Category: Skilled Nursing

A lot of smart people have been searching for ways to make top-quality medical care more accessible, have lower costs, reduce hospitalizations and ease the strain on the healthcare system. Now, thanks to telehealth, it’s virtually possible. For senior living communities or seniors who are living in their own homes, especially in rural areas, there are many […]

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Dementia affects more than 50 million people around the world, with 10 million new cases registered every year, according to the World Health Organization. It’s a disease that causes a mental decline in memory, thinking, reasoning and an individual’s ability to perform daily living activities. Here are 10 signs that you may notice early in dementia’s […]

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What Is It Like Living in a California Retirement Community?

If you’re approaching retirement, you’ve likely given some thought to the next chapter of your life. Will you travel? Volunteer part-time? Move closer to the kids? The type of housing you’ll live in makes up a large part of that conversation. You could remain in your home or, for example, move to a private suite […]

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What Are My Long-Term Care Options?

Retirement and lifestyle changes never mean you stop pursuing your goals and ideal lifestyle. You simply reassess, re-evaluate and make choices based on what you need now and in the future. At no point is this truer than when you’re making long-term care and housing decisions. You want to live in a place where you’re […]

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When considering living options for older adults, it’s important to take medical needs into account. Some people require a high level of care whether due to a chronic illness, rehabilitation after surgery or something else. Other older adults live independently, and, while they don’t need extra care at present, they want to fully understand the […]

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Finding a great retirement community can feel overwhelming: There are over 22,000 housing options for older adults in the U.S., with different levels of amenities and styles of housing. If you’re thinking of relocating now that you’re retired, the search becomes even more complex as now you’ve got to figure out where you’d like to live. […]

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Selecting a senior apartment floor plan that meets all your needs may seem daunting, especially when you have a lifetime accumulation of possessions and memorabilia to think about. As you prepare for your next move, we’ve compiled a few tips to help you find the best senior apartment floor plan to fit your needs and […]

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Skilled Nursing vs. Memory Care

Finding care for an individual with dementia means evaluating multiple options, and making the best choice can present challenges. If your relative has health conditions in addition to dementia, you may wonder about the pros and cons of memory care and skilled nursing. While the two types of care share some common features, they each […]

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Transitioning Through Levels of Senior Care

As your health needs change over time, finding the right type of care — in an environment that works for you — can become challenging. In the pursuit of exceptional lives, many people choose communities that offer a comprehensive continuum of services. Within the continuum of care, you’ll find levels of living that can meet […]

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Differences Between Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s is a serious disease of the brain that affects cognitive functions. Everyone experiences a bit of forgetfulness throughout their lives, which is normal. However, as we age, we may notice that we’re experiencing more forgetfulness than usual that may be attributed to a greater issue within the brain, such […]

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