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Grieving the Loss of a Loved One With Alzheimer’s

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Grieving the loss of a loved one who has been living with Alzheimer’s can be difficult.  Often times, the grieving process begins long before a person passes away as we see their physical presence go unchanged while their inner-self unravels little by little.  It is a type of grief that consists of multiple losses and… Read more

Unpacking the True Costs of Home Maintenance

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If you are a senior citizen trying to decide between downsizing to a smaller home and moving to a retirement community, you’ll want to be aware of the maintenance and repair costs associated with home ownership.  When these additional expenses are figured into your overall budget, you may be surprised at how affordable senior living… Read more

Living Life Well in Your Retirement Years

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There are many factors that go into choosing a retirement community.  Everything from financial planning to healthcare, apartment preferences, staff personalities, dining options, amenities – the list goes on and on.  While these are all important factors in making a final decision, one vital piece of the overall puzzle can often go overlooked: Will my… Read more

When Siblings Disagree About Senior Care

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Caring for an aging loved one can be one of the most stressful things to happen to a family.  The experience is often physically, emotionally, and financially draining.  When there are multiple siblings involved, disagreements can rear their ugly heads.  The good news is that it doesn’t not have to be this way!  When cooler… Read more

Eliminating Stress and Strengthening Family Bonds

Younger woman and senior couple laughing together

Over 10,000 people turn 65 every day.  At some point, most of us will need to address the question of how to handle the changing health needs of our aging loved ones.  Every year, there are approximately 44 million Americans providing 37 billion hours of care.  While this experience can be very rewarding, it can… Read more

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