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Caring for the Caregiver

Whether you’re caring for a spouse, family member, or have been hired to support a senior who needs additional help, care-giving can be challenging no matter the circumstance. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 53% of caregivers have experienced

Most Common Senior Health Concerns

Most Common Senior Health Concerns Now more than ever, research is showing that Americans have great probability of living longer, healthier lives. However, as we age our bodies and minds face many health challenges. It’s always important to stay informed about common health risks and

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Your Loved One

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s not an uncommon time for seniors to feel a little lonely, especially if they’ve recently lost a loved one or spouse. However, Valentine’s Day can be a great opportunity to celebrate all special relationships. Whether it’s celebrating

2020 Senior Housing Trends

Each year, the senior living industry prepares itself for upcoming challenges, trends, and innovations, especially in regards to housing. From implementing the newest technologies to preparing for the retirement of baby boomers, 2020 has a lot of changes in store for senior living. Here are

Financial Resolutions for the New Year

With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to start making your resolutions for 2020. While many people choose to focus on health-related resolutions, January is a great time to reevaluate your finances and gain financial control of the coming year.

A Holiday Guide for Visiting Aging Parents

The holiday season gives us a great opportunity to get together with friends and family, especially if you live far away. For many adult children, visiting aging parents during the holidays can come as a shock. You might notice changes in their physical health, or

4 Best Ways to Prevent Sarcopenia

Age-related muscle loss, known as Sarcopenia, is very common in older adults. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, nearly half of people aged 80 years and older experience muscle loss. Lean muscle mass makes up nearly 50% of total bodyweight in a healthy young

The Case for Life Insurance

It’s never comfortable to think about, or even plan for our own deaths. However, as we age, it’s something that should be considered. Many older adults choose to buy life insurance for a number of reasons. In fact, according to a study published by Policy

The Hidden Costs of Healthcare

It’s no surprise that one of the most expensive aspects of aging is financing your healthcare needs. In fact, according to a report published by West Health and Gallup, collectively, American seniors have withdrawn $22 billion from long-term savings to pay for their healthcare expenses. While healthcare

The Case for Assisted Living

When it comes to making a decision about transitioning into an assisted living facility or retirement community, many people are surprised at how much it can cost. While the high cost of assisted living is something to consider, it shouldn’t be the only factor you