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November 15, 2018
Talking with someone with memory loss

Communicating with Someone Who Has Memory Loss

Communicating with someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is difficult, but it’s not impossible. With a few conversation techniques and a lot […]
November 6, 2018
Memory care center criteria

What to Look for in a Memory Care Center

Arriving at the decision that your loved one needs memory care is difficult, and choosing where they will move to can be even more daunting. You […]
October 26, 2018
What is assisted living?

What Is Assisted Living? Is It Right for You or Your Parent?

Assisted living can greatly enhance the quality of life for older adults and extend their health and well-being. Yet many seniors and their adult children continue […]
October 17, 2018
Choosing an independent living community

Choosing an Independent Living Community

An independent living community offers adults a simpler, worry-free lifestyle. However, not all independent living communities are equal, so choosing the right one is anything but […]
September 28, 2018
discussing retirement living with your parents

Discussing Retirement Living with Your Parents

Of all the conversations you’ll have with your parents, discussing retirement living with them is one of the most difficult, yet most important. Finding the right […]
September 17, 2018
finding nursing care

A First-Person Feature: My Family’s Journey in Finding Nursing Care

By Marie* No one wants to be in a nursing home… no one, I thought as I entered the doors of the Parkway Village Health Center. […]
September 12, 2018

Myths and Realities of a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Seniors are faced with an array of decisions about how they will live out their retirement years,. Unfortunately, this important decision is often muddled with pre-conceived […]
September 12, 2018
aging parent

6 Signs Your Parent Needs Additional Help

Realizing your parent needs help taking care of themselves can be a difficult process, but moving a parent to assisted living can play a vital role […]
September 12, 2018
retirement community

Living Successfully in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

By: Mark Hamby How many times have you heard an older adult say, “I’m going to stay in my house as long as I possibly can!” I […]