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What If Your Loved One Is Too Shy for Assisted Living?

What if your loved one is too shy for assisted living?

What if your loved one is too shy for assisted living?You just know your mom or dad would get more out of assisted living if they would just come out of their shell. Their new assisted living community has so many great activities, and everyone else seems to be enjoying themselves. Why does your parent seem reluctant to join in? (more…)

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Looking Ahead at Assisted Living in 2016

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assisted_livingSenior living facilities are not what they used to be…and that’s actually a good thing. An increasing number of assisted living providers are replacing outdated notions of “an old folks’ home,” where residents passively live out their remaining years, with communities that offer more positive feelings of socialization and active engagement. (more…)

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How to Help Senior Parents Downsize Before a Move

Helping Senior Parents Downsize for a MoveYou might imagine my mother belongs to a nomadic tribe evidenced by how few possessions she keeps in her home. Although her worldly goods wouldn’t fit on a camel’s back, a small trailer would do if she downsizes. My mother is great at purging because she doesn’t attach sentimental value to many …Read more ›

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