5 Ways Searching for Assisted Living Can Increase Your Productivity

There aren’t enough hours in a day already, especially if you care for a parent or older relative. How could adding a search for assisted living actually increase productivity? Here are five ways it’s possible:

Whether you’re ...

 
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How to Visit in Assisted Living (and Enjoy Yourself)

Feeling guilty about Mom being in assisted living? Hate seeing Dad in the assisted living apartment instead of his home, where you know he wants to be? Angry at your siblings for pushing a move when you know your parents ...

 
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How to Take a Break as a Senior Caregiver

Being a caregiver for a senior is a round-the-clock responsibility. Though there may be many rewards and joys in the journey, the reality is that the care of another human being is utterly exhausting. Taking a break and getting adequate ...

 
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Senior Living Visit Checklist for Long Distance Caregivers

Your mother recently moved to an assisted living community, and you haven’t visited yet. Now that flights are considerably cheaper and the holiday rush is over, you’re thinking of getting tickets and heading out to see her. Although ...

 
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Take Time to Make the Right Senior Care Decision

“It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly.” This quote from Mabel Newcomber is one in a collection of sage advice for caregivers from Sageminder.com, and it’s apt for any families ...

 
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The Perfect Gift for Caregivers and Seniors

You can’t buy it, sell it or wrap it, but you can certainly give it: your time. Time is something that lots of people want but either fail to give or receive, probably because it’s not entirely tangible. ...

 
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Finding New Ways to Communicate in Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s Care

Different types of dementia, Alzheimer’s, a stroke, a brain injury: these all have an impact on a person’s ability to communicate, making conversation with others extremely difficult. As time is often limited for assisted living staff who provide ...

 
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Searching for Assisted Living When Time Is of the Essence

That dreaded phone call in the middle of the night. A subsequent trip to the ER. Long hours of worrying and wondering in the waiting room. When a medical crisis hits, families are often forced into a quick decision about ...

 
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