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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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Benefits of a Life Care Community

Planning for life after retirement — or simply planning for life after you reach a certain age — can be intimidating. Aging in place may sound like an ideal option at first, but it presents plenty of unknowns. What if your health or the health of a loved one suddenly takes a turn for the …

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Planning for Retirement in Central Florida

There’s always a certain level of uncertainty that accompanies planning for retirement. Even if you started saving early and are on track to retire at the average retirement age of 64 in the U.S., or maybe even earlier, there still may be lingering worries that you haven’t saved enough. And then there’s the other big …

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How Occupational Therapy Can Help Increase Your Range of Motion

The health of our residents at Village on the Green is of the utmost importance, which is reflected in our award-winning skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Our newly opened state-of-the-art Health Center represents our commitment to providing a full continuum of care for the men and women who have come to call our community in …

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Help You Kick-Start Downsizing Your Home

Spring is the season most often associated with new beginnings, so it only makes sense that many people look forward to annual spring cleaning. After a long winter, the warmer weather is wonderful for airing out the house and tackling overdue chores. However, it’s not just a time for catching up. It can also be …

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What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care?

As we age, certain aspects of life can become more challenging. Older adults often need assistance with self-care, mobility and other activities of daily living. They may feel isolated after the loss of a spouse, or because family members or friends have moved away. Retirement communities can be a vibrant alternative to living alone, providing …

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Managing the Emotions of Downsizing

Even though we know the many benefits of moving to a senior living community, many older adults put off the process of downsizing. The anticipation of stress can lead many people to delay their move until an emergency makes it vital. But beginning the process of downsizing your home while you’re healthy and strong allows …

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Questions to Ask Assisted Living Communities

Whether you’re newly exploring assisted living for a family member in need of senior care, or you’re well into your search for an assisted living community, you’ve likely already come to a realization: There’s a lot to consider! You can get organized and make your search more manageable by using this list of questions to …

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