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Learning All About Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Communities

Hi everyone, my name is Irene Maier. In the last few years, I have gone through the nursing home listings four times over in search of a proper home for each of my grandparents. Their varying medical conditions complicated the process. I had to find homes staffed with people who were trained to handle daily medical procedures and properly respond to emergencies. Furthermore, I had to consider my grandparent's daily care abilities to find a home they would be happy to rent. During this extensive search, I learned all about services, amenities and rooms offered at nursing homes and assisted living communities. I want to share that information with you through this website. I hope you will come back again soon to learn more.

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Ways To Stay Active As A Senior In Florida

31 March 2015
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Florida is easily one of the most sought after places to retire. From the beaches to the warm weather to the many activities available, there are plenty reasons why seniors choose to retire in Florida. In fact, some cities offer an overwhelming population of retirees living in the area. Punta Gorda boasts that 30.5% of their residents are senior citizens. There is much more to do for senior available in Florida than most other places in the country. Read More …

When Is Independent Living The Best Choice?

30 March 2015
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When elderly people age, there is often a lot of confusion and uncertainty in their own minds and the minds of their loved ones as to where they ought to live. One of the most popular options for aged people is what they call independent living. For what kind of person is independent living the best option, and what should people consider when deciding whether independent living is for the or a loved one? Read More …

2 Of Your Pressing Questions About Assisted Living Apartments Addressed

30 March 2015
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The aging process can ravage the body in many different ways, but many of these will result in your loved one losing their ability to care for themselves on a daily basis. This can make them more likely to encounter numerous health problems that may shorten or reduce the quality of their life. Fortunately, assisted living apartments may be a viable option for those that are needing a care option for a loved one that is having difficulty caring for themselves. Read More …

Help Your Parent Remain Active While Living In An Assisted Living Community

24 March 2015
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Everyone knows how important exercise is, but many people struggle to get their daily allotment of activity in. As people age, finding the motivation to lift small weights and  go for a walk or stretch can become more and more difficult. At the same time, remaining active becomes increasingly important. If you have a parent in an assisted living facility, here are three ways you can help them stay active. Read More …

5 Ways To Communicate With An Alzheimer’s Patient

24 March 2015
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Alzheimer's is a devastating brain disease and affects more people than you think. According to the Alzheimer's Association, about 5.3 million of Americans have Alzheimer's disease in 2015. If one of your loved ones is suffering from this disease, you may feel a loss as to what you can do. Although you can't cure Alzheimer's, you can be there for your loved one and learn how to communicate effectively with him. Read More …