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Senior Living Resources

From tips on aging successfully to senior living decision guides, our resource section offers helpful information for older adults and their caregivers.

winter activities for seniors

How to Stay Active Throughout the Winter

Cold temperatures and the harsh weather conditions that often come with winter leave many seniors wanting to stay indoors until spring. And while there are days where it may be safer to stay indoors, staying too sedentary for too long can hold seniors back from maintaining active, more independent lives in the long-term.

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Benefits of Assisted Living

Signs Your Loved One Could Benefit from Assisted Living

If you’re like most people, the recent holiday season served as a great time to catch up with friends and family you may not see as often as you like, including aging loved ones. For many, this can spark a serious conversation as to whether an aging loved one’s current living situation is best for them.

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Common scams against seniors

5 Common Scams Targeting Seniors

Seniors over 60, and, in particular, older women living alone, are common targets of fraud. And while many seniors think they could never fall victim to a scam, an estimated 5 million seniors are financially exploited by scammers each year, resulting in nearly 1.5 billion dollars in losses each year.

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Link between sleep and brain health

The Link Between Sleep and Brain Health

You may notice that as you get older, your sleep patterns have changed.

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Benefits of Moving to a Senior Living Community

The Benefits of Moving to a Senior Living Community Sooner Rather than Later

Being a senior isn’t what it used to be. Advances in medical treatments are helping seniors live active and healthier lives longer than the generations before them.

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senior going over stroke prevention tips with his doctor

Stroke Prevention Tips

Nearly 800,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year. And according to the American Heart Association, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. It should should be of no surprise then that stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability.

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Senior man concerned his memory loss may be a sign of Alzheimer’s disease

Age-Related Memory Loss vs. Alzheimer’s Disease

We all have moment of forgetfulness. We blank on the name of a neighbor we spent time with growing up. We forget something we needed at the grocery store. Or we misplace our keys. These moments of forgetfulness often become more common as we age.

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Senior Weight Loss Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Regular exercise, a healthy diet, and maintaining a healthy weight is important at any age. But for those over 60, maintaining a healthy weight isn’t always so easy. Slowing metabolisms, decreases in muscle mass, strength and overall flexibility, chronic pain, lower energy levels and underlying health conditions can all contribute to weight gain.

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Senior undergoing physical therapy for chronic hip and knee pain

Physical Therapy for Chronic Hip and Knee Pain

It’s not uncommon to hear seniors complain of stiff, achy joints. In fact, the occasional ache and pain, particularly in the knee or hip, are often considered a normal part of aging. However, these occasional aches and pains should not be confused with chronic pain—pain occurring daily for up to six months that interferes with daily activities—which is anything but just another sign of getting older.

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Social Spring Activities for Seniors

The Best Springtime Social Activities for Seniors

Does it feel like this winter was especially long? You’re not alone. The cold temperatures of winter often increase feelings of fatigue and isolation.

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