How to Make Friends When You’re New to an Assisted Living Facility

Being the new kid is never easy, even if you are an “older kid” who is moving into an assisted living facility. But honestly, making friends when you are new on the scene is just as difficult at this age […]

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Senior Spotlight: Craig Smith

Growing Up in Canton, Ohio Craig Smith was born in Canton, Ohio in 1951 and has lived here all his life. In high school, Craig had friends that spanned different crowds, both the intellectuals/brainiacs and the sports crowd. In fact, […]

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How Making the Move to Assisted Living Can Benefit Quality of Life

We all love to imagine that we will live out our days in our own homes, surrounded by the people and things that we cherish. But if your loved one lives to a ripe old age, there may come a […]

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The Importance of Community in Both Mental and Physical Health

As people age, their circle of friends tends to get smaller. And unfortunately this is the exact opposite of what is best for people who want to remain physically and mentally strong throughout their golden years. Connections, community, and friendships […]

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Five Must-Have Personal Items to Make an Assisted Living Suite Feel Like Home

Change can be difficult, and one of the most troublesome transitions a person can make is moving into an assisted living suite. If you have to help a loved one make this difficult move, this can be a trying time […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Visitation Time with an Assisted Living Resident

If someone you love has moved into an assisted living facility, it can be difficult to know what to do when you visit. After all, you have spent many decades visiting your parent, grandparent, aunt, or uncle in their own […]

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What the COVID-19 Surge Due to the Omicron Variant Means for Nursing Homes

With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 surging across the globe, scientists are learning that this variant is taking hold faster but is also less deadly than its previous counterparts. But when considering the vulnerability of the nursing home population, special […]

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How to Ease the Transition from Independent to Assisted Living

If it is time for your loved one to move to an assisted living facility, both of you may be a little nervous about the transition. After all, giving up one’s home and moving to a new place is never […]

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Exploring the Seven Stages of Dementia

If your loved one is diagnosed with dementia, it is a difficult time for the whole family. Understanding the stages of this disease is paramount to get the appropriate care for your family member to keep them healthy and safe. […]

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When Do Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients Need Full-Time Care?

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Dementia in a loved one is one of the most difficult diseases to encounter in someone we care about. According to US News and World Report, 5.8 million Americans suffer from this progressive disease, and […]

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