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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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Why Longwood, FL, May be One of Florida’s Best-Kept Secrets

If you’re exploring the best places to retire near Orlando, Longwood, FL, should be on your list. This charming town in central Florida has a lot to offer those over age 60, and provides plenty of opportunities to explore, play and enjoy every day. Outdoor Recreation If being able to enjoy nature is important to …

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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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Understanding the Different Stages of Dementia

Dementia is a general term for symptoms of cognitive decline leading to impaired memory or reasoning that interferes with day-to-day living. Many types of dementia exist, and many conditions cause it. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for between 60 to 80% of dementia diagnoses. It’s a degenerative brain disease that …

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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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What is Personal Care?

When fingers become less nimble and muscles don’t cooperate the way they used to, it can be difficult to navigate the activities of daily living. As tasks like dressing and taking care of your personal hygiene become a burden, you may be surprised to discover how far personal care can go toward improving your quality …

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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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