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What's the Difference Between a CCRC and a Life Plan Community

What’s the Difference Between a CCRC and a Life Plan Community?

Navigating the landscape of the various types of senior living communities can be confusing and overwhelming. Here, we make it simple.

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How senior living residents can be leaders

How Senior Living Residents Can Be Leaders

Residents in senior living deserve a voice in shaping their communities. Sometimes it takes one or two individuals with leadership abilities to speak up—not only on behalf of themselves but also on behalf of other residents who are reticent to vocalize their thoughts.

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Join the 11/15/17 #ElderCareChat: Support for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

Each month, join #ElderCareChat, a real-time forum for sharing experiences and expertise in eldercare! Follow @OurParents and @ElderCareChat on Twitter to contribute to the conversation. The next #ElderCareChat will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, from 1-2 pm ET, with guest

Should You Sell Your Life Insurance Policy-

Should You Sell Your Life Insurance Policy?

If you can’t afford life insurance premiums into retirement and you’re considering surrendering your policy, don’t throw in the towel just yet.

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how can seniors boost their credit scores?

How Can Seniors Boost Their Credit Score?

“Lower scores and poorer credit profiles can limit your choices,” says Freddie Huynh of Freedom Financial Network. Read on to learn how to boost your score.

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In Senior Living, It’s Not a

A Man’s World? Not in Senior Living

Visit an assisted living community or skilled nursing facility, and one observation may immediately strike you—there are a lot more women than men.

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#ElderCareChat 10/4/17 Recap: Boosting Brain Health

We were honored to welcome industry leader Silverado as the expert panelist for our most recent #ElderCareChat.

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Advice for Older Caregivers

Advice for Older Family Caregivers

Older adults may find the burdens of caregiving more physically or mentally wearing than it otherwise would be if they were younger.

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Should You Write an Ethical Will?

An ethical will (or legacy letter) enables us to communicate the values we hold most dear and pass them down through the generations.

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Stimulating Games for Senior Living

Stimulating Games for Senior Living

It’s important that games for seniors do more than run the gamut from “b” (bingo) to “b” (bridge).

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