Visiting Assisted Living During the Holidays

During the holidays, most assisted living communities host a Thanksgiving buffet or holiday brunch, and residents are often joined by family and friends for these special meals. Those who are able may leave the community for the day to be ...

 
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Tips for Adjusting After a Move to Senior Care

Moving into assisted living, independent living, or any other senior care setting is a major life transition that will likely take time to adjust to, even if it was a decision amicably reached. Bringing in home care also commences a ...

 
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Assisted Living: A Variety of Venues for Diverse Interests & Needs

As recent data from the US Department of Health & Human Services declares, there are nearly 38,000 assisted living communities in the United States, providing housing and services for almost 1 million residents.

Given such a large number of facilities, the diversity ...

 
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Get to Know an Assisted Living Community before Move-In Day

“Lunch & learn” events are popular in a number of venues today: at the workplace, in community centers, on college campuses, etc. Typically, these events are designed to educate attendees in an informal setting on the sponsor’s topic of ...

 
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Bring a Senior Holiday Cheer: 10 Random Acts of Holiday Kindness

UPDATE: 2/11: Join us in taking part in our Random Acts of Kindness for Seniors campaign.

As many of us are shopping in a frenzy to finish up our list to an onslaught of holiday cards, deliveries, and more, there are seniors across the country who won't get a Christmas or Hanukkah card, visit, or gift this year. Sure, the activity directors of the world are doing everything to provide opportunities ...

 
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