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The First 4 Weeks in Senior Housing - Steps for A Successful Transition

Tips for Helping Your Parent Adapt to A New Lifestyle

  • 13 February 2017
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The First 4 Weeks in Senior Housing - Steps for A Successful Transition
Transitioning from home ownership to life in senior housing can be difficult for aging parents. Whether your loved one is moving into a senior community or an assisted living center, these steps can help you ease into this new phase in life.

Independent Living Checklist:

What to Look for, What to Ask

  • 13 January 2017
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Independent Living Checklist:
Choosing a senior living community can seem like a daunting task – especially when considering an independent living program. How can you tell in advance which community is right for you? After all, what seems fabulous to your best friends might seem stuffy or overly lively to you, and vice versa. The good news, though, is that if you ask enough questions and spend enough time visiting each community, you'll know when it feels right. To get you started, here's a checklist of what to research online, what to ask over the phone, and what to look for when you visit.

Having The Conversation: It’s Time For Assisted Living

Overcoming Resistance And Stepping Into A New Life In Oahu

  • 6 January 2017
  • Author: Anonym
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Having The Conversation: It’s Time For Assisted Living

The best time to have the conversation with your parent about assisted living is before the question comes up. If you wait until the last minute, it will be that much harder to sort things out. Here are a few tips to help you plan and carry out a productive, drama-free conversation with your aging parent. 

Living with Purpose: The Importance of Activities for Seniors

How Staying Active Boosts Happiness and Improves Overall Health

  • 27 December 2016
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Living with Purpose: The Importance of Activities for Seniors
The decision to move yourself or a loved one into an assisted or senior living facility is always difficult. Thankfully, there are things that you can do to make the transition smooth and ensure that your loved ones will be happy in their new home. The more activities and social opportunities a facility provides, the more likely your loved ones will enjoy their new lives there.

5 Tips for Helping Seniors Feel Included During the Holidays

How to Help the Seniors in Your Life Feel Less Lonely This Holiday Season

  • 22 December 2016
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5 Tips for Helping Seniors Feel Included During the Holidays
Depression is very common during the holidays and can strike old folks especially hard. Thankfully, there are many simple steps you can take to help the seniors in your life feel loved and included this holiday season. 
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