Is it Winter Blues or Something Else?

Feeling a little down and tired these days? Wondering if it’s post-holiday blues or the winter-time blahs? Perhaps you’re one of the hundreds experiencing fatigue, irritability, and disrupted sleep in the dark days of winter. Cloudy days and long dark nights mess with our body’s circadian rhythms causing interrupted sleep. Sleep deprivation is dangerous for all […]

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5 Positive Reasons for Moving During the Holidays

Five Positive Reasons for Moving During the Holidays It’s common for families to “wait until after the holidays” to move their elderly loved one to assisted or supportive living. They say, “I just want mom to have one more holiday in her home.” I get it, there’s an overwhelming emotional attachment to the idea of home-for-the-holidays. […]

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3 Ways to Get Value From Reminiscing

3 Ways To Get Value From Reminiscing Do you know why older adults tell the same stories over and over? Because it’s how they make meaning of their lives. Reflection on their life events affirms that their life has been worthwhile The life review process is an important part of healthy aging, psychologically and spiritually. If your loved […]

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When You Worry About Elderly Neighbors

When You Worry About ​Elderly NeighborsNancy called last week worried about her elderly neighbor and wondering what to do. She sees her neighbor out walking, but when Nancy talks to her, it seems like she might have some dementia. No adult children have visited that Nancy knows of. The house and yard need work, and her […]

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Diabetic Services In Assisted Living

Do You Have Diabetes? Ask These Questions Before Choosing An Assisted Living  Before choosing a care community, you’ll want to understand diabetic services in assisted living because not every facility provides comprehensive diabetic care. Make the best choice for your or your loved one’s health by understanding the basics and asking 3 key questions.Diabetes Is On The […]

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