may be active, healthy, and able to live independently, it’s hard to know ...

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Aging Caregivers for an Aging Population

So imagine you're 23 and you're taking care of your sister, who's 21 and just had a knee operation for a sports injury. You take her to physical therapy, help her get up and down the stairs, supply ice for her knee, remind her to keep it elevated (and keep off her feet) - no big deal. Just a few weeks ago, I did this for my mother-in-law after she had exploratory ...

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