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5 Tips for Communicating with Those Who Have Memory Loss

Patience, preparation and environmental control can help simplify the challenges of communicating with a loved one who suffers from memory loss.

  • 13 July 2017
  • Author: lindigital
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5 Tips for Communicating with Those Who Have Memory Loss
As people age, they may develop conditions that cause memory loss, such as Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. If your family member is struggling to remember names, events and routines, you may feel unsure about the best way to communicate with them. Memory loss is not an easy problem to deal with, but having patience and following a few techniques can improve your communication.

4 Surprising Facts About Assisted Living Communities

Why Senior Housing Communities May Defy Your Expectations

  • 11 May 2017
  • Author: Lowan
  • Number of views: 322
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4 Surprising Facts About Assisted Living Communities

If your parents, siblings, or extended family members require regular help, assisted living apartments offer caring solutions that can dramatically increase your loved one's quality of life and sense of well-being. Here are some unexpected surprises that you'll discover as you learn more about senior housing in Oahu. 

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
  • Author: Anonym
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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
  • Author: Anonym
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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. 

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