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Why You Should Visit a Senior Living Community during the Holidays

November 24, 2016

Why You Should Visit a Senior Living Community during the Holidays

The holidays are traditionally a time of year when families get together to celebrate. In many cases, when loved ones are disbursed across the country, this is the first time all year when the family is reunited. For adult children returning home to Indiana to visit a senior loved one, the changes they see in their family member’s appearance can sometimes be shocking. They may be unprepared for how much an aging parent has been struggling.

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What Not to Say to a Senior When Talking about Assisted Living

November 10, 2016

What Not to Say to a Senior When Talking about Assisted Living

For most adult children, the idea of talking with an aging parent about moving to an assisted living community can be daunting. Families often say they delay having the conversation even when they know it is in their family member’s best interest to move.

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Facts about Senior Voters

October 27, 2016

Facts about Senior Voters

Being an American citizen grants each of us the right to participate in the democratic process. Part of that process means leaving your house to vote on Election Day, which will happen on Tuesday, November 8th this year.

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Tips For Communicating With Your Loved One’s Physician

October 13, 2016

Tips For Communicating With Your Loved One’s Physician

As a caregiver for an aging loved one, a variety of responsibilities may fall on your shoulders. At first it may just be paying some of their bills, doing their weekly grocery shopping, or helping them tidy up the house. With time, however, you may end up taking them to doctor’s appointments and helping them make important medical decisions.

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Should You Sell the House Before or After You Move to Senior Living?

September 29, 2016

Should You Sell the House Before or After You Move to Senior Living?

Selling a home and moving is often one of the most stressful life events we can experience, especially if it’s done without proper planning. If you are selling a senior’s home, there are many benefits to hiring a senior move manager to help make the transition go smoothly.

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Tips for Making a Smooth Transition to Senior Living

September 15, 2016

Tips for Making a Smooth Transition to Senior Living

Once you’ve made the decision to move an aging loved one into a senior living community, it’s only natural that there might be some pre-move jitters about making such a big life change. Knowing the difference between butterflies about a new experience and the potentially serious signs of depression is important.

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