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5 Signs You’ve Found the Best Assisted Living Facility for Your Parent

March 31, 2017

We always want the best for our parents, and finding the best assisted living facility is one of the most helpful things we can do for them as they grow older. Here are some qualities that the most renowned facilities offer: They plan activities to keep residents engaged. If care providers make a point to […]

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Why Long-Term Care Should be Part of Your Retirement Planning

February 17, 2017

Did you know that although only 1/3 of Americans think they will need long term care, 2/3 actually will need it? When planning for retirement, it’s important to make sure you have thought of everything you might need and want in order to ensure you have a happy and healthy life in the years following […]

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Why Visitors are Important for Assisted Living Facilities

January 18, 2017

Assisted living facilities provide comfortable, home-like environments for seniors to live in when they can no longer live on their own. They provide 24/7 care and focus greatly on improving and maintaining the health and happiness of their residents. Although assisted living facilities pride themselves on being able to fully care for their residents, there […]

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Ask These 3 Questions When Interviewing an Assisted Living Facility

December 21, 2016

Finding an assisted living facility that meets your loved one’s needs can be a stressful process. It’s important when finding an assisted living facility you come prepared with questions that will help you find the right fit for your loved one. Ask these 3 questions when interviewing an assisted living facility. What activities happen year-round? […]

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Why a 3:1 Staff to Patient Ratio Is So Important

November 15, 2016

Senior citizens and elderly people require specialized care. The challenges that come along with the increased life expectancy require that the caregivers have specific skill set. Nursing homes are supposed to provide the highest level of elder care to the seniors admitted in their facilities. You would want your relatives to get an experienced and […]

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When is Hospice Care Required?

October 18, 2016

Hospice care isn’t for everyone, but it is very advantageous to those who need it. Hospice care workers do their best to eliminate chronic pain in patients, as well as tend to their emotional and spiritual needs when they are suffering from a serious or terminal illness. So when is hospice care a requirement? When […]

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Maryland Alzheimer’s Facts

September 14, 2016

Over 14 percent of the Maryland population is over the age of 65. With such a large population of senior residents, Maryland has some of the higher Alzheimer’s rates in the country. The statistics that surround Alzheimer’s in our area are astounding and as an industry that cares for the elderly, we believe that these […]

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Why Home-like Environments are Important to Privacy and Independence

August 11, 2016

Aging is just a natural process and it can be bittersweet. On one hand, you feel proud for knowing or being with someone who’s had such a beautiful, rich life, yet on the other hand, you know they’re on the last leg of their cycle. In an odd way, much like the story of Benjamin, […]

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What is Palliative Care and who needs it?

July 15, 2016

Palliative care, sometimes refereed to as hospice, is specialized medical care for people who suffer from serious illness. It is focused mainly on providing the patient with relief from the symptoms and stress of their illness and thereby improving their remaining quality of life. Doctors tend to recommend palliative care for those who suffer chronic, […]

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Aging in Place vs. Aging at Home

June 10, 2016

Traditionally aging in place refereed to staying in one’s own home while maintaining a high quality of life. We have now broken out the terms into aging in place, and aging at home. It may sound simple enough, aging in place is aging in a non-healthcare environment, and aging at home is staying put and […]

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Howard County: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.

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