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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.

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Financial Planning Tips for Seniors

Financial planning is important at any age. But for seniors, it means having the confidence that you have the funds you need to enjoy retirement without the burden of financial stress.

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Importance of posture for seniors

The Importance of Posture for Seniors

Thinking about good posture often conjures up images of young charm school children walking around with books on their heads. But proper posture isn't just about etiquette. In fact, maintaining proper posture can actually help keep us healthy and strong.

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Seniors and Stress: Management Techniques for a Healthy Life

Stress. It's just a fact of life. No matter your age, there will be times when life feels overwhelming. But as we get older, coping with stress actually becomes more difficult, as the way our bodies handle stress changes over time.

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5 Tips for Touring Senior Living Communities

After you've made the decision it's time to downsize your home and make the move to a senior living community, it's time to start researching and touring communities near you. Because this is a major life decision, you want to be certain you're choosing the community that will best fit your lifestyle and needs.

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Caregiver and elderly loved one avoiding caregiver stress with these tips

Top Tips to Reduce Caregiver Stress

More than 65 million Americans provide unpaid care to a loved one. Being a family caregiver can be a rewarding experience with benefits for both the caregiver and the person receiving the care; relationships grow stronger, and many caregivers enjoy the feeling of being needed and allowing a loved one to live as comfortably as possible.

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Senior man successfully recovering from hip replacement surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery – How to Ensure a Successful Recovery

Hip replacement surgery is commonly performed to relieve a painful hip joint that has begun to impede your everyday life. In this procedure, a surgeon surgery removes the damaged joint and replaces it with an artificial joint comprised of plastic and metal components.

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10 Healthy Aging Tips

Seniors today continually look for ways to age as gracefully as possible. After all, it’s been said that 70 is the new 50! We are living longer, healthier lives these days thanks not only to advances in medicine and technology, but also because we are armed with the knowledge of what a healthy lifestyle really means.

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Healthy seniors understand how to prevent falls

Senior Fall Prevention Tips

When seniors fall, they often face debilitating consequences. In fact, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults, including hip fractures and head trauma. The CDC reports that one out of three people aged 65 or older will experience a fall annually, and 2.8 million seniors are treated in in the emergency room for injuries due to a fall.

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Stay organized and streamline the moving process with our assisted living checklist.

Assisted Living Move-In Checklist

After making the decision to move an aging loved one to an assisted living community, the next step is to plan for the actual move-in day. Planning a move is stressful for most anyone, but for seniors who are also faced with downsizing from a current home, parting with some cherished belongings and adjusting to a new way of life, it’s easy to see how the situation can quickly escalate.

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Occupational Therapy and Activities of Daily Living

Following an illness, injury or surgery it’s vital to take part in a rehabilitation program. Rehab services are generally comprised of three components: physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. While physical therapy focuses on helping you regain strength and mobility, occupational therapy is key in helping you regain independence in everyday tasks

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