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Seniors Making a Difference as Mentors

In honor of National Mentoring Month, we’re spotlighting intergenerational mentoring programs that have proven beneficial for seniors as well as the youth they serve.

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Top 2018 Trends in Senior Living

Top Trends in Senior Living 2018

There is a trend in senior living to make communities seem less like institutions and more like homes.

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best kept secrets of financing

The Best-Kept Secrets of Senior Living Financing

Think you know the ins and outs of paying for senior living? These financial facts may surprise you!

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A Sensory Guide to Senior Living

A Sensory Guide to Senior Living

When trying to determine which senior community is right for your loved one, why not let your senses be your guide?

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Make the Most of Senior Living: Guidelines for Visitors

Especially if your parent is in memory care or skilled nursing, you may want to limit the visitors at any given time so as not to cause confusion or make the conversation difficult to follow.

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#ElderCareChat recap - OurParents.com

Join the January 17, 2018 #ElderCareChat: How to Rightsize for Senior Living

The next #ElderCareChat will be a discussion about how to rightsize for senior living.

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How to Celebrate a Milestone Event

Milestone Event Coming Up in 2018? Here’s How to Celebrate

Make your parent’s milestone occasion special with a memorable celebration for family and friends.

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Parent in Debt? What Do You Do?

As you contemplate your parents’ need for senior living or in-home care, you may be worried to discover that they have more debt than you realized.

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The benefits of virtual pets

The Benefits of Virtual Pets for Seniors

Imagine if seniors could have a furry companion that not only keeps them company but also offers conversations, encouragement, and emotional support. What if the canine or feline companion could even remind them when to take medication or sends for help in the event of a fall?

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Finding the Humor in Caregiving

Finding the Humor in Caregiving

Being a caregiver for your aging parents can be demanding, stressful, and frustrating. Fortunately, it can also be filled with humor — if you’re able to see it.

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