Assisted Living in the News, Again

In late July, assisted living hit headlines in a big way: a PBS documentary, Life and Death in Assisted Living, put the country’s largest provider, Emeritus Senior Living, in the hot seat after the tragic death of a resident ...

 
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Senior Living Residents Honor Veterans in New Way

Arrow Senior Living recently launched a YouTube video, "Seniors Salute Thunder Road," in response to Thunder Road, a feature film that explores "the physical and psychological repercussions of combat for this generation's soldier."

Residents of the Missouri-based senior living company ...

 
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Veterans Honored During GI Film Festival

With all the war this country has seen in the last 100 years, it’s no surprise that veterans now make up a significant percentage of the population. But as veterans of long-ago wars age, they may wonder if their sacrifices ...

 
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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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New Jersey Assisted Living Home Celebrates Senior Couples

Exchanging a sweet kiss. Holding hands. Renewing vows. This is what 18 senior couples in a New Jersey community for veterans did yesterday, in front of a crowded auditorium of family, friends, staff and fellow residents.

According to this DailyJournal.com ...

 
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Honoring Veterans in Senior Living

“As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars.” - John M. McHugh

In preparation for the long holiday weekend, we should all carve out time to pause and remember ...

 
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Holiday Retirement Supports Program That Helps War Veterans “Heal and Readjust”

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Dog sledding in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota. Sailing. Rockclimbing and backpacking in the wilderness. All in some of our country’s most breathtaking locations, ...

 
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The “Greatest Generation” Recording Stories Before They’re Gone

Atria Senior Living did it with recipes. Nationwide, retirement communities participating in the Spirit of '45 campaign are doing it with photos, letters, and stories. Seniors around the world do it every day -- in assisted living, around the dinner ...

 
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Senior Care Benefits for Veterans and Spouses

As we honor our country’s dedicated service men and women on Veterans Day tomorrow, we should also be mindful of the care needs faced by many of these individuals. While a sobering thought, there are some programs that can ...

 
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Catch the Spirit of ’45, for This Generation and the Next

Even though I had to drag it out of him and the memories stirred were excruciating, I am eternally grateful to know my grandfather’s war stories.

My grandfather was still my hero well before I knew this part of ...

 
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