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Tips for Seniors to Have the Healthiest Summer Yet

With the promise of another hot, humid Florida summer on the horizon, it’s important for older adults to keep themselves and their loved ones safe as temperatures rise.  Let’s look at some health and safety tips that can make your summer more enjoyable, whether you’re a resident at Village on the Green, exploring your living …

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Tips for Reducing Loneliness for Seniors During the Holidays

The media we consume portrays the holiday season as a time of joy. A time to gather with family and friends, reflecting on all the good things in life. However, the holidays can be difficult for many of us, especially as we grow older. In fact, all of the emphasis on how great of a …

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4 Ways You Can Show Appreciation for a Family Caregiver

A family caregiver is someone who helps care for a loved one who is often sick, has a disability, or simply needs extra support throughout the day as they age. This may be a son or daughter caring for a parent or a spouse caring for their partner. Oftentimes the person needing care is an …

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8 Signs of Caregiver Burnout & How Respite Care Can Help

Taking care of a loved one can be a rewarding experience. That said, being a caregiver is also very stressful at times. Those who care for others are more likely to put the needs of loved ones over their own. They may also be juggling full-time jobs and other priorities and demands. Unlike nurses and …

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What Does Village on the Green’s 5-Star Medicare Rating Mean for You?

At Village on the Green, we strongly recommend prospective residents visit our senior living community, whether in-person or virtually, before committing to a contract. However, there are some other online resources available that provide insight into the quality of care we provide. Nursing Home Compare is one such tool. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and …

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Can You Identify the Warning Signs of Stroke?

How should you react if someone is having a stroke? Could you even identify the warning signs? If you hesitated when thinking about how to respond to these questions, you are not alone. In one survey conducted by the CDC only 38 percent of respondents were aware of all major stroke symptoms and knew to …

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Common Misconceptions About COVID-19 and Senior Living

It’s difficult to watch the news these days without hearing a negative story about COVID-19 and senior living. We talk to prospective residents and their families every day about common myths of communities like ours, and we know you probably have a lot of questions and uncertainties about senior living during the pandemic. We hope …

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