• How Quality of Life Can Improve in a Memory Care Community

    When it comes to the care of your loved ones, it’s important to consider not only their physical care but also mental and emotional care. Some older adults experience Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other conditions that impact cognitive performance. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of people with Alzheimer’s dementia aged 65 and older […]

  • How Assisted Living Can Make Your Life Easier Every Day

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    As an older adult, you’re probably noticing changes in your energy levels and physical capabilities. These changes are normal and a natural part of aging. You may even find that daily responsibilities and chores become increasingly difficult to perform. Many people in this situation begin thinking about the benefits assisted living could provide them. From […]

  • Ways To Help Friends Family Better Understand Dementia

    When you have a loved one with dementia, it becomes essential to understand what they are going through and how to interact with them positively. Even if you feel like you understand dementia pretty well, it is a good idea to help friends and family understand it. Then, your loved one can have as many […]

  • Healthy Lifestyle for Hearing Health

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    It may seem like your hearing and lifestyle are entirely unrelated, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. The things you eat and do can directly impact how well you hear. While some types of hearing loss can’t be prevented with lifestyle changes, you may be able to slow down your hearing loss with […]

  • Four Tips To Avoid Phone Scams for Seniors

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    Seniors are naturally more trusting than younger adults. This is one of the characteristics that is most endearing about them. But unfortunately, it’s also one of the characteristics that scammers look for when determining who to trick (or attempt to defraud). Some estimates suggest that elder fraud impacts as many as 5 million mature adults […]

  • Checklist for Choosing the Right Senior Living

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    Is it time to find the ideal senior living solution for a loved one? There are things you can do to narrow your options and make sure your loved one ends up in a community that’s a good fit. When looking for the right senior living community, consider the following considerations. Then, write them down […]

  • Tips for Holiday Gatherings with Your Older Adult Loved Ones

    With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to begin thinking about how you want to celebrate them this year and how you want to include your aging loved ones in your celebrations. Since the holidays can be stressful for people of any age, the idea is to make your celebrations as stress-free as possible for […]

  • Why is Older Adult Living So Expensive?

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    If you’ve noticed your cost of living increasing each year, you’re not alone. Everything costs more today than it did even five years ago. And if you’re an older adult who fondly remembers $90-a-month mortgage payments and 49-cents-a-pound ground beef, wrapping your head around today’s prices can be difficult at best. Do you wish to […]

  • What A Move To Assisted Living Looks Like

    Assisted Living Moving Into Checklist | Elder Care Alliance

    For many, once they have a conversation with a loved one about moving into an assisted living community, the next steps can seem overwhelming and full of many more questions than answers. If you are in the process of finding the right community for your loved one, read our tips on how to begin the […]

  • Coping with Guilt After Moving a Loved One into Senior Living

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    For many, one of the hardest decisions they have to make in their life is to move a loved one into senior living. Taking responsibility for another person’s life experience is a tremendous job and can create pressure to find the best possible environment for your loved one. Discovering how to deal with guilt is […]

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