assisted living Retiring: Stay or Move?

Retiring: Stay or Move?

By Larry Hungerford 336-998-7000 or larry@wcamg.com of www.journalnow.com As we age, approaching the end of our working years, we face many tough decisions. Can we afford to retire? What do we do about long-term care? Should we relocate or stay put? Typically, a conservative safe approach recommended by many experts, is to plan on taking no …

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assisted living How to Recognize Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

How to Recognize Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

By : Sarah Stevenson From www.aplaceformom.com Caring for someone with dementia can take a toll on both the dementia caregiver and their family. Many families consider assisted living during this time, but will you recognize the signs that it’s the right time for your loved one?   Read what a psychologist says about recognizing and understanding these signs. Signs that Your Loved One …

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assisted living Retirement Communities: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Retirement Communities: Weighing the Pros and Cons

About the Author: This information was provided by Bill Gassett, a Nationally recognized leader in his field. Bill can be reached via email at billgassett@remaxexec.com or by phone at 508-625-0191. Bill has helped people move in and out of many Metrowest towns for the last 29+ Years. What is a 55 and Older Community? A retirement community is …

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assisted living 5 Ways to Improve Cognitive Function During Autumn

5 Ways to Improve Cognitive Function During Autumn

From www.alegrecare.com There’s a lot to love about the autumn season in Northern California. Autumn brings cooler temperatures, bright foliage, and fun outdoor activities that people of all ages can enjoy. Whether you’re a senior or a home caregiver, autumn also brings lots of opportunities to boost memory and cognitive function while enjoying the season’s benefits. …

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Home Fire Safety for Older Adults

From www.esfi.org: Introduction Knowledge and awareness are the keys to preventing fires.  ESFI urges older adults to take a proactive approach to home fire safety by learning about potential fire hazards and how to prevent them. This toolkit includes safety tip sheets that provide information about fire hazards related to cooking, heating, and electrical equipment, major …

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assisted living The Many Benefits of a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®

The Many Benefits of a Seniors Real Estate Specialist®

By Chrystal Caruthers of www.realtor.com Older Americans can recall a time when gas stations provided full service, with window washers and gas attendants to pump your fuel. They recall a time of service with a smile—and you don’t find much of that in today’s mobile-dominated environment, where text messages pass for conversation and e-signatures have replaced the …

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assisted living Why Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities

Why Seniors Prefer Senior Living Communities

Senior Living Communities Today Posted On 13 Aug 2015 at www.aplaceformom.com By : Jeff Anderson Senior communities range from homelike to the posh luxury of a high-end hotel or cruise ship, and they definitely don’t feel institutional today. Most seniors who have moved to assisted living or independent living communities report that they prefer life at their …

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assisted living Nursing Home Occupancy at a Five-Year Low

Nursing Home Occupancy at a Five-Year Low

National Investment Center data show occupancy at 82.2% and slowing decline in managed Medicare reimbursement to nursing homes ORIGINAL RELEASE: September 15, 2016 Contact: Biba Aidoo, (443) 926-3181 or communications@nic.org Rachel Griffith, (202) 868-4824 or rgriffith@messagepartnerspr.com Annapolis, Md. – The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) today released its second-quarter 2016 NIC Skilled Nursing Data …

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assisted living Disaster Planning For Older Adults

Disaster Planning For Older Adults

From the Insurance Information Institute, www.iii.org: A Preparedness Checklist For Seniors And Caretakers As a senior citizen or caretaker of an older person, preparing for and protecting against a fire, flood, hurricane or other disaster can be a special challenge. Many seniors live alone and may have special needs or limited physical mobility, which makes …

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assisted living 8 Assisted Living Search Mistakes to Avoid

8 Assisted Living Search Mistakes to Avoid

Posted On 28 Jun 2017 on www.APlaceForMom.com/Blog By : Jeff Anderson If you’re looking for assisted living, you know that there’s no time to make a poor decision and that you need to get it right the first time. Get a leg up on the average senior living consumer by learning from the mistakes other families have …

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