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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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The Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Homes

August 23, 2016

The Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Homes

As you start thinking about senior living options, you may be wondering, “how is an assisted living community different than a nursing home?”

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Common Questions About Senior Living

August 18, 2016

Common Questions About Senior Living

As you move through the research phase of choosing a senior living community in Indiana, it’s only natural that you might have questions.

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What To Ask If You Visit Assisted Living

August 4, 2016

What To Ask If You Visit Assisted Living

Once you decide that making the move to senior living is the best decision for you or an older adult you love, one of the next steps is to start touring communities. Independent living and assisted living communities have so much to offer and seeing all of it in person is important.

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Tips for Touring Senior Living Communities

August 3, 2016

Tips for Touring Senior Living Communities

You’ve decided to make the move to a senior living community. What do you do next? If you wouldn’t buy a pair of shoes without trying them on first, then by the same logic you shouldn’t commit to a new living arrangement without taking a tour of a senior living community. Here are some things to consider when you visit an assisted living or senior living community in Indiana.

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The Health Risks of Isolation For Seniors

July 12, 2016

The Health Risks of Isolation For Seniors

Remaining in your own home as you age can have financial and emotional benefits for many seniors, but isolation can a dangerous side effect of living alone. Aging in place is the term that many seniors and Baby Boomers have adopted for not wanting to leave their home as they age. AARP has found that 87 percent of adults aged 65+ “want to remain in their current home and community as they age.” And according to the most recent data from the Administration on Aging, roughly 12.5 million older Americans live alone. While it’s admirable to want to remain independent, there can be serious health risks associated with feeling isolated and alone.

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