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Helping Your Parent Retire from Driving

July 24, 2019

Talking with your parent about retiring from their time behind the wheel is a conversation most families struggle to have in an effective way that yields desirable results for all parties. Understanding the goals of the conversation before sitting down to have it is vital to a successful discussion. Whether it’s consulting an expert on […]

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Why Choose Assisted Living Over Living Alone?

July 16, 2019

One of the most difficult decisions you have to make in your life is when you have to decide between living alone and assisted living. Both have their positives and their negatives, and no matter what you decide you should take a lot of time and think long and hard about it. We wanted to […]

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How to Find the Right Assisted Living Community

July 10, 2019

As we age, there comes a time when we consider the option of moving to an assisted living community. Getting around your home becomes difficult, and you can no longer perform everyday tasks. While you may want to stay in your home, it can be dangerous unless you have someone living with you. Who will […]

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What Can We Learn From The Dementia Village?

July 3, 2019

For those unaware of the concept, dementia villages were created as a safe and comforting residential community for those who suffer from dementia. Let’s take a few minutes to explore this fascinating idea and how it is teaching us to better care for those with illness in their elderly years. Where Did Dementia Villages Originate? […]

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Senior Care is a Team Effort

June 26, 2019

As the old saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Similarly, it could be said that “it takes a village to care for the elderly.” It can be a stressful time when you come to the realization that an elderly loved one can no longer care for themselves. You may think you […]

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Should You Take Over the Full-Time Care of Your Loved One?

June 19, 2019

If you have aging parents and the physical space necessary to house and care for them late in their lives, it may be tempting to offer them the ability to age in place rather than transfer to an assisted living facility. Perhaps you are concerned for their comfort and are nervous about placing them in […]

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Common Myths About Assisted Living Homes

June 12, 2019

With all of the misleading information found on the internet today, it can be a nerve-racking process to find the right assisted living facility for yourself or an aging loved one. Let’s clear up some common myths in order to take some of the stress out of finding a facility that satisfies all of your […]

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Moving Day Tips for Seniors

June 4, 2019

Moving into an assisted living facility can be stressful for seniors and family members alike, but when you have a plan, the process will be much easier. Today we’re going to go through some of the ways that you can make your transition much easier. Preparing for the Move As the moving day approaches, you […]

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Staying Safe in the Summer Sun for Seniors

May 29, 2019

It’s time to say farewell to spring, as the blazing heat of summer will soon be upon Maryland residents. Although many of us prefer this type of weather to the bitter cold of winter, the heat can pose significant risks to everyone, especially aging adults who are more easily affected by the negative side effects […]

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Restoring Confidence After a Fall

May 22, 2019

Falling down is never good, but when you’ve reached a certain age, it can be downright disastrous. According to the National Council of Aging, a senior citizen is treated for a fall every 11 seconds. They are considered the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older people. All this to say that falls […]

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